Gaurav Gupta, John Kotter and Vanessa Akhtar

Dr. Vanessa Akhtar is a Principal at Kotter, who works on Kotter’s most complex transformation engagements and helps to drive Research + Development with the ultimate goal of helping individuals and groups develop leadership skills across all levels of organizations to drive successful change. She can be reached at [email protected] Gaurav Gupta is an Affiliate at Kotter and a founder at Ka Partners, with extensive global and diverse functional experience in collaborating with business leaders to develop and implement effective transformation efforts. He can be reached at [email protected] Dr. John P. Kotter is a best-selling author, award winning business and management thought leader, business entrepreneur and Harvard Professor. His ideas, books, and strategy execution and change firm, Kotter, help mobilize people around the world to better lead organizations in an era of increasingly rapid change.

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