It takes a certain kind of man, a man of integrity and quality, a true visionary to reach the pinnacle of success, and yet maintain an air of humility that is striking in its simplicity. It takes a man like Dr. Cdr KARTIKAY SAINI, a humanitarian, a true leader to validate that success and humility co-exist.
Dr. Cdr Kartikay Saini is an ex-commander of the Indian Navy who spent 32 years of his distinguished career serving the motherland in the defence and civil world, with an excellent track record that speaks of his dedication and love for the country.
Currently he holds the following distinguished positions that underline his leadership and entrepreneurship skills in addition to numerous other positions on the Boards of Schools and management institutions.
Very few are adept at cracking the code of success with such poise, patience and perfection.
A few elements of his persona that endorse this claim are…
Accomplished Businessman: Dr. Cdr. Saini has undertaken numerous leadership roles in his richly diverse business career as the CEO of Tobu India Pvt. Ltd, CEO of Eurotherm Hema (A German JV), Joint Director Procurement (Navy) among others. He is currently a Director at Hema Engineering Industries Ltd, a 5000 million turnover Automobile Industry. He also Chairs the Board of Scottish High International School and serves in the capacity of Board Member of Special Olympics.
Motivational leader: Apart from his laudable accomplishments in the field of education at the National and International levels, Dr. Cdr Saini has served and continues to serve as a key speaker in workshops and seminars on leadership and governance in different parts of the world-Spain, Switzerland, China, U.S.A, Macau, Philippines, Malaysia, to mention a few. He constantly challenges the status quo, expunging mediocre ideas and concepts with his radical views and innovative ideas on global issues. He models true leadership by practicing what he teaches. Little wonder that he is highly respected in the community, with his ideas catching on like wildfire. He has led youth conferences in India and abroad inspiring thousands of youth across the globe.
Dr. Kartikay Saini has been invited to lead conferences and workshops across the world and honored for his excellent humanitarian work in the field of ‘disability’. His workshops include the Academies of Asia Pacific, Europe Eurasia Youth summits, America’s Youth Congress, etc.
Artiste & Orator: Dr. Cdr. Kartikay Saini is a keen writer, a poet, and has contributed to a number of journals and magazines including the US Proceedings, USA. His oratory skills and interest in drama & music embody the qualities of a well-rounded leader who works hard and plays even harder.
The Fore-runner: Dr. Saini is the first INDIAN to have been the Chairman of 30 Nations Asia Pacific Unified Sports Advisory Committee. He has brought laurels to India by leading the social cause of Unification across the Asia Pacific continents including Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia. He has made the country proud time and time again as he is the FIRST INDIAN to have been appointed on the Board of Special Olympics International Washington, mentoring 177 countries of the world including continents of America, Africa, Asia, and Europe.
The achievements of Dr.Cdr Kartikay Saini in the area of education and humanitarianism has earned him commendations by many Heads of Global organizations and Country heads of ‘Special Olympics International’ in Asia and Europe as well as America. He has received noteworthy recognition for his social work and education of people with disabilities.
Prominent personalities like Dr. Timothy Shriver, nephew of US PRESIDENT John F Kennedy, Consulate General of India Ms. Neeta Bhushan at Chicago USA, the Bhutan Government Special Olympics, and CEO- Special Olympics International, Ms Mary Davis have lauded his meritorious contributions in the same.
Awards and Accolades:
Dr. Kartikay Saini is a highly decorated Officer. His contributions to the world, especially in the field of Education and Inclusion has changed the lives of millions of families across the globe. He is a highly decorated Educationist with over 200 National and International awards on his name, including the Forbes ‘Most Influential Leader’, ‘Hindustan Times Change Maker’, INTED Spain, ‘Visionary Leader’, National Derozio Award to name a few. He was felicitated last month at the House of Commons, London as the Indian Educationist for the year among the Lords and members of the British Parliament.
His contributions to the field of Education and Special needs have very few parallels. Honored with ‘Derozio Award’, ‘SAICON- Sports Authority of India’, ‘Inspirational Leader’s Award’ ‘Visionary of the Year Award’, ‘Indian Achiever’s Award”, “Education Stalwart Leader”, “Trendsetter of the Year 2018” and many more, Dr. Saini continues to make a mark in the hall of excellence.