Vineet Nayar is
an Indian business executive, author and philanthropist. He is the
former Chief Executive Officer of HCL Technologies, Founder
Chairman & CEO of Sampark Foundation and author of critically acclaimed
management book "Employees First, Customers Second: Turning Conventional
Management Upside Down” which has sold 100,000+ copies.
Nayar was chosen by Fortune Magazine for
its first ever global "Executive Dream Team" 2012, which has been
described as an "all-star leadership" that "could coalesce and
dominate in any industry." This is in addition to his inclusion in the
elite "Thinkers 50 List? which is a list of the world's top 50 business
When Speaking Minds was founded in 2007 in New Zealand, little did we envisage that this would grow into an international brand with offices in India and London in less than a decade. We set up the business to share what we had learnt, from the privileges we have had in our jobs – of access to knowledge.
Bringing India to the rest of the world was our driving force.
The dna of our business is genuinely about sharing knowledge with the
world, from thought leaders and experts who are notable achievers in
their field. Raga D'silva quit her highly successful corporate career in
New Zealand in 2007, to set up a dream business of connecting
knowledge, insights, motivation from exceptional talent with the
corporate world, globally.