Rapid Fire with Amit Raj Bathla, Director & Head of Marketing, APAC- Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
Belong to place: Gurgaon, India
Studied at: The Ohio State University, Ohio, USA
Company: Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
What is your ideal day: Get an hour of workout first thing in the morning, spend time with my wife before the kids wake up and then get to work and have a productive day, end my day by spending time with my family and reading a few pages of a book.
What inspires you? Being challenged to push the limit excites me – I love the feeling and the satisfaction I get after accomplishing my goal.
What’s your favorite place on earth? My home
What’s your favorite meal? Stuffed paratha with yogurt
What’s the one thing you can’t live without? My family
What are things I like to do alone: listen to music
Last book I read: Pre-Suasion by Robert Ciadini
Which letter of the alphabet describes me best, how: W signifies the word “We” to me. I believe anything is possible if you work as a team.
I never get tired of ___ ? Perseverance
What’s your motto in life: Anything that is worth doing at all is worth doing well
How would you rate your memory? Average
Advice to budding Entrepreneurs: First: If you cannot explain your idea in simple terms then revisit your idea and Second: Don’t give up on your dream