Spiritual leader, self-help author and founder of the Isha Foundation, which is a non-profit organization offering yoga programs all over the world. His work as a public figure has led to interviews with BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, CNNfn, and Newsweek International.
He was born as Jaggi Vasudev, but became known as Jagadish, or Jaggi for short. He graduated from the University of Mysore with a BA in English literature.
He speaks at some of the world's most prominent leadership forums, including multiple panels at the World Economic Forum. He also served as a delegate to the United Nations Millennium Peace Summit and World Peace Congress.
He was born in Mysore, Karmataka, India, the youngest of four to parents Susheela and Dr. Vasudev.
He and self-help author Deepak Chopra are both motivational speakers from India.