Former Twitter CEO Dick Costelo had had an interesting journey in the tech world. After graduating with a CS degree, he’d left for Chicago to make his mark in the comedy world.
Today, Rahul Yadav is the hotshot young CEO of a 1500 crore corporation. He’s done Reddit AMAs, the media can’t stop talking about him, and he has a legion of fans that follow his every move. But less than 3 years ago, he was just another entrepreneur struggling to promote his business.
Rahul Yadav’s twitter, which hasn’t been used in 2 years, offers a fascinating glimpse into the early struggles of his company.
Whether it was to pursue a hobby, giving back to the society or starting a business, they all took the plunge from the corporate, into a life of their own terms.
There are many things to be proud of India about. What a lot of people back home may still be unaware of is the sheer number of Indians or people of Indian origin who are at the helms of global-multinationals abroad.
Here’s a look at 10 of the most prominent Indians who are currently CEOs at these multi-billion companies.
It was 2:40 am on a warm San Francisco night. Sarvshreshth Gupta called his father, sitting thousands of miles away in New Delhi, India. “It is too much. I have not slept for two days. I have a client meeting tomorrow morning, I have to complete a presentation, my V.P. is annoyed and I am working alone in my office,” he said. His father was understandably concerned. Sarvshreshth was working as an Analyst at Goldman Sachs, and had recently been complaining about his workload.
Call these cultural norms, or the practical needs of a developing economy with a severe unemployment problem, but these jobs probably exist and thrive only in India! While increasing urbanization, rise of social media and ultimately penetration of technology may soon render these jobs redundant or vanish them altogether, here’s a peek into some of the most bizarre or unique jobs of India.
Top CEOs across the world are dressing down at work, inspiring a new work culture.
Infosys has done away with the corporate dressing code
I know I could say I’m unwell but I’m in the best of health possible.
I would like to take a day off work today because…
Housing.com has acquired Realty BI, a Delhi based startup that deals with business intelligence in the real estate space, for Rs. 12-24 crore. This is Housing.com’s second major acquisition this year, after it had snapped up Indian Real Estate Forum for Rs. 8 crore in March. Here’s a detailed look at the newest member of the Housing family.