Rohit Bhargava

Founder & Chief Trend Curator

Rohit is the WSJ best selling author of five books on branding, leadership and trends. His thinking has been read by more than 1 million readers and he has delivered keynote presentations in 32 countries around the world – including multiple TEDx talks. He is a former executive at Ogilvy and Leo Burnett, and also teaches storytelling and marketing at Georgetown University.

Paresh Shah

Chief of Strategy and Value Architect

Paresh has advised global executives from 20 countries on business strategy and is a former executive at strategy firm Monitor Company. He is a graduate of the MBA program at Harvard University, his insights have been featured in publications like Forbes, Entrepreneur and Inc, and he has taught strategy and innovation in multiple MBA programs around the world.

Gretchen Gardner

Senior Strategist

Gretchen Gardner is a communications and branding specialist based in Los Angeles. Having lived 7 years in Argentina, she is passionate about helping brands think global through connecting them with culture, language, and above all, people.

Viveca Chan

Managing Director, Asia

Viveca Chan is the Managing Director for Non-Obvious Company based in Hong Kong and has been an industry pioneer for over 20 years. Previously, she was the Chairman of Grey Advertising and was named to the prestigious Ad Age Global 100 Most Influential Women list.

Eliza Mountcastle Shah


Eliza Mountcastle Shah received her PhD in Genetics and Neurodevelopment from Harvard University in 1996. For Non-Obvious Company, she leads the Mindful Management practice – specializing in helping leaders build more positive workplace cultures and inspire their teams.