“I love to read and talk a lot!”

Rapid Fire with Abhishek Singh, CTO, Evoxyz Technologies.

 Belong to place: Chandigarh

Studied at: IIT Guwahati, Assam

Company: Evoxyz Technologies

What is your ideal day: The definition of what I might treat as an ideal day keeps changing. However, at the end of any day, before going to sleep, if I end up smiling and thinking that I did something meaningful and it was not a waste of time, that is good enough.

What drives me the most: Curiosity to know more about everything that I come across. I need to know how things work, what makes everything around me tick.

What are the most important three things in my life: People around me who I care about, health for myself and everyone else and some money to get whatever else might be missing.

Favorite Gadget: At the moment, my PC which is a Lenovo Yoga 900.

Favorite food: Pasta, in white sauce please!

Favorite holiday destination: Southern Europe.

What are things I like to do alone: Thinking!!!!  I like sitting in peace in a corner of my home doing nothing but wondering where I am and what I want to do.

Last book I read: Bring up the bodies by Hillary Mantel
If I could eliminate one thing from daily schedule, what would it be and why: Commuting in traffic. Spending hours of our lives doing nothing but waiting for the cars ahead of us to move seems like a huge wastage to me.

Which letter of the alphabet describes me best, how: That’s a tough one. I guess I could be described with the alphabet Y. Asking “why” about everything is probably something I do the most.

Most memorable Event: My graduation from college. I spend four years getting a degree and that day made me think a lot about what I had done and what more I needed to do. It changed me to a certain extent and I am glad it was the way it was.

One thing I like to change in myself: The habit to procrastinate. If I could, I would change this so that things get finished at least a little before the deadlines.

I never get tired of: Reading and talking. I love to read and I talk a lot!

5 years down the line I would be: Mostly the same I am today, just with some more wisdom, some more wealth, some more friends and some more happiness.

If not in IT industry, I would be: A lawyer. I like winning arguments!

Advice to budding Entrepreneurs: Perseverance. If you don’t give up, finding what you are striving for is just matter of time. So just keep trying.

What’s my motto in life: Pursue Excellence! Whatever I do, big or small, good or bad, I would like to excel in it.

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