Krishna Kumar is the Co-founder and CEO of GreenPepper since 2007. He works with leadership teams of organizations to give extreme business value through digital transformation, talent hiring, and business model innovation. A super-generalist consulting professional who worked with 300+ client companies in 15 years on mission-critical business areas. He is an advisor to CXOs and entrepreneurs.
He is Leader – Capability Building at Bloombloom, an edtech platform with 25,000+ learners and 3000+ educators. He is a marketing strategist for an upcoming neobank called BranchX on product and content strategy.
Leadership advisory | Digital transformation | Talent acquisition | Design thinking | Marketing | Collaborative learning
GreenPepper’s specialized hiring team recruited 3000+ resources, mostly technology, in the 14+ years of working with 200+ companies in India.
He launched and managed many service lines and has grown/nurtured/led high-performing domestic and global teams using a coaching style leadership and an agile, pragmatic delivery approach.
GreenPepper Digital worked with 90+ companies in the last 7 years on digital services projects which include web UI/UX, social media, e-commerce, videos, advanced applications, and digital transformation projects.
He is leading digital transformation projects for clients, design thinking, user experience design, digital strategy, account management & business development.
He has done 300+ workshops on digital transformation, creative marketing, leadership, innovation, and growth, and a series of webinars for thousands of professionals on the Future of Work, Remote Working, and Human Behaviour. Here is a partial list of the platforms where he was the speaker.
Specialized Consulting Interventions
As an entrepreneur and specialist for the last 12 years, he and his team helped 300+ companies (which includes companies like Uber, Amazon, Air India Express) to build strong teams through hiring, organizational development, corporate documentary filmmaking, and specialized marketing interventions.
He was a speaker at the Jerusalem Leaders Summit in 2016, in Israel, on ‘Why India Matters’.
He was a panelist at Horasis India Meeting (co-hosted by CII) in 2020, on Co-developing countries in the Asian region along with leaders from Southeast Asian countries.
Leading distributed specialist teams
His distributed team works on talent acquisition, digital innovation, new media projects, and performance consulting interventions for small and medium businesses.
Author of the book ‘Between Genes and Memes’
His book on critical thinking, Between Genes and Memes, is praised by media, TEDx speakers, investors, neuroscientists, authors, and professionals, and is available on Amazon now. It got reviewed by The Hindu and The New Indian Express as a ‘modern-day philosophical book which needs deeper reading.’ It is available on Amazon.
Leadership Insights Blog
His blog krishnakumar.co.in is about the philosophy and insights of many leaders he worked with.
His article ‘Education is too important to stay the way it is’ went viral on Linkedin and got featured by Pulse, discussed across the world by educationists, career specialists, and professionals. Later, he published five deep articles on online education and learning communities.
Rotary International, TIE, Swiss AI Cognitive, IET India Future Tech Panel, Innovation SuperClusters, NSRCEL, IIM Bangalore.
In 2019, he was listed as one of the top 2000 influencers in the world by Influencer Times based in Tokyo.
LeadCasts, a podcast series led by him, is distributed on 8 platforms including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Radio Public, and many more.
He led the massive road expedition called The Great Indian Footprint 2016, with a dozen partners including global alliances, in a 12000 km journey covering 41 cities and 9 city receptions and campaigns on ‘Horn Not OK please’ against sound pollution in Indian roads. More than 300K people pledged to not use the horn in their vehicles. The program was in partnership with Young Indians, part of the Confederation of Indian Industry.
Education | Lifelong learning
MBA in International Finance | and 45+ MOOCs on marketing, design thinking, neuroscience, content marketing, growth hacking, artificial intelligence, financial modeling, and economics.
Write / talk to me at: email@example.com
Twitter – @kkaction
‘Do what you enjoy, enjoy what you do’.