Being Agile..

Met a billion $ entrepreneur today. Have met few such great personalities in close quarters in my recent 5 month silicon valley tenting. The one thing i learnt from him is, agility, quick decisioning. The way he decided to move on with some proposal we’ve taken ahead floored me. Learnt the secret sauce of his success. Though I have been talking about this to my team for many years, want…

How well Public-Private Partnerships can be evolved ? (even if you’re a humble startup)

I would like to share the success story behind FixNix’s important milestone. Reserve Bank of India has a tech advisory subsidiary called IDRBT. We’ve worked with IDRBT for year and half to get here, a Public Private Partnership to serve all public sector banks through FixNix Cloud GRC deployed in their community cloud of RBI. RBI – IDRBT Chief Information Security Officer Forum Day before yesterday(22’Aug) in Kolkata RBI CISO Forum, hosted…

Kamal Hassan and Peter Principle

Somebody was talking about classical Actor Kamal Hassan today in my hostel. Though I’m fan of populist people actor Rajini Kanth like rest of TamilNadu, I’ve serious respect for Kamal for his literary likings, wider thinking, innovation in Indian cinema, many other aspects. Suddenly I recalled about the interesting question I posed him wearing my journo hat few years before in Nasscom India Leadership Forum’2014 where the elites of the IT industry invited…

The ‘I’ In BRICS Now Implies Hope

Back again at this year’s edition of the World Economic Forum, the experience is definitely bracing. It is awe-inspiring to once again be a part of this influential global community, and to absorb the varied macro-economic perspectives, as it was during my previous visits. On Day 1, I obviously made a beeline to the India session chaired by FM Arun Jaitley. According to Jaitley, India’s GDP can potentially grow to…

“Most Innovative Start Ups of AsiaPac” at RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan 2015

SODA Named “Most Innovative Start Up” at RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan 2015 July 22, 2015 SODA Named “Most Innovative Start Up” at RSA® Conference Asia Pacific & Japan 2015  Data Security Start Up Selected for its No Frills Approach to Address Data Privacy Issues MARINA BAY SANDS, SINGAPORE – 22 July 2015 – RSA® Conference Asia Pacific & Japan, the world’s leading information security conference and exposition, today…

Federation of Tamil in North America(FetNA)-Best Global Tamil Startup- Tamil Entrepreneurs Forum-Winner

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Hundreds of Indian American entrepreneurs and investors gathered in Silicon Valley at the San Jose Marriott Hotel here July 3 to offer insights and share success stories at the first ever Tamil Entrepreneurs Forum. The event was a parallel session to the 28thAnnual FeTNA convention organized by the Federation of Tamil Sangams in North America and San Francisco Bay Area Tamil Manram. Many high profile entrepreneurs…

FixNix is representing Startup world in the Cyber Security Task Force of Govt of India

National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) and Data Security Council of India today announced the launch of the NASSCOM Cyber Security Task Force that aims to build India as a global hub for providing cyber security solutions, developing cyber security R&D plan and develop a skilled workforce of cyber security experts. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CHJL3nXUYAA7pGc.jpg The taskforce members include industry leaders across IT, BPM and Internet, leaders from user organizations like…