Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
CEO of the Iclif Leadership & Governance Centre in Malaysia, author of Too Many Bosses, Too Few Leaders (Simon & Schuster 2011) and a regular writer for Forbes, Rajeev has extensive global experience in leadership development with a particular focus on developing and delivering on business strategy.
Rajeev’s professional roots are in industry. He has been Chief Learning Officer of both Coca-Cola and Morgan Stanley, and has formerly held senior positions at American Express and Goldman Sachs. At Goldman, Rajeev helped found Pine Street – the firm’s acclaimed leadership academy – and headed Pine Street for Europe and Asia.
He has also provided coaching, consulting and advisory services globally. His current research centres around the implications of recent Neuroscience and Quantum Physics discoveries on leadership.
Rajeev is a sought after international speaker and has been widely featured in international media platforms such as Bloomberg TV & radio, National Public Radio (NPR), Harvard Business Review, CNBC, Fast Company, Leader to Leader, American Management Association (AMA) magazine, Leadership Excellence magazine, The Times of India, The National Dubai, Mint-Wall Street Journal and the Conference Board.
In 2014 he was named one of Top 100 Global Thought Leaders for Trustworthy Business by ‘Trust Across America.’ Rajeev and his family have lived in fourteen cities in eight countries.
Too Many Bosses, Too Few Leaders
Rajeev Peshawaria shares what it really takes to become an exceptional leader — one who not only runs the company but creates a cadre of supporters who understand the company’s goals and missions and work to embody them every day.
Be The Change is a compilation of short essays written in a free-flowing and conversational style. These essays draw from the actual experiences of Iclif’s faculty as well as the input and challenges faced by those who have already benefited from Iclif’s leadership programmes. Some of the most pressing leadership-related issues affecting not only productivity but also performance are dealt with in these pages.