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SIPA Special Event: Developing your Inner Leader for Life Success

(PS - Please Note New Location for this event below)

A conversation with yogi, mystic and visionary humanitarian Sadhguru with serial entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist BV Jagadeesh.
We are all leaders. Whether you are an entrepreneur, a CXO of a large corporation or a community leader, leadership qualities are necessary for success in all aspects of life. But some leaders take their leadership, their teams and their companies to far greater excellence than others.
• What does it take to achieve that excellence?
• What makes some leaders realize continued and ongoing success?
• How can they fulfill their responsibilities joyfully rather than being stressful?
• How do they manage their body, mind and emotions?
Leadership requires an inner strength, a quality that can be enhanced and strengthened. Join Sadhguru and Jagadeesh for a lively discussion about what it takes to scale the challenges of business and life to manifest the kind of legacy, team, and success that most only dream of creating.
This special event continues the acclaimed series "In Conversation with the Mystic" where prominent leaders from diverse fields, such as Infosys and ICICI Chairman, K.V. Kamath, Apollo Hospitals Chairman Dr Prathap Reddy, fashion designer and entrepreneur Donna Karan and movie director Shekhar Kapur, have explored a variety of subjects with Sadhguru.
This is a special event co-hosted by SIPA along with other bay area organizations.
Date: Saturday, May 11


HP Auditorium - Palo Alto Campus3000 Hanover St, Palo Alto, 94305


4:15pm: Registration and Networking
5:00pm: Program
6:45pm: Close

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About Sadhguru
Equally at home trekking barefoot through the Himalayas as riding a motorcycle on the expressway, meeting with world leaders or speaking with farmers in rural communities, Sadhguru is a contemporary mystic rooted as strongly in worldly and pragmatic matters as he is in inner experience and wisdom.
Sadhguru’s inclusive vision for human wellbeing, spurred him to establish the Isha Foundation, a public service organization. Started 30 years ago, and run by over 2 million volunteers today, Isha has grown from its grassroots origins in southern India to a global presence with centers in over 150 cities worldwide. Named one of India’s 50 most influential people, he has addressed prominent global forums on issues as diverse as socio-economic development, leadership and spirituality such as United Nations, World Economic Forum, TED, British House of Lords, the Australian Leadership Retreat, MIT and London School of Business.
His interviews are featured in The New York Times, BBC, Bloomberg, CNNI and CNBC. He is the author of over 50 books, the subject of four books and co-author of the Amazon bestseller “Midnights with the Mystic.” His public talks frequently draw crowds of over 300,000 people.
A yogi and visionary humanitarian of our times, Sadhguru works tirelessly towards the physical, mental and inner well-being of all. He was also honored with the Indira Gandhi Award, India’s highest award for environmental work in recognition of his Project GreenHands initiative.
Sadhguru’s life and work serve as a reminder that the inner sciences are not esoteric philosophies from an outdated past but a contemporary science vitally relevant to our times.

About B.V. Jagadeesh
B V Jagadeesh is a successful Serial Entrepreneur in Technology field, a Venture Capitalist and a Philanthropist. He was the co-founder and CTO of Exodus communications in 1993 that pioneered the concept of Internet data centers. He was instrumental in successful IPO of Exodus in 1998.
Jagadeesh seed funded NetScaler in 1999 and became President and CEO in 2000. NetScaler was successfully sold to Citrix and Jagadeesh served as Group VP and GM for Citrix Application Networking Division. In 1999 Jagadeesh Seed funded and was Chairman of Netmagic Solutions in India that pioneered the concept of Managed Data Centers in India. Netmagic was sold to NTT in 2012. Jagadeesh also Seed funded Edurite in 1999 that pioneered the Digital Content in India and is a well known brand name in India as part of Pearson.
Currently Jagadeesh is a Managing Partner at KAAJ Ventures. He is an investor and active board member at Cloud Velocity, ScaleArc, Nutanix, Fonemine and Whodini in the US and Triumph Software and Rakya Technoogies in India. He is also a mentor at IIM-Bangalore and IIM-Ahmedabad. Mr. Jagadeesh teaches Entrereneurial class at Santa Clara University for MBA. He is focusing on both US and India based entrepreneurs.
He also worked in Senior positions at 3Com and Novel before founding Exodus. He is based out of Silicon valley, CA.
Jagadeesh is actively involved in several India and US non profits uplifting education and health care such as UVCE Foundation, One School At A Time ( OSAAT), Bagalur Village Schools, Akshaya Patra, India Literacy Project ( ILP), Shankara Cancer Hospital, Shankara Eye Hospitals, Boys and Girls Club in California, India Community Center and Morgan Autism also in California.

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  • Sachin K.

    got some unplanned unavoidable meeting.

    May 11, 2013


    will join on a con call from India if available

    May 10, 2013

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