On Friday, March 12th, MYRA PGDM students attended a virtual lecture titled “The Science of Being Happy”. It was delivered by Mike Murali, Chief Fun Officer & Director Marketing – Capgemini. Capgemini is a French multinational IT-services company with over 120,000 employees in India. Mike Murali is a Bangalore-based executive with strong interests in branding, internal…
Chief Fun Officer & Director Marketing Capgemini I 2x TEDx Speaker I 2x Guinness Record Holder I Stage & TV Host
How will it be to walk into the office every day with the sole purpose of spreading smiles and having fun? Meet Mike Murali, the Chief Fun Officer & Director Marketing at Capgemini Technology Services India. Murali has over 19 years of Industry experience spanning end-to-end corporate Marketing roles globally like branding, internal communication, events and employee engagement, client relationships management, etc.
As the Chief Fun Officer, Murali innovates on path braking ideas to create new benchmarks in Employee Engagement for the 125000 employees at Capgemini India. Murali also handles 4 other functions under corporate marketing touching the brand at multiple levels. Murali played a key role in ideating and implementing 2 big ideas to get Capgemini into the coveted Guinness Book of Records for 2 years in a row also is the brain behind the longest employee engagement initiative in the country namely Thank God It’s Monday and has a Limca record for the same!
Mike Murali also dons many different avatars apart from the corporate one, as a flagship stage and TV host with over 2500 stage shows across 18 countries, including doing stadium commentary for BCCI in the T20 cricket world cup. Murali has also featured in the coveted TEDx platform 2 times as a speaker and has been a sought-after speaker in many international forums. Murali also is a part of the advisory board of the prestigious Christ University!
He also runs EFGH (Every Friend Gives Help), a not-for-profit NGO and a friends network that mobilizes funds and essentials when there is a calamity.
Truly Mike Murali is a jack of many trades and the master of FUN!