Rishi Kapal

Management Consultant at MindActiv Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

Rishi Kapal is an academician by choice and on a mission to educate a million students on financial literacy, careers, communications, emotional wellness and fitness. The goalpost has crossed 10k students as more schools and colleges trust the mission.

A Stanford LEAD alumni with 27+ years of experience, having a dual masters in management, published Author of 4 books , edtech & healthtech startups Specialist , Former CXO of Fortune 500s. He works in diversified areas or Career Management & Transition and Leadership Coaching for organizations.

He had a corporate career of 21 years in coveted roles with leading organizations namely Sony, Qualcomm, Castrol, Ericsson, Tata Lucent/Avaya and HCL to name a few. The last corporate assignment was as the Interim MD of Sony Mobile Communications, owning a business deliverable of USD200M+ leading a team of motivated 300+ professionals. Currently pursuing a PhD in Organizational leadership , based in Pune.


  • University Relations Specialist - Leadup Universe

  • Innovations and Change ExpertInnovations and Change Expert - MiraiNxt

  • Author : Sage Publications, McGraw Hill, Notion Press | Visiting Faculty at Symbiosis Uni Pune

  • Global Edtech Innovator & EducatorGlobal Edtech Innovator & Educator - MIT Academy of Engineering, Alandi, Pune

  • Managing Director(Interim) & VPManaging Director(Interim) & VP - Sony Mobile Communications

  • Director-Business DevelopmentDirector-Business Development - Qualcomm India Pvt Ltd

  • Business Unit Leader: Sri LankaBusiness Unit Leader: Sri Lanka - Ericsson

  • Head-Marketing(HD)Head-Marketing(HD) - Castrol India Limited

  • Account ManagerAccount Manager - Ericsson India Limited

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