Talocity

Ketan Dewan, Talocity Brought Fruits for Family from his First Pay Cheque

Rapid Fire with Ketan Dewan, Co-founder and CEO, Talocity 

Home is in: Gurgaon

School/college: Schooling from AFGJI-Delhi, College from Delhi University, MBA from Cass, London

Company: Talocity Talent TECH

Family: Caring Parents, Loving Wife & 2 wonderful boys (13 years & 2 years)

I would like to be reborn as: Ketan

The most memorable event of my life: When I read the full scriptures of Bhagavad Gita in Oct 2013

With my first pay cheque: Bought fruits for home and shopped from Vasant Vihar market. It was a very big thing to buy from Fashion Bazaar in VV (What did you do with your first pay cheque?)

Idol in life: Stories of living beings pushing to fight the challenges they are thrown at

Can’t live without: My paper notebook & my pen

Favourite Gadget: An empty paper notebook

Favourite book: Can’t be one, as they have been critical at various stages of my life. My favourite 4 are:

  1. The monk who sold his Ferrari- Robin Sharma
  2. Reinventing Yourself: How to Become the Person You’ve Always Wanted to Be- Steve Chandler
  3. Bhagavad Gita -Swami Chinmaya Mission
  4. Healing Anger- By Dalai Lama

Work-out regime: Gym, Running, Swimming, Weights, Basket Ball; all packed in every day for 5-6 days a week. I was Mr Fit Champion winner in the 18 to 40 years category from 2014-2016 at the Delhi Gymkhana Club.

Hobby: Reflection & meditation, watching films

Favourite holiday destination: Baku, Azerbaijan

Favourite food: Maa ke haath ke Gobhi Paranthas

Social Media Preference: LinkedIn & Twitter for work, Facebook for updates of friends & family, You-tube for entertainment and learning

The best compliment I ever received: I am persistent & focused

The car I drive: I hate driving so my driver drives me in a Honda City

Motto in life: Being in the room

Advice to budding entrepreneurs: Don’t give up and that’s only possible when you tie to a purpose beyond material gains

Like to watch on Television: Comedy series & films

The cause I care for: Providing jobs for anyone willing to work

One thing I would like to change in myself: Learning to ACCEPT as it comes

5 years down the line I would be: Having provided jobs to over 10 Million people across the world

If not in the IT industry, I would be: A Professor in a university

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