For more than a decade, he has been helping companies solve complex problems. His expertise in agile methodologies, SDLC, requirement analysis and software development has helped firms like Sun micro, Ericsson, CSFB, Wipro, Velankani. He even has applied for two patents, which clearly shows his excellence.
His entrepreneurial stint includes a consumer engagement platform ‘MagicBox’, a venture in Silicon Valley to revolutionize magnetic tape in credit/debit cards by replacing with silicon chips and a venture to dynamically Geo track and alert offers as well as promotions based on the correlation of consumer and business locations. His latest startup, Aurospaces software, is a location-based, map-centric B2B2C managed marketplace for professional and vocational services in categories of healthcare, fitness and up-keeping, financial services, beauty, events, wedding, photography and pet care. Within a span of a year, it has garnered immense buzz around it brand with plans to expand nationally.
Please provide a brief overview of your product/ service.
Aurospaces app is a neighborhood service availing platform. We are uberizing the service experience in India.
What inspired you to build the above product/ service?
Day to day troubles of Indian junta and no technology focus. Technology can solve many problems if used correctly.
What is your life mantra?
Don’t keep any plan B. Do or die.
What was the most challenging part of your journey till now?
Everything is challenging.
How did you overcome those challenges?
When the situation demands everyone reacts we learned to respond. It is a tough journey but nothing can beat the will power.
Share some details about the investments that you have been able to fetch for the business till now.
We have funded by angels two times and now looks for series A
How do you protect yourself from the problem of Brain Drain?
Give them the best exit process. This world is very dynamic and nobody can stop anybody. If they like our approach they come back.
According to you, what are the three qualities an individual must have to achieve success?
Winner never quits and a quitter never wins.
Which online tools/ services/ apps do you use the most and would like to recommend as well?
Jira. Tidoist. Google apps. Gmail
Share any one habit which you think makes you more productive.
Be very quick decisive and own the consequences.
Share any one habit which you wish to change in yourself.
Strong with heart. I trust employees very soon and become one of them. Few hurt me but I ignore.
Answer in less than 50 words
Never quit. No Plan B.
- One mistake you believe every individual must avoid:
Be decisive very quickly. It is ok to make mistakes. 98% go wrong. This 2 will make you strong day by day.
- One most important lesson that you have learnt till now:
I need to improve on hiring.
What are your plans for next 3 years?
Be market leader.
If you get a chance to start your career again what would you do differently this time?
Why should I start again. I never quit.
What are your top three getaway destinations?
For now an office. I don’t get to see my daughter itself. By the time I go home she will sleep and I get up she is in school. Feels very bad.
Share a quote that inspires you the most.
Never quit. No plan B.