Crystal Kadakia

As one of the first Millennials to represent her generation as a thought leader, Crystal provides an impactful alternative to the traditional approach of sharing ambiguous generational traits and divisive generation-specific engagement tactics. Instead, she demystifies Millennials by explaining the role digital technology has played in belief systems and workplace habits. She introduces workplace transformations that works for all talent in today’s digital world, present and future, not just Millennials. Based on a decade of research and experience, she enables leaders to create organizational performance that allows businesses to thrive in a digitally disrupted world.

A Chemical Engineer turned Human Capital Strategist, Crystal provides globally relevant insight into millennials and modern workplace strategies from a truly unique perspective, representing: eastern and western culture, left and right brain thinking, female, millennial, Fortune 500 and consulting experience. After 7 years working for a global consumer product goods company as an engineer and training manager, Crystal started Invati Consulting to empower leaders to evolve people strategy from the Industrial Age to the Information Age.

As an award-winning consultant, she has driven transformation in learning & development, diversity & inclusion, innovation, and leadership capability for a diverse range of organizations, including General Mills, Intel, Procter & Gamble, Wells Fargo, and Nobu Hospitality. Her book, The Millennial Myth: Transforming Misunderstanding into Workplace Breakthroughs, offers audiences a way to transform the five biggest stereotypes into workplace leverage and is being translated for global audiences to reach even more leaders. She is honored to be a two-time TEDx speaker and Power 30 Under 30, CLO Learning in Practice, and ATD One to Watch award recipient.

From speaking in Norway to working in China, from industries ranging from utilities to banking & insurance to technology, Crystal offers a wide range of global insight on how digital is affecting employee productivity and engagement. She helps leaders reimagine the workplace and gives them the fundamental mindset shifts and tools to make a difference.