Kabir Sehgal
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Kabir Sehgal

Kabir Sehgal works in corporate strategy at First Data Corporation, a global payments technology firm, which completed the largest IPO on the New York Stock Exchange in 2015. Previously, he was a vice president in emerging market equities at J.P. Morgan and traveled to over twenty-five developing countries to generate investment advice for institutional investors. He helped place the Alibaba IPO, the largest in history. He began his career by founding an online educational network.

He is the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of 12 books including: five non-fiction books, Coined, Jazzocracy, Fandango at the Wall, Walk in My Shoes (with Andrew Young); six children's books, A Bucket of Blessings, The Wheels on the Tuk Tuk, Festival of Colors, Thread of Love, P is for Poppadoms, Mother Goose Goes to India; and a poetry book, Home (with Deepak Chopra). A Bucket of Blessings was adapted into a stage production at the Alliance Theatre. He has written for The New York Times, Fortune, Foreign Policy, Harvard Business Review, Newsweek, MarketWatch, CNBC, Inc., TheStreet, Quartz, Reader's Digest, Atlanta Journal Constitution, among other publications. He has appeared on CNN, PBS, NPR, C-SPAN, CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox News, National Geographic, Fusion, and Cheddar TV.

Sehgal has won three Grammy & one Latin Grammy Awards, and his productions have garnered 10 nominations and 7 awards. His winning productions: "Presidential Suite" (Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album); "Spoken at Midnight" (Best Instrumental Composition), all by Ted Nash; "Cuba: The Conversation Continues" (Best Latin Jazz Album); "The Offense of the Drum" (Best Latin Jazz Album); "The Afro Latin Jazz Suite" (Best Instrumental Composition), "Three Revolutions" (Best Instrumental Composition) all by Arturo O'Farrill; "Jazz Tango" (Best Latin Jazz Album) by Pablo Ziegler. Sehgal is a composer, librettist, and musician who wrote an opera on the European financial crisis. He co-founded an arts non-profit organization that merged with the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance.

Sehgal is a US Navy veteran and reserve officer who served on active duty with special operations in the Middle East, and he received the Defense Meritorious Service Medal. He served as a speechwriter on a presidential campaign and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Sehgal is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the London School of Economics. He is an Atlanta Braves fan.

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Best Sellers

    • Coined

    • The Rich Life of Money and How Its History Has Shaped Us
    • By: Kabir Sehgal
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Coined, author Kabir Sehgal casts aside our workaday assumptions about money and takes the listener on a global quest to understand the relationship between money and humankind....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everything you never knew about money.

    • By Clare on 05-15-15
    • The Rich Life of Money and How Its History Has Shaped Us
    • By: Kabir Sehgal
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 03-10-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 54 ratings

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Home: Where Everyone Is Welcome

    • Poems & Songs Inspired by American Immigrants
    • By: Deepak Chopra, Kabir Sehgal, Paul Avgerinos
    • Narrated by: Deepak Chopra
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The United States is composed of and built by immigrants, and it has been a beacon to those in search of a new life for hundreds of years....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Deeply insightful and wise

    • By Elan Sun Star on 08-28-17

    Regular price: $11.39

    • Fandango at the Wall

    • By: Kabir Sehgal, Douglas Brinkley, Andrew Young
    • Narrated by: Arturo O'Farrill, Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra with Special Guests, Kabir Sehgal, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
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    Multi-Grammy-winning producer and New York Times best-selling author Kabir Sehgal examines the relationship between the US and Mexico, accompanied by music from Grammy-winning musician Arturo O'Farrill and special guests....

    Regular price: $22.80

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