Contributor

Maya Mathias

Peaceful Leadership Advocate & Mentor. Editor, LeadfortheWorld.com Magazine. Founder, InventiveLinks.com

<p>Maya Mathias is Founder of <a href="http://www.inventivelinks.com" target="_hplink">Inventive Links</a>, a global leadership development and innovation management consultancy. </p> <br> <p>She's also the Editor of <a href="https://www.leadfortheworld.com" target="_hplink">Lead for the World</a>, a magazine and community that champions peaceful leadership, and the Creator and Host of <a href="http://www.execbookclub.com" target="_hplink">The Executive Book Club Podcast</a>, where soul-searching leaders access practical wisdom for the 21st Century.</p> <br> <p>Maya spent 15 years as a global marketing strategist, leading & mentoring diverse cross-functional teams across 3 continents (Asia, Europe, North America), in hyper-growth and ever-changing industries like advertising and technology. Former clients and employers include Ogilvy & Mather, IBM, HP, Microsoft, Polycom, Cisco, Singapore Airlines and the Intercontinental Hotels Group.</p> <br> <p>Maya's leadership role models include Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela and Mother Theresa. She's devoted to the practice of self mastery and wellness. Born into a Buddhist family, and raised to be a constantly curious global citizen, Maya’s personal growth journey includes the reflective study and active application of Eastern and Western philosophy, brain science, motivational psychology, improvisation and the healing arts.</p> <br> <p>Maya's life began with a lower-middle class upbringing in Asia, surrounded by poultry & vegetable farms and the "simple life." She doesn't forget her humble roots, and her body of work seeks to bring more equality, justice and personal purpose in troubling times.</p> <br> <p>Maya is a certified leadership coach, author of <a href="http://bit.ly/innomojopb" target="_hplink"><i>How To Innovate: Unleash Your InnoMojo</i></a>, a biologist, environmentalist and an award-winning singer.</p>