Madan Birla (http://innovationculture.com/) is a speaker, consultant & trainer for companies around the world. A 22-year veteran of FedEx for, he was a member of its Long Range Planning Committee where he worked closely with founder & CEO Fred Smith, in developing and implementing innovative business strategies. He authored “Unleashing Creativity and Innovation: Nine Lessons from Nature for Enterprise Growth and Career Success” (Wiley, 2014); “FedEx Delivers: How the World’s Leading Shipping Company Keeps Innovating and Outperforming the Competition (Wiley, 2005); & “Balanced Life & Leadership Excellence: A Nurturing Relationship.” A board member of Wings Cancer Foundation, Birla's many awards incl. membership in Alpha-Pi-Mu, Industrial Engineering Honor Society & Five-Star Awards, FedEx’a highest recognition for Leadership Excellence. He is a regular speaker in Exec Ed programs incl. Kellogg, Northwestern, Duke, Columbia, the India & Singapore Institutes of Mgt, & Univ. of Memphis.