Winning Stroke: Interview With Sudarshan Boosupalli, Country Head India and SAARC, Ruckus Networks

In an interview, Sudarshan Boosupalli, Country Head India and SAARC, Ruckus Networks opens up about his personal preferences, life and much more


If not in the current Profession, you would be?
Hopefully an actor in Tollywood.

One tune you always hum.
I am a huge fan of Kishore Kumar, you will often hear me hum ‘Dil aajshayar ‘

One book to read when you want to motivate yourselves.
I talk to my mother to feel motivated, no book till now has been able to motivate me.

One dialogue of a movie that motivates you or you like the most.
Alec Baldwin’s speech to the sales team in Glen Garry Glen Ross

The place you never been to and always want to go.
Amazon Jungle

An animal that signifies you & why?
Leader in a pack wolf – it works well both in a family and team set up. I work in setting goals with members, support and ensure they work within their parameters to execute systematically.

A Movie Character you most resemble or resonate with?
Marvel or DC- Marvel, Ironman & Deadpool
Batman or Superman- Superman
Tom or Jerry- Jerry

If your life was to be turned into a movie who would you like to play your part?
Jake Gyllenhaal or Ryan Gosling

Luck or Hard Work, What do you think weighs more in defining a successful person?
Hard work and persistence

One best decision you ever made.
Joining and being a part of Team Ruckus Networks, this happened in 2008.

A strategy that you always use to take your decisions in Personal or Professional life.
My mother is my go to if I need help in decision making for personal matters. For official matters,  I analyze, narrow down on the deciding factors. At times my gut instincts and emotions play an important role in making a decision, which mostly have worked in my and the team’s favour.

Whose advise you seek when in dilemma?
My mother is my go to. She is someone I look upto greatly.

What has been your biggest achievement?
My biggest achievement has been my ability to keep my family and friends (since childhood) close to me while having a successful career

One thing that you want to change in yourself.
I am not sure if I would like to make any change within me, if I have to, then maybe fine tune my emotional side.

A line said by your closed one that you never forget.
“Whatever you do or achieve is for your family and friends, so ensure you don’t lose them while you are running behind a successful career.”

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