Henna Inam

C-Suite Executive Coach & Board Advisor Author, Wired for Disruption
Former Fortune 500 C-level Executive


Henna Inam is the CEO of Transformational Leadership Inc., and a former C-level executive with Novartis. She drove transformation throughout her 20-year corporate career including in roles such as: Global Head e-Innovation, Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer, Region President for the Americas, VP Sales, and Country General Manager in Mexico.

Transformational Leadership helps organizations going through disruption develop leaders who create cultures of agility, trust and inclusion. Henna is a trusted advisor to C-suite leaders globally. Clients include: Region President for a multi-billion dollar P&L, a leader on Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women, R&D Head, Chief Audit Officer. Her most recent book Wired for Disruption outlines the five shifts in agility we need to be a force for good and thrive in the future of work. Her prior book Wired for Authenticity won “2016 Leadership Book of the Year” award.

Henna’s 20 years of corporate experience includes working in Brand Management (starting at Procter & Gamble), Finance, Sales and General Management. As Chief Marketing Officer, Henna ran marketing for a $2 billion global business and as Region President, she managed a $600 million P&L. As General Manager in Mexico, Henna and her 600-member team tripled the rate of innovation and successfully turned around a business that was losing share and profits. She was recognized by Novartis in 2006 for their top Performance Excellence award. Henna brings significant global experience, having lived or worked in seven countries across four continents.

As an independent board director of Engro Corp., the largest publicly traded company in Pakistan, she also chairs the Board People Committee. Engro Corp. is a diversified conglomerate with businesses that solve problems in the areas of food, energy, connectivity, and petrochemicals.

Henna is a leadership blogger for Forbes and a global speaker. She has appeared on Fox Business, NPR, and is quoted in Fortune/CNN/Money online. Committed to several non-profits that share her passion for the advancement of women, Henna is the co-organizer for TEDxWomen in Atlanta. Henna received her MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and completed Executive Education programs at the Harvard Business School.

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