Accomplished and results-oriented leader with a breadth of experience in multifarious leadership roles. Extensive experience in delivering enterprise solutions across various lines of business – sales & marketing, e-commerce, supply chain, human resources and emerging technologies. Built, developed and managed high performing cross-functional and cross-geo organizations to deliver business results. Worked with C-level executives and staff to drive complex, global strategic initiatives.
Published author of books and articles on technology, strategy, management and leadership topics including, IoT, Cloud Computing and innovation.
I believe it was Ayn Rand who said that contradictions do not exist. It was an ‘a-ha’ moment for me when I first read this quote. This was also the principle behind my R-Quadrant. More recently, I have been pondering over the contradictions and the conflicted life we all live. Why is it that we… Read More »
During one of our treks in Nagarahole jungle, I came across a sight I had not seen earlier in my life. A tree that was twisted line a vine! The first thought that came to my mind was – here’s a tree that seems to be wanting to be a vine. Then I noticed a cluster of trees around… Read More »
The story, if it can be called such, was very poignant. It goes like this – A couple moved into a house that had the forest as its backyard. One day the man went for a walk in the forest and saw a branch full of chrysalis ready to metamorphosize into butterflies. He had read… Read More »
The year 2020 did not only put pause to the-world-as-we-knew-it but it also put a pause to my writing. Not that anybody reads what I write but lack of audience has never deterred me earlier… after all, I specialize in writing books that no one buys! I stopped making resolutions many years ago, when I… Read More »
Since the stay-at-home orders and curfews around the world took effect to fight the pandemic, a lot of articles have surfaced delivering death kneel to ‘work-at-work’ model. The market has happily responded by accelerated stock price growth and valuations of the companies that support remote working. So, will this lead to a crash in commercial… Read More »
One of my favorite authors, Robert A. Heinlein, said – Natural laws have no pity. His quote is a perfect addition to the assertion by Vedic texts that the universe is governed by ‘rta’ (laws). The recent outbreak of Coronavirus (a.k.a. COVID-19, in politically correct term) seem to prove both the above statements correct. While… Read More »
Few years ago, when I had purchased the car that came with built-in SiriusXM, I got a call from their salesperson. As she concluded the corporate sales pitch script very diligently, I asked, ‘… but why so serious?’ It dawned on her that I was playing with words when I chuckled and said, ‘Batman… Joker…… Read More »
Decades ago, when I wrote an article with the same title for a (now defunct) e-zine, my focus was the immaturity and gullibility of Indian society; especially the youth. Growing up, I would see mobs of youth going on rampage at slightest provocation by religion, politics, social causes they believed in or to protest against… Read More »
During my career at Intel, one of the misunderstanding most managers had was that employees in the same role were easily transferrable; especially in roles that did not require deep business or technical knowledge; like project and program manager, first line manger, UI/UX designer and others. This assumption would make restructuring or reorganizations of the… Read More »
I was lucky enough to learn very early in my career that it’s all about positioning! I didn’t like it then and I don’t like it now; but you cannot live in denial and still expect stellar results. As I grew in my career I realized the truth behind this advice I got and why it… Read More »