Insight

The Youngest Doctor, Bala Ambati and MR in conversation

What was the light bulb moment when he knew he wanted to be a doctor? Listen to the amazing progress he made on his way to med school. Why did he choose ophthalmology? What were the challenges he had post graduation? Was Doogie Howser MD based on his story? How did his height work in his favour? Why did he…

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MR and Kanniks Talk About Choral Music, Ink Talks and Much More

Find out how a technical ‘geek’ turned to music. How did organic Indian ragas and organized symphonic music open a new world for him? Kanniks talks about the evolution of the new sound and its progress across the US and internationally. In what way has India’s biggest slum, Dharavi, been a part of Kanniks musical journey? How do western classical…

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Sree Sreenivasan and Navina Haider converse about art

Find out about Navina’s journey and the genesis of her interest in art history. How did she arrive at The Met? Why did she pick the art form of her specialty? How does she engage with the international audience that comes to The Met? Navina talks about the artistic fluorescence in the Deccan and how she put together her latest…

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Talking sports with Kevin Negandhi and MR

Find out Kevin’s association with the Fresh Prince of Bel Air? Listen to the promise he made his mother. When did he know he wanted to be a sports newscaster? Why does he feel the need to pinch himself from time to time? How was his brother an influence on him? What is his all time favorite sport? Does cricket…

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Guest host Arun Venugopal of  Micropolis in conversation with Gingger Shankar

Find out what unusual instrument is her forte She talks about her upbringing between LA and India. Was it always music for her? Did she ever question her career choice? Gingger comes from an esteemed musical lineage, was it ever daunting? Why does she consider herself a hybrid? What does she think of scoring music for films? Listen to her…

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MR and Suman discuss the timely topic of immigration

*As a daughter of immigrants Suman talks about her multi racial, multi ethnic and multi national upbringing in LA of the 80’s *She discusses the Immigration and Nationality act that benefited immigrants and the US *What stood out for her during her school years? * After studying international relations and public policy find out how Suman leveraged her immigrant heritage…

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Recap, Insights and Analysis of the Modi visit to the Valley

Listen to MR discuss the Silicon Valley visit of PM Modi with three people who organized some of the most successful events. Co-chair of the SAP Center reception Naren Gupta’s Shares his thoughts on the event held in San Jose. What does he feel is the Prime Minister’s message? What were the highlights of Venk Shukla’s digital dinner interaction with…

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A musical journey with MR and Arvind Manocha

*Arvind talks about the interesting interplay between his home life and outside life as a son of immigrants in the 60’s. *Listen to how music was front and center for him since a young age. *Find out whether music was always going to be his career path *From Cornell to Cambridge, Arvind talks about his scholarly pursuits *What according to…

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