Harsh is a business author, speaker, and brand expert who has helped numerous organizations build compelling brand identities by crafting stories about their strengths. He has authored three bestselling books and over 100 articles on brand building published in prominent publications such as CNBC, Forbes, and The Economic Times (Brand Equity).
Harsh has worked with a variety of organizations, including unicorn startups like FirstCry and Icertis, think tanks like the World Bank and TiE, and corporates like Deloitte, Cognizant, and HSBC. He has also written stories of successful startup brands like BigBasket, BookMyShow, and Shaadi.com, as well as personal brands (India's leading digital content creators/influencers) such as Bhuvan Bam, Prajakta Koli, and Ranveer Allahbadia.
His contribution to the branding and marketing literature has been recognized by influential leaders in government, business, venture capital, and academia, including Mr. Amitabh Kant (former CEO, NITI Aayog), Mr. Harsh Mariwala (Chairman, Marico), Mr. Ronnie Screwvala (Founder, UTV), Mr. Suresh Narayanan (Chairman & MD, Nestle India), Mr. GV Ravishankar (MD, Sequoia Capital India), Prof. Rishikesha Krishnan (Director, IIM Bangalore), and Prof. Kartik Hosanagar (Marketing Professor, Wharton), among others.
He has shared his expertise and experience through speaking engagements at prestigious institutions like TEDx (six times), Josh Talks, IIT Bombay, and IIM Ahmedabad. Additionally, he teaches startup branding at MICA Ahmedabad. He earned his MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur.
He is curator of iPamnani, a non-commercial visual storytelling initiative to inspire people. He has also received recognition for his contributions to social initiatives from various non-profits, including New York Cares, Cents Ability, Komen Breast Cancer Foundation in the USA, and TiE in India.