The first episode of The Corner Office Conversations features a pioneer in the dotcom business, Hitesh Oberoi, managing director and CEO of Info Edge, who has been at the helm of many successful businesses.
Info Edge started in the early days of the internet in India and today stands as a spectacular success story with businesses in four verticals. Today, apart from running its own businesses, the 20-year old Info Edge also ranks alongside some of the country's most well regarded early stage investors for its bets on startups such as foodtech unicorn Zomato and online insurance aggregator PolicyBazaar.
An alumnus of IIT Delhi and IIM Bangalore, Oberoi started his career in the FMCG sector with Unilever before going on to play a pivotal role in building one of India's most successful consumer internet business conglomerates.
Oberoi chats candidly with us about his philosophy, leadership style and his many business decisions that took the company up the graph.
Watch the first part of this episode to find out more about the mindset of this iconic leader and his journey from an entrepreneur who scaled a garage startup to a publicly listed company with $4 bn of market capitalization today.