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About the team

Dr. Pavan Soni

Innovation Evangelist 

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Dr. Pavan Soni is an Innovation Evangelist by profession and a teacher by passion. He is the founder of Inflexion Point, offering programs on Design, Innovation and Leadership. He has conducted over 550 workshops with 170 organizations in 5 countries.
Pavan is the author of the National Bestsellers, Design Your Thinking, and Design Your Career, published by Penguin Random House. 
Apart from being an Adjunct Faculty at ISB Hyderabad and IIM Bangalore, Pavan is a columnist at Mint, YourStory, Inc42, Entrepreneur and People Matters. His monthly newsletter, Inflexion Point, reaches to over 20,000 enthusiasts across the world.
Pavan was the only Indian to be shortlisted for the prestigious 'FT & McKinsey Bracken Bower Award for the Best Business Book of the Year 2016'. He has been invited five times to speak at the TEDx, and is featured as one of the '100 Digital Influencers of 2020' by YourStory.
Pavan is a Gold Medalist from MBM Engineering College Jodhpur, and did his PGDIE from IIM Mumbai. He finished his Doctoral Studies from IIM Bangalore in the domain of innovation management. He is passionate about fitness, spirituality, guitar, chess, reading and writing.

Nimisha Jashnani

Holistic Life Coach  

Nimisha is a passionate advocate and enabler of workplace diversity and inclusion. In her career spanning over a decade, she has worked with organizations like Citibank, Wipro, Capgemini, and IIM Bangalore in various capacities around sales, marketing, human resources, and inclusion lead. At Capgemini, Nimisha was instrumental in the company winning the15th NCPEDP-Shell Helen Keller Award 2013 and receiving a honorable mention in the UN ESCAP SASAKAWA Award 2013. 
Nimisha has consulted with leading organizations in the space of diversity, inclusion, mindfulness and holistic living. She did her BE from MBM Engineering College Jodhpur and MBA from TAPMI.
She is a student of Hindustani Classical music and is a meditation and fitness enthusiast. 
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About the books

Design Your Thinking (2020)

Design Your Thinking, authored by Dr. Pavan Soni and published by Penguin Random House in 2020

Design Your Career (2024)


Table of content

  • What is Design Thinking?

  • Why Design Thinking Now?

  • Key Tenets of Design Thinking

  • Inspire

  • Empathize and Define

  • Ideate

  • Prototype and Test

  • Scale

  • Design Thinking in Action 

  • How to Be a Design Thinker

‘An amazing read from Dr Pavan Soni. Rich in literature on design thinking and insights from Indian examples, the book guides the evolution of the thinking process systematically and systemically’

- Dr K. Radhakrishnan, Former Chairman, ISRO


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  • Life is Long, Pace is Well

  • Deserve before you Desire

  • Own Your Career, of Somebody Else Will

  • Focus on High-Leverage Activities

  • Think Strategically, Act Decisively

  • Leadership Is a Choice Not Everyone Can Make 

‘In these disruptive times, you need clarity and decisiveness. This book offers practical insights and tools on how to create an impactful career with a meaningful life.'

- Nandan Nilekani,

Co-founder and Chairman, Infosys

Founding Chairman, UIDAI (Aadhaar)

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