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Dr. Srini Pillay            

Neuroscientist & CEO of NeuroBusiness Group

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. He is a Harvard-Trained psychiatrist, experienced brain-researcher and certified master executive coach who combines his experience in all three fields to develop custom approaches to help senior leadership teams enhance strategic speed by enhancing leader confidence and resilience, facilitating change, enhancing agility, and boosting productivity and creativity.

In addition to being on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, he has also served on the faculties for executive education for Harvard Business School, Duke CE and Mobius Executive Leadership, a current partner of Egon Zehnder. Dr. Pillay is currently a member of the by-invitation only Transformational Leadership Council (TLC) and The Future of Executive Development (FRED). He is also on a think tank at McKinsey & Co., called “The Consortium for Advanced Adult Leadership and Development” and is engaged in research projects with The McKinsey Academy.

His client roster includes non-profits such as The World Bank, The UN, the DOD and the IMF. His work with high potentials and senior-leadership teams in for-profit companies includes Accenture, Lockheed Martin, Coca Cola, PepsiCo, Blue Shield of California, Prudential, Willis Group, State Farm and 3M.

Dr. Pillay’s business-related keynotes have been received with high acclaim throughout the world including the continental US, Canada, London, Paris, Switzerland, Brazil, India, Bulgaria and Romania. He is currently a designated provider of online learning for LinkedIn Learning for corporate mental health (depression, anxiety and addiction), as well as neurocoaching®, the discipline that he has pioneered.

Dr. Pillay and his expertise have been widely featured in the media including: 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.”

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