Nikhil Desai is an International Speaker, Motivator and Trainer.
He is passionate about enabling people to excel in their personal and professional lives.
A powerful presenter with an energetic speaking style, Nikhil inspires and motivates his participants
to produce lasting change. More than a quarter-million people have benefited from his presentations in
56 cities of the world in the last 27 years.
Nikhil graduated with an MBA from the USA where he stood first in his university. Thereafter he worked in
After returning to India he set up manufacturing facilities and industries in the textile and automobile
In 1991 when India liberalized the economy Nikhil established The Centre For Excellence which was
awarded as the HR & Training Company of the Year by the CEO Magazine.
Nikhil Desai received a LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD at the WORLD HRD CONGRESS. Delegates all
over the world attended this conference.
Nikhil was featured in the special issue of The Human Factor on The Learning Industry Best Practices
Revealed with other eminent icons worldwide.
Nikhil Desai has also appeared on Television & Radio in India, New York, California, Philippines, South
Africa & Oman.
Nikhil Desai is the only speaker & trainer in the world who has the combined strength of an MBA from
U.S.A., business acumen through his own business enterprises, a qualified corporate yoga practitioner
and has 27 years of experience in conducting motivational sessions and training programs.
This wealth of experience enables him to share rich ideas and experiences with the audiences during his
sessions which are very interesting, interactive and impactful. Nikhil conducts 2 power-packed flagship
1. In Pursuit Of Excellence – Unleashing The Potential In You & Your Organization™
2. Achieving Excellence Thru Stress Management™
Nikhil also conducts programs on Achieving Excellence At Work, Delivering High
Impact Presentations, Doubling Productivity, Energizing The Body and Mind, Energizing Yourself &
Your Team, Team, Executive Development, Fun Ways Of Energizing The Body & Mind, Excellence In
Communication Skills, Excellence In Customer Care, Interpersonal Skills, Management Development,
Mastering Time Management, Oorja – For Leadership Excellence, Personal Excellence, Successful
Selling Skills, Supervisory Excellence, Team Building, & Inter-Personal Skills, Time & Stress
Management, The Art Of Leadership, Train The Trainer & Work-Life Balance.
Nikhil’s participants also include executives of more than 900 organizations including ACG Worldwide,
Aditya Birla Group, Ambuja, Aon Global, Asian Paints, BASF, BG India, BNP Paribas, Barclays Bank, Blue
Dart, Caterpillar, Cadbury, Cap Gemini, Castrol, Cipla, DHL, Deloitte, Deutsche Bank, Dow, Ernst & Young,
Fosters, General Electric, GSK, Godrej, Hindustan Unilever, Hyatt, ITC, Infiniti Retail, Johnson & Johnson,
Johnson Matthey, Kotak, Larsen & Toubro, Levi Strauss, Lintas, Mahindra, Novartis,, Oberoi Hotels,
Omantel, PepsiCo, Pfizer, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Reliance, Sandoz, SBI, Siemens, Standard Chartered
Bank, Tata Group, Whirlpool, Wipro and various other companies.
Nikhil Desai has delivered presentations and conducted workshops at various national and
international events & forums including the:
– World HR Summit
– World Training & Development Congress
– Dubai Human Resource Forum, Dubai
– International Society for Performance Improvement Europe Conference, Sweden
– The HR Summit, Singapore
– The Economic Times Leadership Conclave
– Singapore Quality Institute, Singapore
– International Society for Performance Improvement Conference, U.S.A
– World Conference on Training & Development