Sandeep K. Krishnan is a senior director at People Business, a global leadership and human resources consulting firm. He is an adjunct professor for the course 'The Making of a CEO' at IIM Bangalore. He is also a visiting faculty at IIM Indore. Sandeep is a fellow (doctorate) of IIM Ahmedabad and did his graduation from the College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram. At People Business, Sandeep has led consulting assignments with organizations like 3M, Tata Group, ITC Limited, Biocon, Britannia, Manipal Group, Allstate, United Technologies, PWC and Accenture in the areas of leadership and talent management. Prior to joining People Business, he has worked with Infosys, Ernst and Young, IBM and RPG Group. He is an executive coach with certification from the University of Cambridge.
The Making of a CEO is the illuminating result of interviews with high-level executives across various sectors. The idea for the book originated in a popular course Sandeep taught at IIM Bangalore, where the students spoke to CEOs about the key aspects of the journey to the top-building professional credibility, and managing one's career and oneself. The book also explores the nuances of leadership in start-ups, large corporations, family businesses, educational institutions, not-for-profit organizations, the public sector and the government sector. The Making of a CEO is a must-read for anyone who aspires to be in the top job.