Winning Stroke: Interview with Umesh Rao, Founder & CEO, Vector Projects
My biggest achievement is the blind side I have created for myself - this blindside consists of a family who are friends, and friends who are family, Says Mr. Rao
1. If not in the current Profession, You would be?
If not the CEO of Vector Projects then I would have liked to play cricket professionally
2. One tune you always hum?
Ek pyar ka nagama hai from the film Shor is one of the tunes that I always hum
3. One Book to read when you want to motivate yourselves?
Oh Mind Relax Please! by Swami Sukhabodhananda
4. One Dialogue of a movie that motivates you or you like the most?
It has to be Rajesh Khanna’s iconic dialogue from Anand, “Zindagi badi honi chahiye lambi nahi”
5. The Place you never been to and always want to go?
The scenic beauty of New Zealand has always been on my travel list. I hope my hectic schedule permits me to go there soon
6. An animal that signifies you & why?
For me loyalty and loving my family has always been a priority. One animal who fits the bill is a Dog, extremely loyal and loving
7. A Movie Character you most resemble or resonate with?
I have liked many characters but my pick is Aamir Khan’s Rancho from 3 Idiots.
A friend, a motivator and a man who makes one strike a chord with their decisions.
8. Choose one from each below :
o Marvel or DC
o Batman or Superman
o Tom or Jerry
o Chacha Chaudhary or Super Commando Dhruv
Answer: Neither, could never relate either of these characters
9. If your life was to be turned into a movie who would you like to play your part?
Who better than the charismatic Anil Kapoor
10. Luck or Hard Work, What do you think weighs more in defining a successful Person?
Both luck and hard work play a pivotal role in making an ordinary person into a successful person
11. One best decision you ever made?
To make my dream into reality by starting my own venture. It’s been more than 17 years of success and we are still counting
12. A strategy that you always use to take your decisions in Personal or Professional life?
Put yourself in the opposite person’s shoe. Both personally and professionally, the ability to empathize can be your greatest strength
13. Whose advise you seek when in dilemma?
My two strong pillars, family and my guru
14. What has been your biggest achievement?
My biggest achievement is the blind side I have created for myself - this blindside consists of a family who are friends, and friends who are family.
15. One thing that you want to change in yourself?
If only I can ace the art of being a patient person
16. A line said by your closed one that you never forget?
Masterly inactive, Stitha Pragyna