Devdutt Pattanaik is a professional speaker based out of the finance capital of India, Mumbai. He is a mythologist (decoder of stories, symbols and rituals that reveal human assumptions and cultural truths), writer, illustrator and speaker.
Trained in medicine, he worked in healthcare and pharma industries for 15 years, briefly business advisor with Ernst and Young, and then Chief Belief Officer of Future Group (Big Bazaar).
He has authored of over 25 books and 400 articles that connects mythology with everyday life.
Devdutt Pattanaik writes and lectures extensively on the relevance of mythology in matters related to leadership, entrepreneurship, branding, management and governance. He serves as Chief Belief Officer of the Future Group.
Currently, he is leadership coach and inspirational speaker to many organizations besides Future Group.
His columns on management and culture that appear in Economic Times are a hit with general and specialist readers.