Dr.Radhakrishnan Pillai is a Ph.D from the University of Mumbai, Department of Philosophy. He trains leaders and aspirants from various fields including corporate world, politics, academics, administration, military etc. He has done an extensive research on “Kautilya’s Arthashastra”. He is a certified management consultant from the International institute of Management Consultants.
He is currently appointed as the Deputy Director of Chanakya International Institute of Leadership Studies (CIILS), of University of Mumbai. Dr Pillai is also the Director at SPM Foundation and Founder Director of Atma Darshan Pvt Ltd (a Spiritual Tourism Company) & Chanakya Aanvikshiki Pvt Ltd (a Leadership Training & Mentoring organisation).
He has represented India in various national and international conferences.
Dr Pillai’s first book ‘Corporate Chanakya’ has been on the “best-seller” list since its launch in 2010 and used as a text book in various Business schools in India and abroad. He is a visiting faculty in prestigious institutions in India and abroad including the IIT, IIM, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) among others. He has been a trainer and strategy consultant to over 500 organisations like Indian Army, Navy, Air force, Indian police, various NGOs, private, public sector and government organisations including Indian oil, HPCL, BPCL, L&T etc. He has been awarded the prestigious Sardar Patel International award 2009 and Aavishkar Chanakya Innovation Research Award 2013 for his research and contribution in field of management & Industrial development. He has been also honoured with the LOKMAT National Education Leadership Award as the Best Professor in Philosophy. He is also rated among the top 30 Indian management Thinkers globally by Thinkers50.com