Deepa Prahalad is an author and innovation consultant. She has worked with start-ups and large multinationals, and co-authored the book, Predictable Magic: Unleash The Power of Design Strategy To Transform Your Business, which was selected by Fast Company as one of the “Best Design Books of the Year”. She writes regularly for the Harvard Business Review, strategy+business, Huffingtion Post and other magazines. Deepa is an elected member of the International Academy of Management and was ranked #34 on the inaugural Thinkers 50 India list. She was recently selected by leadership guru Marshall Goldsmith into his “100 Coaches Program” from over 16,000 global applicants and is on the Fast Company Impact Council.

Deepa speaks on innovation and design strategy and mentors social entrepreneurs. She is on the Advisory Boards of the Global Peter Drucker Forum, ArogyaWorld and ModRoof and is also a Board Member for South Asian Art collection at the San Diego Museum of Art. Deepa actively supports several global efforts in memory of her late father, CK Prahalad. She is a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.