Prakash Iyer

National Best-Selling Author | Leadership Coach


Prakash Iyer is the epitome of 'Corporate Chanakya'. Having spent over three decades in the corporate world, he is a well-known expert on leadership, teamwork, entrepreneurship and winning every day. 

An IIM Ahmedabad alumnus, Prakash started his corporate career with Hindustan Unilever Ltd. Until recently, he was the Managing Director of Kimberly-Clark Lever, earlier to which he was the MD and CEO of Infomedia India Limited (formerly known as Tata Infomedia). Before this, he was also the Executive Director of Pepsico and later was the Regional VP of Pepsico China. 

Prakash Iyer was also the CEO of Mumbai Indians in 2015, he left a year later to pursue a career as a leadership consultant. 

Prakash Iyer's first book was published by Penguin- 'The Habit of Winning' (2011). He is also the author of 'The secret of leadership' (2013) and 'How come no one told me that' (2021).

Passionate about cricket and people, Prakash Iyer speaks and writes extensively on motivation, leadership, and teamwork. He also runs programs and workshops and coaches individuals to unleash the leader in them.

Awards and Accomplishments

Awards and Accomplishments

Prakash Iyer has delivered 100+ presentations across six countries and various industries. He is also a regular contributor at TedX talks on many topics pan India. 

Prakash’s first book, The Habit of Winning, was shortlisted for ‘The Economist Crossword Popular Book Award’ in 2011 and translated into seven languages. His books ‘The Habit of Winning’ and ‘The Secret of Leadership’ are national bestsellers.


Prakash Iyer is one of the most sought after motivational speakers. Get inspired from his glorious three decades of corporate career learning powerful lessons on leadership, teamwork, and the habit of winning.

Popular Speaking Topics 

    • The Habit of Winning- What makes teams win.
    • Unleashing the leader within- helping people become better leaders.
    • People-centric leadership- How to become a leader that inspires.
    • Leadership when the chips are down- Overcoming adversity.
    • Top Team Effectiveness- Helping leadership teams get it right.
    • Lessons from Sports- for the larger game of life.

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