Reimagining India

Reimagining India

January 1, 2014 |
The frenzied optimism of the past decade for the “Indian experiment” has now given way to disappointment amongst observers ofIndiainside and outside the country. There is mounting frustration thatIndia’s promise could be fading. “WillIndiafulfill its true potential?” is the repeated… Read more
Challenging Capitalists with Pay it Forward

Challenging Capitalists with Pay it Forward

December 27, 2013 |
MR Rangaswami, Indiaspora founder, invited me to India to address the technology community assembled at Nasscom NPC in October. I was honored to come, but wasn’t sure how my  message of peer-to-peer generosity would resonate with the crowd of enterprising… Read more
Comfort in Complexity

Comfort in Complexity

November 19, 2013 |
Three days after our marriage, Kavitha and I moved to Mumbai. We lived there for about 100 days and then we moved on toKuala LumpurinMalaysia (Damansara Jaya in Petaling Jaya to be very precise) The Mumbai experience was twenty years… Read more
The Dharma & Karma of Leadership

The Dharma & Karma of Leadership

November 10, 2013 |
If you read the newspapers, watch the news, consume information on the web, you are quickly besieged by a sea of pessimism.  We carry this over in our workplaces, our communities and unfortunately in our personal lives as well.  … Read more
A passage to India

A passage to India

October 31, 2013 |
I recently returned from a trip to India, the tail end of which was spent in a 3 day summit in the lovely setting of Samode Bagh and Palace outside Jaipur, in the company of a hundred or so remarkable… Read more
Pursuit of the Impossible Nothingness

Pursuit of the Impossible Nothingness

October 11, 2013 |
“We have already lost Afghanistan. Why are you fiddling with the edges?” asked a British sergeant in Bagram, Afghanistan while I was waiting to hitch a ride back to Kabul. I had spent the last six weeks embedded with the… Read more