Ritu Gupta Mehrish is a woman on a mission to humanize leadership. Dedicated to helping leaders openly talk about the challenges, dilemmas and blocks they go through in their leadership journey, Ritu's passion is to highlight the 'human side' in leadership. She believes leaders don’t have to be Superman or Wonder Woman, they don’t have to try to be perfect all the time. Ritu shines the spotlight on the journey of the leaders who are behind building successful CEOs and the organizations – leaders behind the leaders! Her book Leader’s Block (yes, like writers’ block) addresses this and much more.
Ritu is an Executive Coach and Speaker, with 20 years of corporate experience working in companies such as P&G, GE Capital and GE spin-off Genpact. In her most recent role, Ritu ran a multimillion-dollar P&L with 1000 people across eight countries and 5 continents. Throughout her extensive career, Ritu has had the opportunity to work, coach and converse with leaders across the globe from diverse industries. Her business and leadership experience has enabled her to bring in a pragmatic approach to leadership development. Her client list highlights the level of expertise she brings to the leadership topic; Google, PayPal, Swiss Re, JP Morgan, Applied Materials, Intel, Knight Frank, Johnson & Johnson, AIA, Medtronic, IKEA, Deloitte, Wharton Executive Education.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS