“Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do!” These words from the famous Apple Ad (which, by the way, is an all time favorite) reflect my philosophy in life. I always believe in challenging the status-quo, and in doing my bit to change the world around me.
Professionally, I am a techie turned biz-techie. After obtaining an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Engineering from National Institute of Technology (MNNIT), Allahabad in India, I worked as a Software Developer for four years with Computer Associates and Adobe Systems. After spending four years on technology-development, I decided to move to the business side, and joined an MBA program at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. I concentrated primarily in Marketing & Strategy with multiple courses and projects focusing on technology-powered marketing. After my MBA, I worked as a Senior Consultant with Deloitte Digital, the Digital business Consulting division of Deloitte Consulting, for about 1.5 years. Currently, I am working as a Senior Strategy Manager with Bing Ads Market Intelligence team at Microsoft.
Personally, I call myself an introvert chatterbox. 🙂 No! this is not an oxymoron!! I am a bit reserved at times, but when I start speaking, you may have a hard time shutting me up! 😀 My interests, in no particular order, include new technology (new apps, social media, online marketing, web-analytics), photography (just learning the ropes), killing time online (blog-hopping, Facebook, Quora, etc) and offline (meaningful discussions, meaningless chats) and doling out unsolicited advice to unsuspecting recipients. 😀 Seriously speaking about the last of these, I find myself very passionate about student counseling and education, and I dream of translating this passion to some meaningful contribution to education in India one day.
“Racing towards Infinity” is an attempt at expressing my opinions and sharing my experiences in life. I plan to keep this blog updated with my reviews (on books, movies, technologies), my stand on social, political and business issues, some experiences from my life, and sometimes, my dreams and future plans. BTW, why “Racing towards Infinity”? This is just my phrase reflecting a desire for never-ending improvement, and for setting higher goals each time I accomplish my previous ones. To word it with another of my favorite quote, “Race to Perfection has no finish line!!”