Merge Gupta-Sunderji turns managers into leaders. A professional speaker, author, radio commentator, and consultant since 1988, Merge gives people specific and practical tools to help them achieve leadership and communication success. Over 33,812 managers in four countries have participated in her engaging keynotes and facilitated workshops and obtained and practiced the tools to achieve leadership success.Merge’s client base is broad and varied including numerous professional associations, and mid- to large-sized corporations in the financial, energy and natural resources, and government sectors. Just some of her over 190 satisfied (and in most cases, repeat) clients include Capital One Financial Corporation (worldwide), Shell Oil, Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Certified General Accountants’ Association of Canada, QVC Inc., Honeywell, Promotional Product Professionals of Canada, the International Association of Business Communicators, and Meeting Professionals International (MPI). With Meeting Planners International, Merge is one of only 43 people in North America to be recognized as a Platinum Series speaker.Merge’s insights come from first-hand experience. As a leader at one of Canada’s premier oil and gas companies for over fourteen years, and a Board leader at a Credit Union for three years, she offers a unique blend of realism and humor that consistently engages and entertains her audiences! For almost two years, she was the well-known voice behind the national CBC radio column The Softer Side of Business heard coast to coast across Canada on CBC Radio One. She’s an award-winning published author, writing for many well-known organizations and publications, including a regular leadership issues column in CGA Magazine and the very popular Merge’s Monthly Mega Minute. The second edition of her book Why Does the Lobster Cast Off Its Shell? was released in July 2009. She is also the author of an entire Leadership Series of educational audio CDs that cover specific and day-to-day leadership challenges faced by managers and supervisors. She is presently working on her latest book, Power Tools for Leaders: Practical Strategies and Tactics to Build People, a hands-on practical how-to guide for managers and supervisors.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Merge Gupta-Sunderji and other top speakers and celebrities.