Hitendra Wadhwa is Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Business School, where he runs popular personal leadership courses.
He is also the founder of the Institute for Personal Leadership, which offers consulting to individuals and organizations such as American Express, Best Buy, Estee Lauder, Godrej Group, JP Morgan Chase, and Pfizer. The Institute has just created an online course in collaboration with Columbia due to launch in 2012.
Prior to Columbia Professor Wadhwa worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company. He also founded and led Paramark an award winning technology company that developed the first real-time optimization platform for online marketing.