What is your core strength as a leader?
I feel to be a good leader, three things are essential which I make sure to practice; Transparency, open-mindedness and empowerment. These three characteristics can bring in effectiveness, enthusiasm and self-motivation in a team.
A leader should be open to opinions and feedback from their team members and other individuals who are essential to the overall growth of the organization, this also calls for full transparency on all organizational aspects so that everyone works together with trust and commitment to achieve both individual and company goals.
What kind of major decisions have you taken that have changed the future of the organization?
The most strategic step we took was to bring about a large focus on local manufacturing under the“Make in India” initiative that has really given us a major push specifically in the WLAN market. This year we have also introduced our complete range of Structured Cabling Products on which we have got a very overwhelming response from channel and SI partners. And we are confident to accumulate a good market share in this category of products this year.
What are your views on the growth of Indian IT market landscape?
There is a lot of the government push towards digitization and the growth of a networking market in the Indian IT space. As a part of this push, several state governments have rolled out various plans across the country. 4G is coming up in a big way and is sure to boost the networking market in its wake. On the enterprise networking front, I see growth in wireless controllers and that is mainly because there is a lot of requirement of wireless hot spots. Thus, that market has picked up a lot.