Bharat Avalani Founder and CEO, Connecting the Dots Consultancy

Bharat Avalani is an accomplished FMCG marketer, facilitator and communicator who works with thought- leaders across the globe. Throughout his career, Bharat has been a habitual storyteller who captivates his audiences with his wealth of experience. He believes that Business Storytelling is the number one leadership and communication skill of the next decade. He is committed to helping restore humanity to the workplace, using storytelling as its method. His friends call him a memory collector and a storyteller. He seeks experiences. Every journey is a story for him. Like others he takes photographs; but he believes his are different. They tell a story that is emotive and engaging. He is the Founder and CEO of Connecting the Dots Consultancy and a Global Partner of Anecdote which is recognized as the world leader in the use of storytelling in business. Bharat is currently the Secretary General of the Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA) and serves on the Global Board of the New York based International Advertising Association (IAA) as the Global VP for Continuous Professional Development.