Dr. Srini Pillay
Dr. Srini Pillay is the CEO of NeuroBusiness Group, a company that specializes in developing transformational leaders, voted one of the Top 20 “movers and shakers” in leadership development in the world by Training Industry.
Srini prepares and delivers top-rated leadership development courses and plenaries for clients such as Novartis, Lockheed Martin, Willis Group, Prudential, Pfizer, Fortune 500 food/beverage companies, and some of the largest Fortune 100 consulting firms. He has also trained leaders at The MITRE Corporation, The Department of Defense and The Institute for Law Enforcement with great acclaim. When the UN, World Bank and the International Monetary Fund seek to empower their leaders, they call Srini Pillay. He speaks and teaches throughout the US, Canada, London, Paris, Switzerland, India, Greece, Romania, Dubai and Brazil. An internationally recognized expert in applied brain science and human behavior, he addresses both specialists and general audiences on these topics throughout the world. Learn more.
Srini was invited by McKinsey & Company to join their new “Consortium for Advanced Adult Learning and Development” and was also one of the advisors on a new “think tank” exploring the benefits of mindfulness in business. Srini teaches in executive education at Duke Corporate Education and Harvard Business School.
He is also on the Transformational Leadership Council and on the board of FRED Leadership, an organization dedicated to helping companies with ethical dilemmas. Currently, Srini is a LinkedIn Learning instructor on the subjects of anxiety, depression, addiction and neuroscience in the workplace. He is a fellow at The American Institute of Stress and a world-renowned expert in stress, anxiety and burnout, having run an Outpatient Anxiety Disorders Clinic at Harvard’s Mclean Hospital, and studied brains for 17 years at a brain imaging center at Harvard as well. He has been invited to a US think tank on managing people in disasters.
Srini is currently also the Medical Director of a virtual reality startup, Reulay, and has founded or co-founded related startups focusing on technology for anxiety and antifragility.
Dr. Pillay and his expertise have been widely featured in the media including on CNN, Business News Network, Fox, NPR, The Boston Globe, The New York Times and Money Magazine. He is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review and has been featured in Forbes and The Wall Street Journal. He is also the award-winning author of “Life Unlocked: 7 Revolutionary Ways to Overcome Fear” and “Your Brain and Business: The Neuroscience of Great Leaders.” His new book is “Tinker, Dabble, Doodle, Try: Unlock the Power of the Unfocused Mind” (Ballantine Books, 2017). Srini has also presented a TEDx – “WIRED FOR SUCCESS: The Science of Possibility.”