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About Roshan Abbas

Connecting People to Possibilities

One of India’s finest orators and storytellers, Roshan Abbas is an actor; TV & radio host; producer; event manager; creative director; film & theatre director; lyricist; CEO; angel investor; serial entrepreneur; author; and public speaking coach.

Roshan founded and led Encompass (now Geometry Encompass) as Managing Director into becoming India’s largest, most awarded experiential marketing agency. He was also an initial investor in and continues to be a mentor-partner at The Glitch. Both ventures have been acquired by WPP.

Roshan has won seven national-level awards for TV and radio. In 2015, he co-founded Kommune – a performing arts collective for storytellers. He also helped conceptualise Spoken festival, bringing together performers from across the world for storytelling, poetry, spoken word, and song.

Roshan continues to inspire by sharing his life lessons on communication and storytelling with entrepreneurs, corporates, artists, and anyone looking to discover a unique voice!

Speechless

What would you say if your life depended upon it?

By Roshan Abbas & Siddharth Banerjee
Ever been at a loss for words on an important occasion? Do you struggle to effectively communicate your message?

Learn the simple mantra of Logic + Magic to master the art of effective communication and public speaking. Two of India’s most experienced communicators, Roshan Abbas and Siddharth Banerjee, have distilled five decades of their experience in communicating to a wide range of audience into an easy-to-apply process. They’ve put together a few simple principles, well-guarded trade secrets, lots of real-life stories, tips & tricks, in-depth expert interviews, and practice exercises in this handy little guide to your success.

Workshops & Seminars

The power of storytelling

Are you a brand looking to build a stronger connection with your audience? Whether you represent a corporate brand or your own individual brand, you can transform your message into a memorable, evocative, and meaningful story. Master storyteller and founder & MD of leading experiential marketing agency Geometry Encompass, Roshan Abbas unlocks the answers in this workshop.

Learn how to influence action and fulfill your business objectives through the power of storytelling. A good story will arouse curiosity, inspire loyalty, and make your brand and your product STICK in the mind of the consumer.

Public Speaking & Effective Communication

Think of the most inspiring speech you’ve heard. Have you ever wished you could leave your audience speechless with just your words? Learn from charismatic speaker, TV anchor, and radio jockey Roshan Abbas how to transfix your audience.

Effective communication is more than just crafting a speech; it’s also about delivering it in a way that grabs and retains attention. Learn firsthand from a man who has spent three decades in the public eye about the magic that goes into crafting an extraordinary speech. This transformative workshop will help you discover your voice, professionally and personally, and deliver your message.

Lifetime
Achievements
3

Decades in
Entertainment

15

TV Shows
as Anchor

3000

Hours as
Radio Host

50

Workshops
Conducted

500

People
Mentored

1000

Live Events
as Host

3

Companies Set Up
(Founder, Co-Founder, Investor)

  • You had the audience eating out of your hand, and by the end of the hour, everyone was penning really stirring short stories by themselves and sharing. I think all the leaders...saw storytelling in a new light that evening.

    Karthi Marshan
    Karthi Marshan Group Marketing, Kotak Mahindra
  • In an industry where trust is everything, Roshan showed us how telling a good tale can make you stand tall! He broke (storytelling) into smaller modules that helped us bankers believe that we could be good story tellers, too.

    Ramakrishnan Seshan
    Ramakrishnan Seshan Head, Retail Banking & Wealth Management, HSBC India
  • Roshan is a master at it! Just observing him conduct the session was an important lesson. It was very interactive with examples and activities that helped us open up, and learn the basics as well as the importance of connecting with the audience.

    Ashish Agarwal
    Ashish Agarwal Executive Director, Marketing & Communications, Nielson
  • I’ve seen Roshan in various avatars – from emcee to workshop host, from CEO to author! He was once invited to run a half-day workshop on Storytelling & Presence for very senior trainers of GroupM, and the workshop received a roaring 5/5 score. I would highly recommend brands and people to work with Roshan to get inspired by his passion and energy.

    Apoorva Bapna
    Apoorva Bapna Lead Talent Partner, GroupM
  • Every business owner, industry leader or anyone whose success lies in maximizing people's potential should get Roshan Abbas over to conduct a workshop on Storytelling & Public Speaking. Worth every minute! He'll make sure those dormant muscles reserved for creativity and self-expression get a good workout.

    Amol Gurwara
    Amol Gurwara Studio Director, Slingshot Games (Electronic Arts)