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Sandeep Aggarwal

Founder and CEO,
Droom

"When there is a will, there is a way."


 

EX: Biggest milestone in your life.
HIM: Milestone in my professional life would be creating two large technology focused internet companies with a big brand name in the world’s largest internet population called India

EX: Book(s) that have influenced your life.
HIM: The books that have changed my life are more from autobiographies of top successful personalities such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Lee Coca, the founder of the Walmart among others. On the business side, I am a big fan of Jim Collins’ ‘Good to Great’ and ‘Built to Last’ and as well as Malcolm Gladwell’s books such as ‘Tipping Point’, ‘Outliers’, ‘Blink’, and others.

EX: An unusual app on your smartphone.
HIM: I have a couple of robots which are app driven and these apps would be the most unusual one in my phone.

EXThe next product on your tech-wishlist.
HIM: A full home theater and a personal bluetooth speaker with a high-end amplifier which I can carry along with me anywhere I want to.

EX: 3 habits you think are most important in order to be an effective leader.
HIM: 1. Interpersonal skills, communication skills and the ability to connect with people.
2. Being very organised.
3. Honesty and transparency.

EX: The best tech innovation according to you.
HIM: The innovation of the wheel is one of the best innovations which resulted in human mobility, transportation, industrial revolution and what not.

EX: Your upcoming career goals
HIM: The next goal would be to make Droom a market leader in the online automobile industry in all the emerging countries, which have fragmented sellers, unorganised retail, high cost of capital, unevolved auto industries, large internet bases, large automobile bases and easy law enforcements. These are the places where you will see information asymmetry, lack of transparency and trust, high moral hazard; and Droom is the model to address all these issues. So, my next goal in career is to make droom a market leader in all the emerging markets throughout the world.