Abhijit Bhaduri

Author, Columnist & Management Consultant

Forbes describes him as "one of the most interesting Globalists".

LinkedIn voted him as a must know writer. More than 850,000 followers on LinkedIn and Twitter follow his short form articles and sketches. SHRM rated him as the No 1 influencer on social media in 2018.

SAP describes him as a "Digitalist" thought leader. He has led teams for Microsoft, Colgate and PepsiCo across different countries in the world. For seven years he was the Chief Learning Officer of Wipro, a $7-billion-dollar firm with more than 175,000 employees of more than 90 nationalities across 54 countries.

• Voted as among the top ten learning professionals in the world. No 1 ranking in Asia.

Books and Publications

  1. The Digital Tsunami: David Rogers, faculty at Columbia Business School says, "If you haven't rethought your approach to talent in the digital era, read this book and get started."

  2. Don't Hire the Best: This best-seller explains how to hire talented leaders for the C-Suite. The American psychologist Robert Hogan says, “For those of you who believe in data based solutions to crucial organizational problems, this book is for you.

  3. Written articles for Harvard Business Review, Forbes and Wall Street Journal on themes of jobs, innovation, digital disruption and leadership.
Columns and Blogs
  • Weekly blog for Times of India The Economic Times and YourStory
  • Monthly column for People Matters & Business Line
  • Articles published by DDI, SHRM, Harvard Business Review (Ascend)
Advisory and Teaching
  • Advisor to the Executive Doctoral Program of erstwhile Wharton and currently the Graduate School of Education, Penn State University, US.
  • Advisor to Fortune 500 companies on leadership and talent management that prepares organizations for the future of work. Advisor and coach to business leaders in US, Europe, and Asia Pacific
  • Taught doctoral students at Graduate School of Education at Penn State University, US.
  • Addressed students at IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Taught at Executive Education program of Wharton. Addressed students of Duke and New York University’s Business School. Faculty for business leaders at executive education programs at IIM, Bangalore.
  1. TEDx talk: What Makes Us Happy

  2. Keynote Speaker at the Lift Conference, Geneva

  3. Keynote Speaker at INK Conference ; NASSCOM; ATD