LeaderCrest is established by Dr. CB Rao who has over 42 years of diversified experience in strategic and operational leadership of large reputed companies in India, including subsidiaries of global MNCs. He has led companies on the path of rapid growth and value creation. Dr. Rao is a business leader with deep experience in pharmaceutical and automobile industries, with a strong grasp over all functional domains. Dr. Rao has undertaken several growth-driving and value-building integration and diversification initiatives for the companies he was associated with.

Dr. CB Rao holds a Ph.D. Degree in Industrial Management and an M. Tech. Degree in Industrial Engineering, both from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Chennai, and a B.E. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. He is a prolific writer having contributed over 135 papers to journals and posted over 360 essays on strategy and leadership in his personal blog, "Strategy Musings", available at Dr. CB Rao has authored and published three books under the LeaderCrest banner. These can be viewed on the BookStore.

Induction of new technologies, establishment of new businesses, structuring of collaborations, building of organizations, and development of leaders are some of his passions that are reflected in his rich and varied track record across industries. LeaderCrest is his chosen platform to continue to serve industry and business as well as enable professionals reach their fullest potential.