S.Venkatesh is an author, speaker, business leader and investor.
His books AGNIBAAN and KAALKOOT have both been Amazon #1 bestsellers, and have received acclaim for their combination of conspiracy, history and suspense. KAALKOOT has been optioned for screen adaptation.
As a private equity investor, business leader and Director on the Boards of multiple companies, Venkatesh has helped businesses scale up, innovate, grow and create value. He has held leadership positions across Asia with JP Morgan, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank, and helped invest funds into India at Australian firms AMP and Macquarie.
He is the founder of Mainspring Advisors (www.mainspring.in), a leadership coaching and strategy consulting firm focused on helping businesses and leaders achieve their full potential.
Venkatesh has been a mindfulness practitioner since his college days at IIT Delhi and IIM Calcutta. His fortnightly column for ‘The Daily Guardian’ newspaper explores mindfulness and its link to leadership, wealth, creativity and personal growth.
Venkatesh has been profiled among the leading motivational speakers of India by The New Indian Express. He has delivered talks and conducted workshops across numerous corporate and community forums on creativity, innovation, storytelling, leadership, success and entrepreneurship. He draws on his extensive business experience, storytelling skills, and his experience as an author and mindfulness practitioner, to creatively engage audiences.
Venkatesh is passionate about enabling businesses and leaders to achieve their full potential. As a coach, he uses insights from business as well as mindfulness practice to help talented individuals tune into their inner compass and achieve personal, professional and financial growth. He has been trained by John Mattone (coach to Steve Jobs) and is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council, an invitation-only community of senior coaches from across the world.
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