Byju Raveendran, Co-founder, Byju’s -- Photograph by Bandeep Singh

"We Are Only Looking at an IPO in the Next 15-18 Months"

Sep 03, 2021

Byju Raveendran talks about Byju’s explosive growth, the future of ed-tech, and more

Mani Prakash, Vice President, Enterprise R&D, Medtronic

"There Is Significant Growth in R&D in India"

May 26, 2021

Mani Prakash, Vice President, Enterprise R&D, Medtronic, talks on the company's proposed R&D investments in India, changes in global med-tech R&D and what role India is going to play in the company's global R&D plans

Ling Fang, President, Alstom Asia-Pacific

"We Will Soon Have Autonomous Trains Running on Mainlines"

Apr 29, 2021

Ling Fang, President, Alstom Asia-Pacific, speaks about Alstom becoming the largest overseas mobility player in India and why the country is going to be a crucial market for the company

Claudio Facchin, Global CEO of Hitachi ABB Power Grids

"Utilities Need to Find New Revenue Streams and Business Models"

Mar 31, 2021

Global CEO of Hitachi ABB Power Grids, Claudio Facchin, and N. Venu, Managing Director, Hitachi ABB Power Grids India, talk about technological changes in the power sector and how they are helping countries meet their zero-carbon targets

Richard Boocock, Senior VP, Chief Information Officer and Special Advisor to the Boards Chairman, Air Products

"We Expect Double-digit Growth Over the Coming Years"

Feb 18, 2021

The $9-billion US-based Air Products, the world's leading industrial gases company, has extensive operations in India. Industrial gases are an integral raw material in energy, hydrocarbons and chemicals

Sandeep Kataria, Bata's newly appointed Global CEO - Photograph by Rajwant Rawat

"We Need to Reach Out to Millennials Globally"

Feb 05, 2021

Bata shoes are an integral part of almost every school-goer's life in India. That is why most Indians believe that the brand - founded in what is now the Czech Republic in 1894 and headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland - is local, despite operating in over 70 countries

Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder and Chairman, Bharti Enterprises -- Photograph by Bandeep Singh

"In 2022, the Telecom Network Will Start to Shift Into Space"

Jan 06, 2021

It's been a bloodbath in the Indian telecommunications sector but Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder and Chairman, Bharti Enterprises, put up a formidable fight

Rajeev Misra, CEO, SoftBank Vision Fund

"We Have 120-130 Disruptive Companies Under One Roof"

Dec 09, 2020

With over $100 billion of assets under his watch, Rajeev Misra presides over undoubtedly the largest fund on the planet, managing what he calls the "biggest collection of disruptive companies under one roof" at Softbank Vision Funds I & II. Their collective spending power greater than the GDP of 127 countries

Tuhin Kanta Pandey, DIPAM Secretary  - Photograph by Yasir Iqbal

"We Are Building a Strategic Disinvestment Pipeline"

Nov 25, 2020

The pandemic had put the brakes on the government's ambitious disinvestment plans for the fiscal. However, things have started picking up as businesses go back to normal and markets regain their appetite for buying assets. DIPAM Secretary Tuhin Kanta Pandey lays down the road ahead for the department

Nyrika Holkar, daughter of Smita and Vijay Crishna

"Atma Nirbhar Bharat is an Opportunity for Us"

Sep 30, 2020

The 123-year-old Godrej & Boyce, which operates in 10 industries - from complex engineering solutions to consumer goods like appliances, furniture and security solutions - across five continents has had a change of guard