Saroo Brierley is an Indian-born Australian businessman, author and public speaker who rose to fame after publishing his memoir, A Long Way Home, which was later adapted into the Oscar-nominated Australian biographical drama film Lion starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, David Wenham, Sunny Pawar and Rooney Mara. Brierley was only five years old when he got separated from his family in Madhya Pradesh, India and ended up in an adoption home for lost children miles away in Kolkata. He was later adopted and raised by the Australian couple Sue and John Brierley in Tasmania. 25 years later, he was able to track down his hometown in India tracing Google Earth satellite images and was reunited with his family. As a motivational speaker, he often narrates his inspiring story in front of large audiences at prestigious institutions and organizations around the world.