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.
In an era where top CEOs earn salaries that were formerly reserved for lottery winning amounts, Paul Polman comes as a breath of fresh air. The CEO of Unilever says that he is “somewhat ashamed” by his $10 million Euro salary, maintaining that he probably has the simplest job in the company.
Inspiring Stories of 7 people who have not only conquered their physical disabilities, but continue to work normal successful jobs and careers, proving that the human spirit cannot be thwarted by an accident, of fate or otherwise. We also hear about some of their struggles and issues they’ve faced in the competitive realm of jobs.
Smruthi Narayan and Shwetha Pai, employees of Google Hyderabad, have recently tied the knot at the City Hall in San Francisco. The pair has been working together at the company for the last 8 years. They are both active campaigners for LGBT rights and organize and participate in several events in the city.