Virender Kapoor is an Indian who wears many hats. An educationist of repute, he was Director of a prestigious management Institute under the Symbiosis umbrella. He later started MILE-Management Institute for Leadership and Excellence located at Pune. Having written books on Information System and Telecommunication in the1990's he shifted his focus towards motivation, Emotional Intelligence, leadership and self help. He has emerged as a leading think tank in human behavior, motivation and success. His name appears with the likes of Thomas Friedman and Dale Carnegie. Most of his books have been translated in several regional languages.
His contribution towards "igniting passion" in individuals through his book "The Greatest Secret of Success-your Passion Quotient" is note worthy. He brought a unique concept of "Jugaad" –an Indian concept of "getting things done" and "The Indian street smart ethos" into the formal domain of management Education. His school books series "I can and I will " from class 6 to 12 is the first of its kind to bring Emotional Intelligence to grass root school level.
His work, My Honeymoon with a pinch of Salt is a story of young modern couples who fight to maintain a work life balance in a very competitive corporate environment.Heart over matter is a master piece by Virender , which spurs people to work with their hearts and not their heads alone. A telecommunication Engineer, Kapoor went to do his master in technology in computer science from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and later did his MA in International Relations and strategic studies. He also did his diploma in Marketing Management.