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Anjali Kumar

5 out of 5

Founding General Counsel at Google & Head of Social Innovation at Warby Parker

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 Anjali Kumar Biography

Anjali Kumar is a Brooklyn born, first generation Indian American author, attorney, advisor, speaker, and “idea acupuncturist”. She was most recently the Founding Chief People Officer and Founding General Counsel at Cheddar, a news network start-up based in Manhattan. Anjali was formerly the Founding Head of Social Innovation and Founding General Counsel at Warby Parker. Prior to joining Warby Parker, Anjali was Founding General Counsel at Acumen and Senior Counsel at Google where she was a commercial and product attorney on areas ranging from Google X to YouTube. While at Google, Anjali curated and hosted the @Google Speaker Series on campus in NYC brining Googlers from around the globe face-to-face with today’s most prominent and innovative thought leaders including Anthony Bourdain, Marcus Samuelsson, Garance Doré, Questlove, and Jacques Pépin. From this speaker series, Anjali hosted a YouTube interview series “Lunchtime at Google.”

Anjali has taught for several years as an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School and Fordham University. She has served as an advisor to prominent technology companies, luxury fashion brands, consumer products, and non-profit organizations including Malala Fund, IDEO.org, and organize.org. Anjali recently joined the board of Happy Money, the only financial company to combine psychology and money to help people live happy lives, and she is on the Board of Directors of Women’s World Banking.

Anjali’s lectures often deal with questions around innovation and diversity. As an “idea acupuncturist”, Anjali brings a spiritual approach to the business world. She doesn’t give black or white answers to businesses or problems, she looks at a set of issues and works on pressure points using unique interventions to help keep the energy flowing into an idea or business. Anjali has been featured as a keynote speaker at TEDX, Seattle Interactive Conference, The Connecticut Forum, and Diane von Furstenberg’s International Women’s Day Speaker Series. She has participated in fireside chats with Danny Meyer (Union Square Hospitality Forum), Ezra Klein (Washington Post), and Neil Blumenthal (Co-CEO/Founder of Warby Parker). In November 2017, she spoke at TEDWomen. Her “beautiful inspiring, and funny” talk My Failed Mission To Find God - And What I Found Instead, based on her book Stalking God: My Unorthodox Search For Something To Believe In, has been watched by over 2 million people from around the world and translated into over a dozen languages.

Anjali is focused on redirecting the conversation around diversity and gender equality in the workplace by embracing ideas of non-absolutism. Her talks stop framing diversity in business from a moral obligation to start thinking about diversity as an untapped and proven means for businesses to increase creativity, jumpstart innovation, and produce higher revenues.

Anjali’s work in social innovation has been featured in Inc., Forbes, and the New York Times. Her book has been featured in Harper’s Bazaar India and Vanity Fair.

Anjali earned her BA in Biomedical Ethics from Brown University and a JD from Boston University School of Law. In 2016, she was appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio to join the NYC Children’s Cabinet Advisory Board and GrowNYC. She currently serves on the board of directors of Happy Money, GloScience Professional, Amplifier Foundation, Edible Schoolyard NYC, and American Documentary (AmDoc), a national nonprofit media arts organization. Anjali also serves on the Guggenheim Museum’s Global Innovation Council.

Anjali released her first book Stalking God; My Unorthodox Search For Something To Believe In January 2018 via publisher Hachette.

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Stalking God: My Unorthodox Search for Something to Believe In

Stalking God: My Unorthodox Search for Something to Believe In

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  • Anjali’s lectures often deal with question around innovation and diversity. As an “idea acupuncturist” Anjali brings a spiritual approach to the business world. She doesn’t give black or white answers to businesses or problems, she looks at a se of issues and works on pressure points using different interventions to help keep the energy flowing into an idea or business. Anjali had been featured as a keynote speaker at TEDX, Seattle Interactive Conference, The Connecticut Forum, and Diane von Furstenberg’s International Women’s Day Speaker Series. She has participated in fireside chats with Danny Meyer (Union Square Hospitality Forum), Ezra Klein (Washington Post), and Neil Blumenthal (Co-CEO/Founder of Warby Parker). In November 2017 she spoke at TEDWomen. Her “beautiful inspiring, and funny” talk “My Failed Mission To Find God
    • And What I Found Instead”, based on her book Stalking God: My Unorthodox Search For Something To Believe In, has been watched by over 2 million people around the world and translated into over a dozen languages. Anjali’s talks also deal with redirecting the conversation around diversity and gender equality in the workplace by embracing ideas of non-absolutism. Anjali wants to stop framing diversity in the business from a moral obligation and start thinking about diversity as an untapped and proven means for businesses to increase creativity, jumpstart innovation, and produce higher revenues.

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    Booking fees for Anjali Kumar, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Anjali Kumar, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Anjali Kumar?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Anjali Kumar for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Anjali Kumar for your next private or corporate function.
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Anjali Kumar

5 out of 5

Founding General Counsel at Google & Head of Social Innovation at Warby Parker

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Anjali Kumar Biography

Anjali Kumar is a Brooklyn born, first generation Indian American author, attorney, advisor, speaker, and “idea acupuncturist”. She was most recently the Founding Chief People Officer and Founding General Counsel at Cheddar, a news network start-up based in Manhattan. Anjali was formerly the Founding Head of Social Innovation and Founding General Counsel at Warby Parker. Prior to joining Warby Parker, Anjali was Founding General Counsel at Acumen and Senior Counsel at Google where she was a commercial and product attorney on areas ranging from Google X to YouTube. While at Google, Anjali curated and hosted the @Google Speaker Series on campus in NYC brining Googlers from around the globe face-to-face with today’s most prominent and innovative thought leaders including Anthony Bourdain, Marcus Samuelsson, Garance Doré, Questlove, and Jacques Pépin. From this speaker series, Anjali hosted a YouTube interview series “Lunchtime at Google.”

Anjali has taught for several years as an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School and Fordham University. She has served as an advisor to prominent technology companies, luxury fashion brands, consumer products, and non-profit organizations including Malala Fund, IDEO.org, and organize.org. Anjali recently joined the board of Happy Money, the only financial company to combine psychology and money to help people live happy lives, and she is on the Board of Directors of Women’s World Banking.

Anjali’s lectures often deal with questions around innovation and diversity. As an “idea acupuncturist”, Anjali brings a spiritual approach to the business world. She doesn’t give black or white answers to businesses or problems, she looks at a set of issues and works on pressure points using unique interventions to help keep the energy flowing into an idea or business. Anjali has been featured as a keynote speaker at TEDX, Seattle Interactive Conference, The Connecticut Forum, and Diane von Furstenberg’s International Women’s Day Speaker Series. She has participated in fireside chats with Danny Meyer (Union Square Hospitality Forum), Ezra Klein (Washington Post), and Neil Blumenthal (Co-CEO/Founder of Warby Parker). In November 2017, she spoke at TEDWomen. Her “beautiful inspiring, and funny” talk My Failed Mission To Find God - And What I Found Instead, based on her book Stalking God: My Unorthodox Search For Something To Believe In, has been watched by over 2 million people from around the world and translated into over a dozen languages.

Anjali is focused on redirecting the conversation around diversity and gender equality in the workplace by embracing ideas of non-absolutism. Her talks stop framing diversity in business from a moral obligation to start thinking about diversity as an untapped and proven means for businesses to increase creativity, jumpstart innovation, and produce higher revenues.

Anjali’s work in social innovation has been featured in Inc., Forbes, and the New York Times. Her book has been featured in Harper’s Bazaar India and Vanity Fair.

Anjali earned her BA in Biomedical Ethics from Brown University and a JD from Boston University School of Law. In 2016, she was appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio to join the NYC Children’s Cabinet Advisory Board and GrowNYC. She currently serves on the board of directors of Happy Money, GloScience Professional, Amplifier Foundation, Edible Schoolyard NYC, and American Documentary (AmDoc), a national nonprofit media arts organization. Anjali also serves on the Guggenheim Museum’s Global Innovation Council.

Anjali released her first book Stalking God; My Unorthodox Search For Something To Believe In January 2018 via publisher Hachette.

Anjali Kumar Videos

  • Anjali Kumar: "Stalking God, My Unorthodox Search for Something ...
    Jan 14, 2019 ... A spiritually omnivorous exploration, "Stalking God," humorously chronicles Anjali's attempt to answer questions she can't Google...
  • My failed mission to find God -- and what I found instead | Anjali Kumar
    Feb 22, 2018 ... Anjali Kumar went looking for God and ended up finding something else entirely. In an uplifting, funny talk about our shared...
  • Anjali Kumar - General Counsel at Warby Parker - YouTube
    Feb 6, 2015 ... Anjali Kumar of Warby Parker talks to DSI about culture. Global Guest Lectures Series, Fall 2014.

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Anjali Kumar Speaking Topics

  • Anjali’s lectures often deal with question around innovation and diversity. As an “idea acupuncturist” Anjali brings a spiritual approach to the business world. She doesn’t give black or white answers to businesses or problems, she looks at a se of issues and works on pressure points using different interventions to help keep the energy flowing into an idea or business. Anjali had been featured as a keynote speaker at TEDX, Seattle Interactive Conference, The Connecticut Forum, and Diane von Furstenberg’s International Women’s Day Speaker Series. She has participated in fireside chats with Danny Meyer (Union Square Hospitality Forum), Ezra Klein (Washington Post), and Neil Blumenthal (Co-CEO/Founder of Warby Parker). In November 2017 she spoke at TEDWomen. Her “beautiful inspiring, and funny” talk “My Failed Mission To Find God
    • And What I Found Instead”, based on her book Stalking God: My Unorthodox Search For Something To Believe In, has been watched by over 2 million people around the world and translated into over a dozen languages. Anjali’s talks also deal with redirecting the conversation around diversity and gender equality in the workplace by embracing ideas of non-absolutism. Anjali wants to stop framing diversity in the business from a moral obligation and start thinking about diversity as an untapped and proven means for businesses to increase creativity, jumpstart innovation, and produce higher revenues.

FAQs on booking Anjali Kumar

  • How to book Anjali Kumar?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Anjali Kumar for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Anjali Kumar, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Anjali Kumar or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Anjali Kumar?

    Booking fees for Anjali Kumar, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Anjali Kumar, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Anjali Kumar?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Anjali Kumar for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Anjali Kumar for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Anjali Kumar or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Anjali Kumar or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Anjali Kumar is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Anjali Kumar for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Anjali Kumar generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Randi Zuckerberg, Mitch Lowe, Marilyn Tam, Matthew Luhn and Linda Alvarado. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Anjali Kumar for an upcoming event.

Anjali Kumar Speaker Videos

  • Anjali Kumar: "Stalking God, My Unorthodox Search for Something ...
    Jan 14, 2019 ... A spiritually omnivorous exploration, "Stalking God," humorously chronicles Anjali's attempt to answer questions she can't Google the answer to ...
    My failed mission to find God -- and what I found instead | Anjali Kumar
    Feb 22, 2018 ... Anjali Kumar went looking for God and ended up finding something else entirely. In an uplifting, funny talk about our shared humanity, she ...
  • Anjali Kumar - General Counsel at Warby Parker - YouTube
    Feb 6, 2015 ... Anjali Kumar of Warby Parker talks to DSI about culture. Global Guest Lectures Series, Fall 2014.
    Transform the norm: Anjali Kumar at TEDxTimesSquare - YouTube
  • Anjali Kumar on Trust is the New Black - Further with Ford - YouTube

Anjali Kumar Speaking Topics

  • Anjali’s lectures often deal with question around innovation and diversity. As an “idea acupuncturist” Anjali brings a spiritual approach to the business world. She doesn’t give black or white answers to businesses or problems, she looks at a se of issues and works on pressure points using different interventions to help keep the energy flowing into an idea or business. Anjali had been featured as a keynote speaker at TEDX, Seattle Interactive Conference, The Connecticut Forum, and Diane von Furstenberg’s International Women’s Day Speaker Series. She has participated in fireside chats with Danny Meyer (Union Square Hospitality Forum), Ezra Klein (Washington Post), and Neil Blumenthal (Co-CEO/Founder of Warby Parker). In November 2017 she spoke at TEDWomen. Her “beautiful inspiring, and funny” talk “My Failed Mission To Find God
    • And What I Found Instead”, based on her book Stalking God: My Unorthodox Search For Something To Believe In, has been watched by over 2 million people around the world and translated into over a dozen languages. Anjali’s talks also deal with redirecting the conversation around diversity and gender equality in the workplace by embracing ideas of non-absolutism. Anjali wants to stop framing diversity in the business from a moral obligation and start thinking about diversity as an untapped and proven means for businesses to increase creativity, jumpstart innovation, and produce higher revenues.

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