Pandit Dasa is an inspirational speaker, meditation teacher, and well-being expert. He has conducted stress management workshops and meditation sessions in corporations such as Google, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Intel, Novartis, Columbia and many other institutions. Through these workshops and practices of mindfulness, Pandit helps individuals lower stress and anxiety, increasing focus and productivity, and develop positive perspectives on challenging situations. Pandit has spoken at a TEDx conference and has been featured on PBS, NPR, The New York Times, and writes for The Huffington Post. In his book, Urban Monk, Pandit writes about the turning point in his life that came after his family lost their multimillion-dollar business, which caused them to lose everything. This served as a catalyst for Pandit’s journey that would take him from Los Angeles, to post-Communist Bulgaria, to a monastery in Mumbai, India. Pandit spent 15 years in New York City living as a monk. He uses his training and experiences to help corporate and student audiences manage stress and develop a work-life balance.