GameChanger, Social Innovation
Mandar leads Shell’s GameChanger Social Innovation program that invests in novel social innovations that solve a social and/or environmental challenge and create shared value – for Shell, local communities and society at large. Mandar was inducted in the prestigious Ashoka League of Intrapreneur for his pioneering work to design and deliver the EMPOWER program to nourish the innovation culture @ Shell using meditation techniques. He has spoken on leadership and innovation at TEDx, Wharton, Oxford Said Business School, London Business School and was interviewed by Fast Co for his intrapreneurial work. For over a decade, Mandar has volunteered his time to teach leadership programs using meditation practices for the Art of Living Foundation and the International Association for Human Values – both non-profit, humanitarian NGO’s affiliated with the United Nations.