CEO Vijay Talwar: Purpose as a Catalyst

The FMCG Guys, Daniel and Efrain, are joined in this episode by Vijay Talwar, a proven business leader at Foot Locker, Nike, and Blue Nile, who was named the CEO of eCommerce player Wish shortly after recording this episode.

Vijay shared several learnings from his prestigious career, reflecting on how his personality has impacted his leadership style, what he learned in his years leading a non-profit foundation in India, and how finding your purpose can serve as a great catalyst to driving organizational and individual transformation.

  • Sources of inspiration and motivation
  • Being an extrovert in the corporate world
  • Leaders that have inspired Vijay in his career
  • Stepping out of corporate to work for a non-profit, and back into corporate
  • Impact of COVID in leadership
  • How engaging executive peers has changed in time
  • Setting a vision and managing large teams through purpose