KRIS WADIA

Kris Wadia is the creator of the proprietary model of Humanized Leadership.

His career journey has ranged from successful entrepreneur to senior management roles in global corporations across 50 countries. Output from his Leadership of large virtual, cross-cultural teams for organizations such as Accenture, OCBC Bank and Pearson plc can be found below.

Kris Wadia and Humanized Leadership can be engaged for:

  • Coaching, Training and Performance Diagnostics for Leaders of Corporations, Government, Not-For-Profits and Non-Departmental Public Bodies wishing to improve performance and productivity with Employees and Clients.
  • Keynote Speeches, Workshops, Seminars, Real-Life Business Simulations and Client Role Plays.
  • Media interviews on Leadership, Trust, Virtual Team Working and Cross-Cultural Management.
  • Guest Lectureships at Academic Institutions, Motivational and After-Dinner Speeches.
  • Appointment as Chairman, Non-Executive Director, Advisory Board Member or Trustee.

AUTHOR. EDITOR. PRODUCER.

OPTIMISING E-BRAND PROFITABILITY:
LAUNCHING, GROWING & PROTECTING YOUR BRAND ONLINE


A Management Executive Briefing, authored by Kris Wadia, and published by the Financial Times.
It offers a blueprint for communicating via the Internet for the purpose of publicity, information or revenue generation, irrespective of geography, nationality, or culture.

EFFECTIVE CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION


A DVD and Web-based Program on Effective Cross Cultural Communication written and produced by Kris Wadia.
The course is designed to help recognize miscommunication issues early and manage them effectively, resulting in both time and cost savings.

SUCCESSFUL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT


Authored by Kris Wadia, this Euro Study Special Report, allows both specialist finance personnel and non-financial managers around the world to identify and implement a series of practical alternatives to improve corporate profitability.
It includes all major profit and cash flow forecasts and explains how to compute important financial ratios, allowing one to enjoy the benefits of positive cash flow- the lifeblood of any organization.

ASIAN DIRECT MARKETING HANDBOOK


This handbook, authored by Kris Wadia, provides within a single reference source, every important direct marketing fact in a standard and easy to read format for 11 Asian countries.

MEDIA QUOTES

Quoted in 'Americas: Technology: IT Services', an article published in Goldman Sachs Equity Research Report.

Contributor to 'A First-hand Look into the Global Delivery Network', an Accenture company update by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Quoted in 'Enter the Dragon: Look East to Grow Your Brand', an article published by dmi news.

Quoted in 'Cross-Cultural Communication - The Next Big Challenge in Global Sourcing', an article published by Global Sourcing - Accenture Internal Magazine.

Quoted in 'Technology Crises Facing SMEs', an article published in CNN Expansion.

Quoted in 'The Latin American Renaissance - Stepping From the Shadows', an article published in Design Council.

Quoted in 'Stunted by Cross-Cultural Misunderstandings', an article published in Silicon Taiga.

Quoted in 'Is the Party Over for Indian Outsourcers?', an article published in Business Week.

Quoted in 'The Challenge before Infosys, TCS, Wipro', an article published on rediff.com.

Quoted in 'Masters of Collaboration', an article published in Financial Times.

Quoted in 'Western IT Consultancies Take the Fight to India', an article published in Financial Times.

Quoted in 'Eastern Europe Competes for Share of the IT Outsourcing Cake', an article published in Romania News Watch.

Quoted in 'Accenture Still has a Way to Go to Fully Leverage the Global Service', an article published in Information Age.

Quoted in 'Accenture All Set to Venture into Corporate Training', an article published in Economic Times.

Quoted in 'IT giants play pricing game, too', an article published in DNA.

Quoted in 'Improved Cross-Cultural Communication Increases Global Sourcing Productivity',an article published in Outlook.

Quoted in 'Cultural ignorance the biggest barrier to outsourcing success', an article published in Management-Issues.

Quoted in 'Offshoring deals may founder on cultural differences', an article published in ZDNet.

Quoted in 'Culture clashes harm Offshoring', an article published in Business Week.

Quoted in 'India’s Outsourcing Challenge', an article published in Emerging Markets.

Quoted in 'Angling To Be The Next Bangalore', an article published in Business Week.

Quoted in 'New model on old ramp', an article published in Business Standard.

Quoted in 'Can Accenture beat its Indian rivals?', an article published on rediff.com.

Quoted in 'Cross cultures get in the way', an article published in Outsource Magazine.

Quoted in 'Accenture getting close to new competition', an article published in Crain's Chicago Business.

Quoted in 'A Global Outsourcing Review - Jockeying For Global Position', an article published in Outsource Compare.

Quoted in 'When yes could mean no', an article published in Business Line.

ARTICLES AUTHORED

'A World Apart', an article published in Spectra, the Journal of the UK Management Consultancies Association.

'Growing an eBrand Profitably', an article published on the Revenue Performance business website.

'The future of brand marketing in Asia', an article published in the Journal of Interactive Marketing.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Speaker on 'Give me my IT boom' at the Mexico Business Summit, Mexico.

Keynote speaker on 'Global Technology Trends' at the 10th Annual Pacific Crest Securities Technology Leadership Forum, USA.

Speaker at the 'CEO-CIO Summit', UK, covered in ComputerWeekly.com.

Speaker at the 'Confederation of British Industry and Financial Times Conference, UK', covered in The Financial Times.

ACADEMIC ENGAGEMENTS

Speaker at ‘Open Forum', at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune, India.

Speaker at 'Spotlighting India', conference at The Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine, USA.

QUALIFICATIONS

Currently pursuing a Doctorate in Professional Studies by Public Works (DProf Public Works).

Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK (FCCA).

Fellow of the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing, UK (F IDM).

NON-EXECUTIVE POSITIONS

Founder and Patron of Wadia Computer Lab at J N Petit Orphanage, Pune, India.

Board Member of Prince’s Trust Technology Leadership Group, UK and Trustee of Accenture Foundation, UK from 2004 - 2008.

Non-Executive Member of the Group Board of Advisors.