Shantha Mohan Ph.D.

Shantha Mohan Ph.D.

Shantha Mohan Ph.D. is an Executive In Residence at the Integrated Innovation Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. Before that, she was a global software engineering leader and entrepreneur, co-founding Retail Solutions Inc., a retail analytics company. Shantha also has over 20 years of experience focused on mission-critical systems to support semiconductor and other high-value-added manufacturing. She is the author of Roots and Wings - Inspiring stories of Indian Women in Engineering and is a co-author of Demystifying AI for The Enterprise - A Playbook for Business Value and Digital Transformation. Her book, Leadership Lessons with The Beatles, was published by Taylor & Francis in May 2022.


Shantha Mohan Ph.D. is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Connect with her through LinkedIn. For more information, visit the author’s website.
Critical thinking

The Power of Independent Thinking in Leading

In his short philosophical essay, “On Thinking for Oneself,” Schopenhauer reinforced the message of individual thought. He compared the vast knowledge one may have to an enormous library: “Just as the largest library, badly arranged, is not so useful as a very moderate one that is well arranged, so the...