Note to readers: While we accept the reality of the coronavirus, it is important to be optimistic. We must believe that there will be a day when the disease will no longer be the all-destroying scourge it is today. And when that day comes, we will be able to enjoy life, maybe with a few adjustments, the way we did before Covid-19. To that end, we are starting ‘If Covid Vanished ...’, a series of interviews with corporate heads and achievers, where we ask them where they’d like to travel or eat, who’d they like to meet, and so on, if the world became Corona-mukt. Follow the series here.
Raj Mamodia quotes a line from Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist when asked about his motto. “The secret of life is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.”
Born in Rajasthan, Mamodia finished his early education in Allahabad and went on to get an MBA at the Kellogg School of Management. He is now the CEO of Silicon Valley technology firm Brillio. And it can safely be assumed that he fell seven times and got up eight times. Post-Covid, the world needs to rise again too. In fact, it is doing that gradually. Mamodia spells out his wish list for life after Covid in this conversation:
If Covid went away or became manageable, which city would you like to travel to first and why?