Executive, Entrepreneur, Learner

Co-founder @ Netsil (acquired by Nutanix) Twitter Co-founder @ Dasient (acquired by Twitter) Google University of California, Berkeley Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay

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Favorite Quotes

"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever"
-Mahatma Gandhi

"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win"
-Mahatma Gandhi

"There is no substitute for hard work"
-Thomas A. Edison

"I start where the last man left off"
-Thomas A. Edison

"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young"
-Henry Ford

"With self discipline most anything is possible"
-President Theodore Roosevelt

"Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe"
-President Lincoln

"If you can't fly.. run, if you can't run.. walk, if you can't walk.. crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward"
-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"If you want to be happy, set a goal that commands your thoughts, liberates your energy and inspires your hopes"
-Andrew Carnegie

"The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus"
-Bruce Lee

"Plans are worthless; but planning is everything"
-President Dwight Eisenhower

"Just as we develop our physical muscles through overcoming opposition - such as lifting weights - we develop our character muscles by overcoming challenges and adversity"
-Stephen Covey

"The unexamined life is not worth living"

"Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in"
-Bill Bradley

"Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive"
-Andy Grove

"As we throw ourselves into raw action, our senses and instincts will rapidly be honed again"
-Andy Grove, Only The Paranoid Survive

"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works"
-Steve Jobs

"You've got to start with the customer experience and work back toward the technology and not the other way around"
-Steve Jobs

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