A former professional athlete turned consultant who advises top government politicians and bureaucrats. of India on key sports policy and sports development issues.
I have a low undergraduate GPA (2.5 / 4). This was in large part due to the rigid Indian education system which makes it very difficult to succeed in college while playing serious sport (I have played water polo for the state and the country throughout the 4 years of my electrical engineering).
Undergraduate school: BMS Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India
Undergraduate major: Electrical engineering
Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Other diploma / certification: Graduate Diploma in Liberal Studies
Name of the school: Ashoka University, India
Played water polo at the national level for 10 years (2007-2017). Captain of the Indian junior water polo team in 2011.
Industry: Government / Military
Society: Government of India
Duration of employment: 3 years, 3 months
Industry: Sports management
Society: Boutique firm
Duration of employment: 1 year, 1 month
Big life wins:
I was fortunate enough to contribute to the Tokyo 2021 Indian Olympic campaign. The largest and most diverse Indian Olympic contingent in Olympic history, best performance to date.
Short-term: Channel learning and leadership skills to become a well-rounded professional who excels in media, entertainment and sports.
Long-term: strategic advisory roles with governments of developing and underdeveloped countries to fully utilize sport as a tool for socio-economic development.