Richard Rothman


Mr. Richard Rothman is the first and only opportunity consultant in the world. He has over 32 years’ experience helping companies to expand opportunities for profitable growth.

Since 2013, his clients have included Indian corporates in a wide variety of sectors, including Zee Entertainment, Onida, Aptech, Metro Shoes, Essel Propack, and K. Raheja Corp.

Richard has authored Master Opportunity and Make it Big, published by Jaico. This bestselling self-help business book unveils the success secrets of 18 Indians who have mastered opportunities to go from rags to riches. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala has praised it as “the ultimate guidebook for Indians aspiring to business and career success.”

Richard began his career on Wall Street with Merrill Lynch, then served as Brand Manager with Black & Decker, a Fortune 500 company. He subsequently joined the elite U.S. Commercial Service, a branch of the U.S. Diplomatic Service.

Richard served as Trade Commissioner of the United States of America around the world for 23 years, including postings with the American Consulate Mumbai for over ten years.

As Trade Commissioner, Richard expanded business opportunities for hundreds of companies operating in over 67 sectors, covering the full gamut of business activities. His experience spans 41 countries, on five continents.

Mr. Rothman has taught marketing and strategy at the graduate level for the Graham School of Management in Milan, Italy, and the Indonesian Institute of Management, Jakarta.

Richard holds a BA from Bates College, an MBA from California State University, and an MA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.


It is not luck that determines your destiny. It is opportunity – and how you choose it.

No matter how hard you work, if you pursue the wrong opportunities, you can get nowhere. On the other hand, by making the correct choices you will attract all the resource needed to rise to the top. This realization is crucial to success – you cannot afford to rely on luck. And now, you don’t have to.

In Master Opportunity and Make it Big, opportunity guru Richard M. Rothman bares the unique approaches to success employed by 18 phenomenal Indian businessmen.

With little to their name, they took great opportunities and converted them into riches. Through their stories you will learn:

  • 16 simple ways to identify golden opportunities
  • 12 key skills to mine lucrative prospects
  • 12 proven techniques to accurately evaluate decisions
  • 8 best methods to effectively implement your choices

These powerful case studies take you a step closer to solving the puzzle of what makes and breaks your dream.