G.K. Jayaram is the founder and managing director of the Institute of Leadership and Institutional Development (ILID). ILID trains,develops, and consults to social entrepreneurs on issues related to leadership, scalability, and sustainability. He was the first Chairman of Infosys, and the Founding Director of the award-winning Infosys Leadership Institute based in Mysore, India. He is also the chief mentor at the Jawaharlal Nehru Leadership Institute in New Delhi. Jayaram has had a four decades-long career in the consulting and corporate worlds. He has worked at Arthur D. Little, Inc. and Coopers and Lybrand and has co-founded a software firm in the U.S. His Ph.D. is from UCLA, where he studied behavioral sciences and social-technical systems design, and he has taught at Stanford and the Naval Postgraduate School.