Prakash Nedungadi is the group head for consumer insights and brand development at the Aditya Birla Group, a $41 billion global conglomerate based out of India. Mr. Nedungadi works with the Group’s B2B and B2C businesses on developing strong customer preference and building powerful brands through deep insighting, customer-centric culture and design and innovation. Prior to this, Prakash worked for over 27 years in various leading roles in marketing, sales and general management at companies such as Unilever, Gillette and Procter & Gamble. He was CEO for Madura Garments, India’s leading branded apparel business within the Aditya Birla Group. He also worked for three years in a social enterprise—The Teacher Foundation—which is a leading provider of teacher and school leader training and development. He continues his connection with this organization as a non-executive director and trustee. Prakash is also a certified business coach and a marathon runner.