The Film:

INNOVATION: Where Creativity and Technology Meet is a documentary where the world’s most popular creative entrepreneurs, happiness experts and leadership thinkers share their secrets for a happier and meaningful life.

If you’ve ever wondered how:

  • An entrepreneur got his business idea from a plane ride?
  • World class IT outsourcing started in India?
  • An artist converted a whole village into a hotel?
  • Tony Hsieh transformed Zappos.com into one of the world’s 50 best companies to work for.
  • Salman Khan started Khan Academy?
  • To be creative?
  • To follow your dream despite adversity?
  • To apply the science of happiness in your life?

Featuring interviews and appearances by:

Tony Hsieh

CEO, www.zappos.com

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Tony Hsieh is the CEO of the most popular online shoe and clothing company www.Zappos.com. After graduating from the Harvard University in 1995, Tony Hsieh launched his first company “Link Exchange”. Today, the success formula of Zappos.com is taught in world’s top business schools. Zappos.com is ranked 11 among the 100 best companies to work for.

Salman Khan

www.khanacademy.com

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Founder, Khan Academy. www.khanacademy.com. Salman Khan is an educator and founder of the Khan Academy, a free online platform and a not for profit organization. In 2012, Time magazine named Salman Khan as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Khan Academy’s mission is to change education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.

Phil Libin

CEO, Evernote

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Phil Libin is a creative entrepreneur who likes to work on new ideas. His company Evernote is one of the fastest growing cloud technology based companies in the world. His company’s product Evernote is a revolutionary suite of cloud technology based software that is designed for note taking and archiving.

Robin Sharma

Leadership Mentor and Author

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Robin Sharma is one of the world’s leading experts on leadership and personal success. He is the author of 10 major international best sellers including the “The Monk who sold his Ferrari” and the “The Greatness Guide”. Mr. Sharma is the founder and the CEO of Sharma Leadership International Inc., a global consultancy with a single focus to help organizations develop employees lead without a title.

Dr. A.K. Pradeep

Founder and CEO of Neurofucs

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Dr. A.K. Pradeep is world’s leading marketing researcher, pioneering in the application of neuroscience in marketing, advertising, and messaging. He works with many of the world’s leading companies including CBC, Microsoft, Google, PayPal, Citibank, Bluecross, Blueshield, and many more.

Chip Conley

www.chipconley.com

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Founder of Joie De Vivre hospitality, San Francisco, USA. Chip Conley is a famous American Hotelier, author, speaker, and an executive coach. After completing his MBA from the Stanford University, Chip Conley started Joie De Vivre hospitality in San Francisco. As a successful businessman, Mr. Conley received numerous awards. He is an author of many best selling books including Peak and The Rebel Rules.

K.B. Chandrasekhar

CEO and Chairman of Jamcracker Inc.

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K.B. Chandrasekhar, founder-CEO of Jamcracker is an icon among business community in Silicon Valley, California. His life proves that understanding, dedication, and good effort will never fail.

Prof. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

www.cgu.edu/pages/4751.asp

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World-renowned researcher of creativity and happiness. Prof. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is a distinguished professor and world-renowned researcher in the field of positive psychology. He is the head of the Quality of Life Research center at Claremont University, Claremont, California. Prof. Csikszentmihalyi is noted for his work in the study of happiness and creativity. He is best known as the architect of the notion of “Flow” and for his research and writing on the topic.

N.R. Narayana Murthy

Founder of Infosys

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N.R. Narayana Murthy is the founder-chairman of Infosys technologies Ltd. , a global software consulting company headquartered in Bangalore, India. Mr. Murthy articulated, designed, and implemented the Global delivery model which has become the foundation of IT services outsourcing in India. In August 2004, The TIME magazine reported him as one of the ten leaders who are helping to shape the future of technology. In 2006, the TIME magazine again voted him as one of the Asian heroes who have brought about revolutionary changes in Asia in the last 60 years.

Kris Gopalakrishnan

CEO and Managing Director, Infosys

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Kris Gopalakrishnan is one of the founders of Infosys Technologies Ltd. A global IT business solutions provider headquarters in Bangalore, India. As the CEO, he defines the road map for technology and innovation. Kris recognized as a global thought leader. He was selected in Thinkers 50, an elite list of global business thinkers.

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

www.marshallgoldsmithlibrary.com

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Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is a world authority in helping successful leaders in order to achieve positive, lasting change in behavior for themselves, their people and their teams. Dr. Goldsmith is recognized as one of the fifteen most influential business thinkers in the world by the London Times and Forbes Magazine. The American Management Association named Dr. Goldsmith as one of the 50 great thinkers and leaders who have influenced the field of management over the past 80 years.

Prof. Srikumar Rao

www.areyoureadytosucceed.com

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Founder, The creativity and Personal Mastery Institute, New York.

Dr. Nathaniel Branden

www.nathanielbranden.com

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Dr. Nathaniel Branden is a philosopher, best selling author, and an executive coach. Dr. Branden is best known for his work in the field of psychology of self-esteem from a humanistic perspective. Dr. Branden is the author of many best selling books. The motion picture “The passion of Ayn Rand” (directed by Christopher Menaul, released in 1999) was based on Dr. Branden’s life.

Dr. Shabbir Amanullah

Psychiatrist from Ontario

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Dr. Shabbir Amanullah is a prominent psychiatrist from Ontario, Canada. He is the recipient of many awards for his exemplary contributions towards excellence in psychiatry.

Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky

Prof, At the University of California

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Prof. Lyubomirsky is a professor in the department of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside and the author of the best selling book “The how of happiness”. Dr. Lyubomirsky acted in documentaries produced by Canadian Broad casting corporation (CBC Canada) and the recent “Happy” movie directed by the Academy Award winning nominee Roko Belic.

DMichael J. Gelb

www.michaelgelb.com

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Michael J. Gelb is the world’s leading authority on the application of creative thinking to personal and organizational development. He is a pioneer in the fields of creative thinking, accelerated learning, and innovative leadership. Michael Gelb is the author of 12 books on creativity and innovation including the New York Times best seller ‘How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci: Seven steps to Genius Every Day.

Mr. Ben Zander

Music Composer

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Benjamin Zander is a world famous musician, conductor, teacher, and public speaker. Mr. Zander is the music director of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and a faculty member at the New England Conservatory. He is a regular speaker at World Leadership forum and World Business forum. He co-authored the best selling book “The Art of Possibility” with his wife Rosamund Zander.

Rosamund Zander

Psychotherapist, Teacher, Author

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Rosamund Zander is a pioneer in the field of leadership and relationship. Ker work is detailed in the best selling book, The Art of Possibility (Harvard Business School Press, 2000) that presents a synthesis of her work and the leadership practices of Boston Philharmonic conductor Benjamin Zander. She offers intuitive, inventive coaching for effective personal and professional relationships.

Dr. Carole S. Dweck

Prof. of Psychology

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Professor Dweck teaches courses in Personality and Social Development as well as motivation. Her recent book “Mindset – The new psychology of success” is a best seller in the field of self-help and psychology.

Dr. Raj Sisodia

Prof. of Marketing, USA

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Prof. Raj Sisodia is one of the thought leaders of the conscious capitalism movement globally. He is the cofounder and chairman of the conscious capitalism institute. In 2003, Professor Sisodia was cited as one of the “50 Leading Marketing Thinkers” by the UK based chartered institute of marketing.

Dr. Raj Raghunathan

Associate Prof. at University of Texas

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Dr. Raj Raghunathan is an Associate professor at the McCombs School of business, University of Texas, Austin. He is interested in decision-making, hedonic and utilitarian consumption, and consumer behavior. He is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Consumer Research and the Journal of Consumer Psychology.

Dr. Harsha V. Dehejia

Has a double doctorate

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Dr. Harsha Dehijia has a double doctorate, one in medicine and the other in Ancient Indian culture. He is also a member of the Royal College of Physicans of Glasgow, London and of the Royal College of physicians of Canada. He is a practicing physican and Adjunct professor of Indian Studies in the college of humanities of at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.

Steve Borgia

Chairman and MD of InDeco

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Chairman and Managing Director of InDeco, a tourism company, India. Steve Borgia is the chairman of InDeco, only Indian company that won the distinguished “Global Eco Tourism” award. Steve’s life is dedicated to being creative in all its endeavors. Steve is also a renowned author.

Rajendra Prasade

CEO of Trigon Merchandising Services

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CEO of Trigon Merchandising Services, India. Rajendra Prasade is a successful entrepreneur in the field of fashion and architecture from India.