Janardhan Chodagam, MS, is a Software Specialist, Spiritual Enthusiast, and personal development expert and trainer with the Brahma Kumaris. His many years of researching meditation techniques led him to become a proponent of mindfulness training for people of all ages and backgrounds to identify their purpose and enhance their sense of self-worth.
Jay advocates, through his own life, the importance of slowing down and "being" before "doing"; a topic which he presented at his 2013 TEDx talk.
He has held workshops on stress management and meditation at Google, Gap Inc., PG&E, Dell, Barclays, Infosys, TCS, Amdocs, Hetero Drugs, San Joaquin Hospital, San Francisco County Jail and universities, including Stanford, Hawaii, San Diego State, Portland State, Alaska and Wasilla High School. He has done workshops in nine countries outside the US.
Jay co-produces the annual SPIRIT Summit in India and Peace in the Park festival in San Francisco. He also regularly conducts workshops and seminars at the Anubhuti Retreat Center in Marin County (California), and weekly meditation MeetUp in San Francisco.