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“To do what people say you cannot do and be your own competition every day is what drives me”, says Kush Kapoor, Area General Manager – Roseate Hotels and Resorts

In conversation with Mr. Kush Kapoor, AGM – Roseate Hotels and Resorts Please give us a snapshot of your professional and academic background. What responsibilities does your designation entail? I … Continue Reading “To do what people say you cannot do and be your own competition every day is what drives me”, says Kush Kapoor, Area General Manager – Roseate Hotels and Resorts

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“Strong negotiation skills coupled with a good hold on data analytics are crucial in order to do well as a sales professional”, says Sahil Garg, Senior Manager – Business Development at Flipkart

In conversation with Mr. Sahil Garg, Senior Manager – Business Development @ Flipkart. Please tell us a little about your professional & academic background. What responsibilities does your designation entail? … Continue Reading “Strong negotiation skills coupled with a good hold on data analytics are crucial in order to do well as a sales professional”, says Sahil Garg, Senior Manager – Business Development at Flipkart

“A good marketer can be someone who is ready to unlearn and learn quickly, as the environment we live in is dynamic and changes rapidly”, says Manoj Jain, VP – Marketing, Loyalty and Visual Merchandising at HyperCITY Retail India Ltd.

In conversation with Mr. Manoj Jain, VP – Marketing, Loyalty and Visual Merchandising @ HyperCITY Retail India Ltd. Give us a snapshot of your professional & academic background. What responsibilities does … Continue Reading “A good marketer can be someone who is ready to unlearn and learn quickly, as the environment we live in is dynamic and changes rapidly”, says Manoj Jain, VP – Marketing, Loyalty and Visual Merchandising at HyperCITY Retail India Ltd.

“We look for commitment to the cause of freedom, mission of the organization, honesty and the desire to bring about a change in the world”, says Mishi Choudhary, President and Executive Director, SFLC.in

In conversation with Ms. Mishi Choudhary, President at SFLC.in. How and when did you feel the need to start SFLC.in? Was it based on a personal experience or did you … Continue Reading “We look for commitment to the cause of freedom, mission of the organization, honesty and the desire to bring about a change in the world”, says Mishi Choudhary, President and Executive Director, SFLC.in

“Everything in an organization boils down to the quality of ‘talent’ you have & how well you can keep them engaged”, says Ashish Bansal, VP-Human Resources at MobiKwik.

In conversation with Mr. Ashish Bansal, VP – Human Resources at MobiKwik. Give us a snapshot of your academic and professional background? What responsibilities does your designation entail? I currently … Continue Reading “Everything in an organization boils down to the quality of ‘talent’ you have & how well you can keep them engaged”, says Ashish Bansal, VP-Human Resources at MobiKwik.

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“To be a successful marketer, it is good to find your niche. In the formative years of your career, choose to do one thing and do it better than everyone else you know”, says Abhishek Mishra, AVP – Content Marketing, Tracxn

In conversation with Mr. Abhishek Mishra, AVP – Content Marketing at Tracxn. Please tell us a little about your professional & academic background. What responsibilities does your designation entail? I’m … Continue Reading “To be a successful marketer, it is good to find your niche. In the formative years of your career, choose to do one thing and do it better than everyone else you know”, says Abhishek Mishra, AVP – Content Marketing, Tracxn

“Marketing in my view cannot be reduced to a set of moves. Assessing what people want and giving it to them is a very linear and over-simplified definition of marketing”, says Ritesh Ghosal, CMO, Croma (Infiniti Retail Limited)

In conversation with Mr. Ritesh Ghosal, CMO, Croma (Infiniti Retail Limited). Please tell us a little about your professional & academic background. What responsibilities does your designation entail? Let us … Continue Reading “Marketing in my view cannot be reduced to a set of moves. Assessing what people want and giving it to them is a very linear and over-simplified definition of marketing”, says Ritesh Ghosal, CMO, Croma (Infiniti Retail Limited)

“Most importantly, we believe that passion drives one to be more proactive. Therefore, we hire people who are passionate about solving a big problem or creating a huge impact.”, says Ritesh Agarwal, Founder and CEO, OYO

In conversation with Mr. Ritesh Agarwal, Founder and CEO, OYO. How and when did you feel the need to start OYO? Was it based on a personal experience or did … Continue Reading “Most importantly, we believe that passion drives one to be more proactive. Therefore, we hire people who are passionate about solving a big problem or creating a huge impact.”, says Ritesh Agarwal, Founder and CEO, OYO

“If there was one, just one thing that would be just as important as passion, it’d be perseverance. Perseverance is the only thing that can keep you going”, says Abhilasha Dafria, CEO and Founder, The Venturator

In conversation with Ms. Abhilasha Dafria, CEO and Founder, The Venturator. Tell us more about your personal journey. How and when did you feel the need to start The Venturator? Was … Continue Reading “If there was one, just one thing that would be just as important as passion, it’d be perseverance. Perseverance is the only thing that can keep you going”, says Abhilasha Dafria, CEO and Founder, The Venturator

“Being customer-centric is one of the most important pillars for any organization that wants to build brand loyalty and emotional attachment”, says Rohan Prasher, Corporate Brand Manager, Asian Paints

In conversation with Mr. Rohan Prasher, Corporate Brand Manager @ Asian Paints. Please tell us about your professional & academic background. What responsibilities does your designation entail? With over 8 … Continue Reading “Being customer-centric is one of the most important pillars for any organization that wants to build brand loyalty and emotional attachment”, says Rohan Prasher, Corporate Brand Manager, Asian Paints

“The advantage of working with talent is that it puts you right in the middle of the business that we do and technology we deal with. It makes you aware and informed”, says Khalid Raza, Senior Program Manager for Talent Development, IBM

In conversation with Mr. Khalid Raza, Senior Program Manager – Talent Development, IBM. Can you describe your role @ IBM? What does it mean to be the “Senior Manager for … Continue Reading “The advantage of working with talent is that it puts you right in the middle of the business that we do and technology we deal with. It makes you aware and informed”, says Khalid Raza, Senior Program Manager for Talent Development, IBM

“Key determining factor in success of any product is deep understanding of your customer’s need”, says Amit Agrawal, Vice-President of Development (HSGBU), Oracle

In conversation with Mr. Amit Agrawal, Vice-President of Development (HSGBU), Oracle Please tell us about your professional & academic background. Can you also shed some light on your role and … Continue Reading “Key determining factor in success of any product is deep understanding of your customer’s need”, says Amit Agrawal, Vice-President of Development (HSGBU), Oracle

“One strategy which in general every sales person should believe in, is to stay ahead in maintaining high customer contact”, says Subhank Rajguru, Sales Head, Times Internet

In conversation with Mr. Subhank Rajguru, Sales Head, Times Internet. Please tell us a little about your professional & academic background. Can you also brief us about your role at … Continue Reading “One strategy which in general every sales person should believe in, is to stay ahead in maintaining high customer contact”, says Subhank Rajguru, Sales Head, Times Internet

“We look for candidate’s who have the will to stretch themselves with respect to skills and hard work”, says Bipin Preet Singh, Founder & CEO, MobiKwik

In conversation with Bipin Preet Singh, Founder & CEO, MobiKwik How and when did you feel the need to start MobiKwik? What makes MobiKwik different from the other mobile wallet … Continue Reading “We look for candidate’s who have the will to stretch themselves with respect to skills and hard work”, says Bipin Preet Singh, Founder & CEO, MobiKwik

“Just a small tweak can multiply your conversions & such results always motivate you”, says Deepesh Sharma, Digital Marketing Manager, Digital Vidya

In conversation with Deepesh Sharma, Digital Marketing Manager, Digital Vidya Please tell us about your professional & academic background. What are your key responsibilities at your current job? I started … Continue Reading “Just a small tweak can multiply your conversions & such results always motivate you”, says Deepesh Sharma, Digital Marketing Manager, Digital Vidya

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“The next big innovation is probably going to be related to how products get delivered to the doorstep of the consumer”, says Albinder Dhindsa, Co-Founder, Grofers

In conversation with Albinder Dhindsa, Co-Founder, Grofers How and when did you feel the need to start Grofers? What makes Grofers different from the other grocery apps in the market? We used … Continue Reading “The next big innovation is probably going to be related to how products get delivered to the doorstep of the consumer”, says Albinder Dhindsa, Co-Founder, Grofers

“Product Managers stand strongly between the technology and business teams”, says Varun Kumar, Product Manager, ShopClues

In conversation with Varun Kumar, Product Manager, Shopclues Please walk us through your professional & academic background. Can you also brief us about your role in ShopClues? I completed my … Continue Reading “Product Managers stand strongly between the technology and business teams”, says Varun Kumar, Product Manager, ShopClues

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“We want to reach a point where there is no education barrier for using our product”, says Manas Wadhwa, Co-Founder & CEO, WeddingPlz.com

In conversation with Manas Wadhwa, Co-Founder & CEO, WeddingPlz.com How and when did you feel the need to start WeddingPlz? Was it based on a personal experience or did you … Continue Reading “We want to reach a point where there is no education barrier for using our product”, says Manas Wadhwa, Co-Founder & CEO, WeddingPlz.com

“A truly fantastic product does not need extensive marketing at all and that should be the standard to strive for”, says Mohit Ahuja, VP Marketing, foodpanda

In conversation with Mohit Ahuja, VP Marketing, foodpanda Can you elaborate on your journey to where you are today? Can you also brief us about your role in your current … Continue Reading “A truly fantastic product does not need extensive marketing at all and that should be the standard to strive for”, says Mohit Ahuja, VP Marketing, foodpanda

“Best insights and tips will come from your users. Meet them and plough back the learnings”, says Karan Kumar, Product Marketing Manager, Citibank

In conversation with Karan Kumar, Product Marketing Manager, Cards Product Business, Citibank India Could you tell us a little about your professional and academic background and how you came to become … Continue Reading “Best insights and tips will come from your users. Meet them and plough back the learnings”, says Karan Kumar, Product Marketing Manager, Citibank

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“Corporate banking requires a good mix of Relationship skills, EQ, credit understanding and common sense”, says Monu Jain, EVP, IndusInd Bank

In conversation with Monu Jain, Executive Vice President, Business Head – Commercial Banking, India (ex West) What does a typical work day in your life look like? I work in the … Continue Reading “Corporate banking requires a good mix of Relationship skills, EQ, credit understanding and common sense”, says Monu Jain, EVP, IndusInd Bank

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“IBM has a performance-based culture that talented people find very attractive”, says Reena Roy, Social Media Recruitment & Branding Leader, IBM

In conversation with Reena Roy, Social Media Recruitment & Branding Leader, IBM Can you describe your role @ IBM? What does it mean to be the “Social Media Recruitment & … Continue Reading “IBM has a performance-based culture that talented people find very attractive”, says Reena Roy, Social Media Recruitment & Branding Leader, IBM

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“We look for smart, creative, original thinkers with a serious can-do attitude who come up with solutions”, says Shashank ND, Founder & CEO, Practo

In conversation with Shashank ND, Founder & CEO, Practo How and when did you feel the need to start Practo? Was it based on a personal experience or did you simply … Continue Reading “We look for smart, creative, original thinkers with a serious can-do attitude who come up with solutions”, says Shashank ND, Founder & CEO, Practo

“Our focus is on customer satisfaction, everything else is organized around this goal”, says Girish Kundlani, Co-founder & Director, Big Rattle Technologies

In conversation with Girish Kundlani, Co-founder & Director, Big Rattle Technologies How and when did you feel the need to start ‘Big Rattle Technologies’? What was the vision and how … Continue Reading “Our focus is on customer satisfaction, everything else is organized around this goal”, says Girish Kundlani, Co-founder & Director, Big Rattle Technologies

“Building value through differentiation & meaningful connections is the key”, says Neha Savardekar, Director, Brand Communications, DDB

In conversation with Neha Savardekar, Director, Brand Communications, DDB Can you tell us about your professional & academic background? Please brief us about your role at DDB Mudra? I am … Continue Reading “Building value through differentiation & meaningful connections is the key”, says Neha Savardekar, Director, Brand Communications, DDB

“We are no longer the demography but also the psychography of our demand landscape”, says Paresh Baghel, Business Strategist, Escorts Group

“We are no longer the demography but also the psychography of our demand landscape”, says Paresh Baghel, Business Strategist, Escorts Group

In conversation with Paresh Baghel, Business Strategist, Escorts Group Please tell us about your professional & academic background. Can you also brief us about your role in your current organization? … Continue Reading “We are no longer the demography but also the psychography of our demand landscape”, says Paresh Baghel, Business Strategist, Escorts Group

“A good product manager should know how to say no”, says Wishy Arora, Senior Manager – Mobile Products at Cleartrip.com

In conversation with Wishy Arora,  Senior Manager – Mobile Products at Cleartrip.com Please tell us about your professional & academic background. Can you also brief us about your role in … Continue Reading “A good product manager should know how to say no”, says Wishy Arora, Senior Manager – Mobile Products at Cleartrip.com

“Our strategy is to market great content and recognize the users”, says Amit Ranjan, Co-founder & Director of Operations, Slideshare

“Our strategy is to market great content and recognize the users”, says Amit Ranjan, Co-founder & Director of Operations, Slideshare

In conversation with Amit Ranjan, Co-founder & Director of Operations, SlideShare (a LinkedIn company) How and when did you feel the need to start SlideShare? Was it based on a personal … Continue Reading “Our strategy is to market great content and recognize the users”, says Amit Ranjan, Co-founder & Director of Operations, Slideshare

“A brand should speak to the customer at an emotional level”, says Abhipraya Kaviratna, AVP Marketing, MakeMyHome.com

In Conversation with Abhipraya Kaviratna, AVP Marketing, MakeMyHome.com Please tell us a little about your professional & academic background.Can you also brief us about your role in your current organization? … Continue Reading “A brand should speak to the customer at an emotional level”, says Abhipraya Kaviratna, AVP Marketing, MakeMyHome.com