Rajiv Satyal

The Jester is King

Rajiv Satyal

Talk: The Jester is King

In olden times, the role of the court jester was to convey truths to the King without fear of retribution. Today, oh, how our Kings have fallen: the government, the media, the church, the business world - who operates with credibility anymore? Are comedians the last ones standing? Comedian Rajiv Satyal, who has been hired by everybody from the US and Indian Governments to Fortune 500 companies to over 100 colleges, created an internet video entitled I AM INDIAN, which has been viewed over 50 million times, shared by Bollywood stars, and used to introduce the Indian Prime Minister around the world.

Rajiv Satyal

Rajiv Satyal is an Indian-American standup comedian. He hosts his own weekly show at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood and has garnered 4 million+ YouTube views. In this Talk at Google he is speaking about the role of comedy in society.