Rohit Bhargava is an innovation and marketing expert, skilled facilitator, and keynote speaker. After a successful 15-year career as a brand and marketing strategist at two of the largest agencies in the world (Ogilvy and Leo Burnett), Rohit became an entrepreneur and has since started three companies. He is the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of five books on topics as wide ranging as the future of business and building a brand with personality, and he has delivered sold out keynote presentations and workshops to business leaders in 32 countries. His signature book, Non-Obvious, is updated annually with 15 new trend predictions, has been read and shared by more than 1 million readers, and has been translated into ten languages.
Rohit has been invited to share his insights at some of the most forward-looking organizations in the world including Intel, NASA, Disney, JP Morgan Chase, LinkedIn, Microsoft, American Express, BP, the World Bank, Coca-Cola and hundreds of others
Outside of his consulting work, Rohit also teaches his popular signature course on storytelling and marketing at Georgetown University in Washington D.C., and has been invited to deliver guest lectures at many other prestigious schools including Stanford and Wharton. For the past 14 years Rohit has also been writing his personal Influential Marketing Blog, which has been featured in global media and named one of the top 25 marketing blogs in the world by AdAge magazine. He is regularly interviewed and featured as an expert commentator in global media including Harvard Business Review, The Guardian, and NPR. Rohit also writes a monthly column for GQ magazine in Brazil on technology and trends.
Thanks to his many years of sharing insights, Rohit has been recognized alongside visionary business leaders like Sir Richard Branson and Tom Peters as a Top 100 Thought Leader In Trustworthy Business Behavior, and was named by global recruiting firm Korn Ferry as one of the Most Influential South Asians In Media and Entertainment.