With lots of blessings, some perseverance and a bit of luck, Vikas has come a long way from the narrow lanes of the old Meerut city where he was born and raised. After graduating from IIT (Roorkee) and IIM (Lucknow), Vikas worked for 20+ years from the ground up to leadership positions across FMCG, Telecom and Real Estate sectors in India and the Middle-East.
He loves to set things up, and he gets bored by routine. He recently launched an Ed-Tech start-up, AAS Vidyalaya – The Anytime Anywhere School, with the vision of bringing the school to the 8.5 crore children who are not able to go to school for any reason whatsoever. Check www.vidyalaya.org.in for more info.
He is a self-proclaimed geek, a technology lover and has generally stayed ahead of the curve when it comes to awareness, implementation and early adoption of tech. He also writes a blog as a way of expression. He is an avid reader, listens to Bollywood music and loves travelling.
He believes in living in the present and tries to achieve balance.
His favourite quote is “You are not dead till you die.”
He is married and has a teenage son. He lives in Mumbai.