About: Devdutt Pattanaik

Devdutt consults organisations on culture, diversity and leadership

Devdutt Pattanaik

Author, Mythologist, Leadership Coach

Author of 30 books and 600 columns with bestsellers

Devdutt Pattanaik writes on relevance of mythology in modern times, especially in areas of management, governance and leadership. Trained in medicine, he worked for 15 years in the healthcare and pharma industries before he focussed on his passion full time. He is author of 30 books and 600 columns, with bestsellers such as My Gita, Jaya, Sita, Business Sutra and the 7 Secret Series. He was a speaker at TEDIndia 2009 and spoke on Myths that Mystify, East versus West. His TV shows include Business Sutra on CNBC-TV18 and Devlok on Epic TV. He consults organisations on culture, diversity and leadership and also consults various television channels and filmmakers on storytelling.




“It was amazing to see 100+ people glued to their seats listening to stories that they have been telling their kids, but with a totally different perspective. Since [Devdutt Pattanaik’s] session, everyone has been using the concepts in their discussions and presentations.”

- Anurag Mehrotra
Vice President, Sales, Ford India