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Serendipity and London

Shweta, Ansh and I have moved to London. In 2012, I had a great job at ESPN and was establishing myself as a Product Manager in Bangalore. Out came the offer from a much smaller organisation called Nivalink to move to Mumbai. It was pure serendipity! Shweta and I had gone to Mumbai for the first time in 2009. Then we had decided that one day we will come back and live the life of Mumbaikars. I was getting the chance to live the dream. The trade-off was going to a smaller org. It was a brilliant decision in hindsight. Working with a great team, I had a white canvas to paint and got an opportunity to build teams from scratch. Mumbai is also where our son, Ansh was born, and our lives were never the same. While building products at Goibibo, I was happy and really loved the team and the vision I have built over time. Along came another serendipity, this time from London, and our lives are changed. I have been resisting to move outside India since 2011 because of the opportu

Happy Birthday Gunda!

One year back, around this time there was a champ struggling to get into our lives. From being Mumbai-cha-mulga arriving in a tub, he will soon be namma Bengaluru Hudga . It's been an year and today while looking at his serene face while he was sleeping (which is only serene when he sleeps :P), Shweta and I kept wondering where did the year flew by! I had this pang in the heart right at that moment, where-in all I could think of how I wish I could bottle his smell and these moments forever. He has taught me more in one year, than I will ever be able teach him. He has dragged me back to being human. Happy Birthday Ansh! To the first year of your life. May you stay child-like forever. May you stay hungry. May you stay foolish. We at Lonavala