William Bissell of Fabindia on building brand, lessons from the journey

How Vinoth Chandar of ChuChu TV made it a top global brand on YouTube

Sebastian Thrun on flying cars and solving today’s problems

Kishore Biyani on his survival lessons for the future

India’s first man in space, Rakesh Sharma, on how keeping a low profile has been liberating

‘I want to surround myself with people who are scrappier and hungrier than me’

‘We are blacklisted, we are free’


‘Sometimes you win and sometimes you learn’

“There was no looking back”

‘Demonetisation was the biggest tipping point for me’

“Patience helps you focus on the process which is far more important than the goal”

‘Zoho exists because India exists’


‘I was considered high risk by anyone who wanted to fund me’

“Technology will dramatically change healthcare in India”

‘We want to produce animated feature films for the world’

“I am not a unicorn. I am a cockroach because we survive”

‘Overachievers are their best friends and worst enemies’

‘If you take a close look at (sexism in tech), it’s just the snowball effect of men’

“I just want to escape out without anybody remembering me after I am gone”