Sunday, 23 December 2012

AnandBhushan, FashionDesigner

My video chat with  Anand Bhushan, Delhi based designer who i caught up with at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion week in Delhi.  Says Anand-" I do statement pieces with a  modern, edgy take to them"

Anand is an award winning post graduate from the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and a graduate from the National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi, but his training and experience as a designer informs about him more than his formal education.

An understanding of where fashion and textile has been and where it may be going is vital to Anand's technique and to his creative process. The label 'Anand Bhushan' makes fashion creative but also continues to cultivate the modern, edgy take on upscale dressing which the designer has become known for.

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Friday, 21 December 2012

PradeepKar-Entrepreneur-Chair&MD Microland

My video with Pradeep Kar, of Microland- here he talks about the vision for the technology industry and how cloud will transform the world. He is particularly excited about the managed services model and how business users are back in charge...

Pradeep Kar is the founder,  chairman and managing director of Microland,  India’s leading provider  of outsourced IT infrastructure management services.A serial entrepreneur, Pradeep founded and sold three companies namely, and Net Brahma Technologies. He sits on the board of United Business Media Limited, a leading global business Media Company listed on the London Stock Exchange, on the Advisory Board of Leaders’ Quest, an international social enterprise and
on the South Asia Initiative Board of Trinity College, Dublin. Pradeep is  the immediate Past President of TiE, Bangalore Chapter and is the Founding Member of the Bangalore Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization.
Pradeep has been recognized with numerous accolades. Notable among these are the Indian Express “India Young Business Achiever Award” and 'Global Leader for Tomorrow’ by the World Economic Forum. He has been featured in ‘Newsweek International’ as ‘Stars of Asia’ and in ‘Business India’ as ‘Stars of India’.

Pradeep's Links

Monday, 10 December 2012


"We operate mostly in Tier 3 towns that are 250K, only two of my hospitals are in Tier 2 cities"

My video with Dr. Ashwin Naik, , the co-founder and CEO of Vaatsalya, aims to provide affordable and quality healthcare services to India’s underserved, rural, and semi-urban populations. The success of his health care service company has demonstrated the viability and potential of small-medium sized private hospitals to efficiently serve impoverished citizens in India. Furthermore, Ashwin is working to make these hospitals magnets for the growth of the service economy, especially in sectors such as pharmacies, diagnostic labs, and medical-related training.

Ashwin, co-founder of Vaatsalya, has more than 10 years experience in the life sciences and healthcare industry. Prior to founding Vaatsalya, Ashwin was Vice President of Business Development and Informatics, Triesta Sciences, a specialty clinical research organization involved in conducting advanced genomics based research in the field of oncology. Prior to that, he has worked in various capacities at Molecular Connections (Bangalore/Rockville), Celera Genomics (Maryland), Los Alamos National Laboratory (New Mexico) and Genetic Information Research Institute (California).
Ashwin has a medical degree from Karnatak Medical College, Hubli and a masters degree from University of Houston, Texas.

Vaatsalya Honors and Recognition:
Winner of the Porter Prize 2012, Vaatsalya has been recognized as a leader in strategy for redefining the idea of patient care and fundamentally challenging the economic models in the healthcare industry. Vaatsalya was ranked the 5th fast-growing-company in India by All World Network, in 2010. Forbes magazine, in 2011, featured Vaatsalya as one of 5 hot startups. Prior to that, Vaatsalya bagged a number of prestigious awards: BiD Challenge India 2007 for the best business in development sector, LRAMP Award for Innovation 2008, Sankalp Award for Social Enterprise 2009 and Frost & Sullivan Healthcare Excellence Award 2010.

Ashwin's Links