Deepa Prahalad

Deepa Prahalad

Deepa Prahalad is an author and innovation consultant. She has worked with start-ups and large multinationals, and co-authored the book, Predictable Magic, which was selected by Fast Company as one of the “Best Design Books of the Year”.  She writes for the Huffington Post, Harvard Business Review, BusinessWeek and other magazines.  Deepa speaks frequently on innovation/design strategy and mentors social entrepreneurs. She serves on the Advisory Boards of the Global Peter Drucker Forum, Arogya World and Re:Materials among others.   Deepa supports several programs in honor of her late father, CK Prahalad such as the Prahalad Initiative at the University of Michigan. She was recently selected by leadership guru Marshall Goldsmith into his “100 Coaches Program” from over 16,000 global applicants. An elected member of the International Academy of Management and the Center for Digital Transformation at University of California (Irvine), she was also ranked #34 on the inaugural Thinkers 50 India list.  She is an art enthusiast and a Board Member for South Asian Art at the San Diego Museum of Art. Deepa is a B.A. in Economics/Political Science from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.