Bharat Avalani

Bharat Avalani, a Unilever Veteran who has crisscrossed 73 countries comes with rich global experience and expertise in Brand Management, Media Strategy, Brand Activation, Market Development and Integrated Brand Communications.

He is the CEO of Connecting the Dots Consultancy and the Global Partner of Anecdote International, recognized as a world’s leader in the use of storytelling in business. He helps leaders and organizations tap into the power of stories to make strategies stick, bring values to life and assist leaders to be more influencing, engaging and inspiring at work. He strongly believes that storytelling can help restore humanity at workplaces.
His friends call him a memory collector and a storyteller. He seeks experiences and every journey is a story for him. Like many others, he also takes selfies; but his selfies are different, because each picture tells a story that is deeply etched in Bharat’s memory. Each picture is an emotional experience for him.

The Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA) at the 30th AdAsia Congress held in Bali gave him a Special Award for teaching and spreading the good influence of advertising and marketing across the region and for impacting 200 talents from 11 countries through the IAA / AFAA Fasttrack Program that he has been delivering since 2013.