My Professional Bio in Brief
Amar Deshpande (also known as Amar Vyas) is a speaker, author, podcaster and a sustainability professional. He is the cofounder of gaathastory, a startup in children’s storytelling space. gaathastory was mentioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji in his monthly Mann Ki Baat program.
An alumnus of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in the USA, and is also a LEED Accredited Professional. During 18 year career, he has worked in program management, consulting, and content marketing. In the past, he has been associated with Amazon, Schneider Electric, and Jones Lang LaSalle.
He is a prolific writer and a storyteller. He writes regularly on LinkedIn, Quora, and his own blogs. He is the creator and host of MyKitaab, India’s first podcast on “How to Publish and Market Your Books”. His other works include author of NRI: Now, Returned to India. He has edited, translated and adapted over Fifty Indian fairytales. Amar and his wife Minu live in Bengaluru with their dog Buddy.