13 episodes

Masters of Growth Podcast is hosted by Mansingh Gadhvi, Founder of GrowthCulture and Author of The Growth Company.The Podcast features top CEOs sharing their thoughts, experiences and insights from their professional journey and building great businesses.Each episode would cover a wide range of topics — where the CEO would share more about his/her professional journey, about the business they are building, leadership & management lessons learned, Industry trends, future of work, road ahead, their advice around professional growth and more.Important to note that it’s not a boring business talk, but the conversation could inspire, motivate the listeners with some great content that could help in their professional and personal growth journey. Explore the episodes now to enjoy the conversation!

Masters of Growth Mansingh Gadhvi

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Masters of Growth Podcast is hosted by Mansingh Gadhvi, Founder of GrowthCulture and Author of The Growth Company.The Podcast features top CEOs sharing their thoughts, experiences and insights from their professional journey and building great businesses.Each episode would cover a wide range of topics — where the CEO would share more about his/her professional journey, about the business they are building, leadership & management lessons learned, Industry trends, future of work, road ahead, their advice around professional growth and more.Important to note that it’s not a boring business talk, but the conversation could inspire, motivate the listeners with some great content that could help in their professional and personal growth journey. Explore the episodes now to enjoy the conversation!

    Arjun Mohan, CEO India, upGrad, on joining Ed-Tech Industry, early days of his professional career journey, Covid-19, challenges faced by the education Industry and how upGrad is helping millions with quality education

    Arjun Mohan, CEO India, upGrad, on joining Ed-Tech Industry, early days of his professional career journey, Covid-19, challenges faced by the education Industry and how upGrad is helping millions with quality education

    Arjun is a seasoned Education-Tech Leader, he started his professional career journey with Byju’s, first as a teacher and then moved up the ranks into a leadership role at the company and currently leads India business for upGrad.
    He is a gold medalist from IIM Kozhikode, and also had stints at Titan Industries, Tata Motors, Tata Reality and Infrastructure and Sir Dorabji Tata and Allied Trusts before he rejoined EdTech Industry.
    In this episode he talks about his learning experience at IIM Kozhikode, early days into his professional career and joining Byju’s. He shares more about education industry, the key challenges faced by the students today and how upGrad is helping millions of students with better education.
    He also talks about Covid-19 situation, steps taken to tackle it and how it has worked out for upGrad. 

    • 42 min
    Satyakam Arya, MD & CEO, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles on joining automotive industry, key highlights from career journey of two and half decades, commercial vehicles industry outlook, future of work and career progression

    Satyakam Arya, MD & CEO, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles on joining automotive industry, key highlights from career journey of two and half decades, commercial vehicles industry outlook, future of work and career progression

    Satyakam is an automotive industry veteran with diverse international experience, he has spent more than two and half decades working with top automotive companies in different roles and functions.
    He took on the role of leading Daimler Trucks operations in India at the end of November 2018 as MD & CEO, under his leadership the company continues to grow as a contender in the domestic market with made for India Commercial vehicle brand ‘BharatBenz’.
    In his last role, Satyakam worked as Chairman of the Board for PABCO Ltd, a subsidiary of Japan-based commercial vehicle manufacturer Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation.
    In this episode he talks about joining automotive industry, key highlights and experiences from his career journey of two and half decades. He shares more about commercial vehicles industry and its outlook. He talks about Covid-19 situation and its response. He also shares his views about future of work and provides great piece of advice around career progression.

    • 39 min
    Ramesh Iyer, Vice Chairman and MD, Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services, on his early days into career journey, spending 25 plus years at Mahindra Finance, leadership & management lessons from the four decades of professional journey

    Ramesh Iyer, Vice Chairman and MD, Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services, on his early days into career journey, spending 25 plus years at Mahindra Finance, leadership & management lessons from the four decades of professional journey

    Ramesh is financial services industry veteran and a known face in the Indian Industry, he has been instrumental in building Mahindra Finance since 1994 into one of India’s leading rural finance companies.
    He manages the Financial Services Sector of the Mahindra Group which includes Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services, Mahindra Insurance Brokers, Mahindra Rural Housing Finance, Mahindra Asset Management Company and Mahindra Trustee Company. He also oversees the operations of Mahindra Finance USA.
    He has been closely involved in the development of the India's dynamic financial services sector, affecting policy change as the chairman of the Finance Industry Development Council. He is also member of multiple prestigious institutions in India and serves on the boards of multiple institutions and companies including several Mahindra Group entities. He has received numerous awards in his career journey of over four decades. 
    In this episode he shares more about his early career journey and how he got into Mahindra Finance. He shares leadership and management lessons learned over the forty years of journey in this industry. He talks about Covid-19 and its response and shares his views around future of work. He also shares great piece of advice around career progression and getting to the top position.

    • 42 min
    Nilesh Shah, Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company on the evolution of the capital markets, covid-19, views around capital markets outlook, advice to retail investors and stories from the professional journey of three decades

    Nilesh Shah, Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company on the evolution of the capital markets, covid-19, views around capital markets outlook, advice to retail investors and stories from the professional journey of three decades

    Nilesh is a well known face in the industry and has spent three decades in the capital markets. He is a gold medalist Chartered Accountant by education.
    He has a rich and diverse experience of managing funds across equity, fixed income securities and real estate for local and global investors. He has received numerous awards and accolades in his professional career journey. 
    Before joining Kotak Mutual Fund he held leadership roles with Axis Capital, ICICI Prudential Asset Management, Franklin Templeton and ICICI Securities.
    Nilesh is also the Chairman of Association of Mutual Funds in India, Member of SEBI’s Mutual Fund Advisory Committee and a part time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister. He was featured in Top 50 People of India, by the India Today for CY 2020.
    In this episode Nilesh shares how he got into capital markets, what key changes he has observed over last few decades in the markets. He shares his views around Covid-19, impact on the market. He has a good piece of advice for retail investors around how they should go about investing in the markets. He also shares few really interesting stories from his career and how those stories had deep impact on him.

    • 37 min
    Dr. Raman Ramachandran, MD and CEO, PI Industries Ltd, on getting into the field of Agriculture and doing Ph.D. in it, stint at BASF and key highlights from it, about PI Industries, Covid-19, Leadership lessons from the journey of three and half decades

    Dr. Raman Ramachandran, MD and CEO, PI Industries Ltd, on getting into the field of Agriculture and doing Ph.D. in it, stint at BASF and key highlights from it, about PI Industries, Covid-19, Leadership lessons from the journey of three and half decades

    Dr. Raman Ramachandran is Managing Director and CEO at PI Industries Ltd, a leading and fast growing Agri Sciences company.
    He is fondly called as Dr. Raman, he is a leader and veteran of Agriculture Industry. He is a Ph.D from University of Adelaide and an MSc. In Agriculture from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.
    Before joining PI Industries, he was the Chairman and Managing Director of BASF India and Head of the BASF legal entities in South Asia. In his stint of over three decades, he held many positions of responsibility and led strategic evolution of the company as a leader in the agricultural products business across the Asia Pacific region. He was a member of the company’s executive committee of the global agricultural products division and its global R&D steering committee.
    In this episode Dr. Raman shares what led him to pursue education in Agriculture and doing a Ph.D in the same. He shares more details about his early career journey and how he landed in BASF. He talks about spending close to three decades at BASF, and key highlights from this stint that shaped him as a leader. He talks about PI Industries, Covid-19 and Business Growth. The conversation also draws out lot of leadership and management lessons from his rich and successful career journey of over three and half decades.

    • 41 min
    Dr. Anand Deshpande, Founder, Chairman and MD, Persistent Systems on days at IIT Kharagpur, completing Ph.D. and stint at HP Labs in US, Coming back to India and founding Persistent Systems, Covid-19, Business Growth and Road Ahead

    Dr. Anand Deshpande, Founder, Chairman and MD, Persistent Systems on days at IIT Kharagpur, completing Ph.D. and stint at HP Labs in US, Coming back to India and founding Persistent Systems, Covid-19, Business Growth and Road Ahead

    Dr. Anand Deshpande is Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Persistent Systems since its inception and is responsible of overall leadership, strategy and management of the company. 
    He is a true technology visionary, one of the top technology entrepreneur that India has produced. He founded Persistent Systems in 1990 and in this journey of over 30 years, it has become a well known and respected global technology services company with over 11,000 employees and over half a billion in revenue. 
    Persistent systems is at the forefront of technology innovation thanks to Anand’s leadership, his strength lies in identifying and investing in next-generation technologies that encourages internal entrepreneurship.
    He has been recognised by his alma mater, IIT Kharagpur, as a Distinguished Alumnus in 2012 and by the School of Informatics of Indiana University with the Career Achievement Award in 2007. Prior to founding Persistent Systems, Anand began his professional career at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories in Palo Alto, California, where he worked as Member of Technical Staff.
    In this episode Anand talks about his days at IIT Kharagpur and his technology exposure then, moving to US for higher studies and completing Ph.D. from Indiana University, stint at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories in US as an employee before founding Persistent Systems. He also shares his thoughts around Covid-19, Business Growth, Road Ahead and Future of Work.

    • 31 min

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