URS-AsiaOne has been steadily showcasing inspiring stories of some leaders who had established global business empires. Some prodigious leaders overcame every difficulty and completely transformed the global dais with their ground-breaking ideas, brilliant operations, and game-changing products and services. Their concerted efforts and incredible focus have helped entire nations write inspiring sagas of business and economic growth. These nonpareil leaders have consistently altered established norms and revolutionized their businesses with their groundbreaking ideas and led their companies to get recognized at many global platforms with various acclaimed brand awards and leader awards such as entrepreneur of the year award.

We present a few of the stimulating stories of the success of such coveted greatest leaders of India.

Biplab Basu
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Biplab Basu

Biplab, a Bachelor In Hospitality Management from Pailan College Of Management & Technology, started his career in August 2011 as a Marketing Executive at The Stadel Hotel in Kolkata. In 2013, he joined Bengal Shrachi Venture’s Red Cherry Hospitality as Senior Sales Executive. In April 2014, he launched Petuk, a restaurant that specialises in Chinese and Tandoor items. He had his fair share of challenges while running the business, yet his meticulous planning and thoughtful execution have helped him succeed and become one of the most successful foodpreneurs in Kolkata. He says, “Our j

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Sreejeet Patnaik
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Sreejeet Patnaik

Mother’s Public School was established thirty one years ago, in Bhubaneswar. A need of the society, the school was the perfect solution to the needs and challenges of working mothers. The institute’s first ever batch had just 14 students aged between 2 and 9 years. Initially, the aim was to provide a day-boarding with meal provisions so that working parents could be assured regarding the care and safety of their children. Since then, Mother’s Public School has grown and branched out to accommodate more academic and co curricular facilities for a wider range of age groups. With the recen

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Poly Patnaik
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Poly Patnaik

Born at Cuttack in Odisha, Ms. Patnaik completed her schooling from Sonabera HAL VSV School in Koraput (Odisha) in 1979 and moved to Bhubaneswar to study Humanities at the BJB College. She also completed Post Graduation in Teacher’s Training from the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) in Bhubaneswar from 1981 to 1985. She chose this course by SCERT to realise her childhood dream of establishing a school some day. Within a few months, Ms. Patnaik got married to a well known Bhubaneshwar-based interior designer and joined Kamala Nehru College in 1987, where she taught

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Rabindra Narayan
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Rabindra Narayan

A MULTITALENTED PERSON Mr. Rabindra Narayan is a graduate in English literature, and has completed his diploma in Journalism and Marketing. Theatre has played a significant factor in his life. He has been a popular theatre artist right from his college days, and has shared the stage with several renowned stage personalities. As the General Secretary with the Delhi-based Collegiate Drama Society, he made significant contributions to the field of Punjabi theatre. Mr. Narayan is also a renowned journalist who worked as the Culture Editor with Sunday Mail in the late 80s. He was also the Ac

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Mandhira Kapur
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Mandhira Kapur

With extensive experience in formulating marketing and branding strategies for numerous national and global brands, Mandhira has been efficiently spearheading SMPL as Chairman & Managing Director. The company, located in Gurugram (Haryana), is one of the leading automobile spare parts brand in India. Her adept leadership has spurred 100% growth for SMPL, which is indeed a remarkable achievement. She is currently driving the organization’s transformational initiatives to make the brand shine bright in the aftermarket segment by creating unparalleled value for the consumers. Mandhira i

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Tarique Mustafa
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Tarique Mustafa

Mr. Mustafa started his professional journey after graduating from the University of Southern California where he was a Rotary International Scholar in Engineering and Computer Science. As soon as he graduated, he landed his first job at Symantec Corporation. He was working at the global headquarters located in California and was in a lead position fronting the product lines. It is here that the very foundation of his entire career in Cyber Security was laid. This was just the beginning for a zealous guy who wanted to make it big in the techie world. In the next two decades or so, Mr. Must

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Amit Tandon
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Amit Tandon

VISION TO OFFER INVALUABLE SERVICES Known for his charismatic personality, Amit is a prominent name in the logistics industry. A graduate from the University of Delhi, Amit earned his Master’s degree in Business Management in 2004. He has worked for well-established and reputable companies which have helped him gain a wealth of experience and exposure in the field of logistics. Asia Shipping was established by Amit in 2012 in New Delhi with branch offices in major export centres in India. As part of its efforts to provide its customers with the best services at the most competitive ra

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Elon Musk
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Elon Musk

In an era often defined by new technology, the 50-year-old zillionaire, Musk has emerged as one of the most genuinely innovative entrepreneurs of his generation. He has been an inspiration for the world to go green. No wonder leading auto companies ranging from Ford to Volkswagen to Mercedes-Benz to Toyota have unequivocally committed their futures to electric vehicles. As he puts it, “For a long time, the rest of the auto industry was basically calling Tesla and me fools and frauds. They were saying electric cars wouldn’t work; you can’t achieve the range and performance. And even if y

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Sajjan Jindal
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Sajjan Jindal

CARRYING FORWARD THE LEGACY OF EXCELLENCE All dreams are made of a magical concoction whose ingredients comprise passion, grit and an insurmountable determination to work hard and win against all odds. Sajjan Jindal inherited this magical concoction and chiseling his dreams, developed one of India’s leading business houses, with a workforce of over 40,000. Diversifying his Group gradually to master other verticals, he forayed into cement, infrastructure, energy and so on, with a dream to help build a new nation. Leading India’s largest private steel producer, Sajjan Jindal has displaye

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Rajiv Mittal
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Rajiv Mittal

The water technology leader started his career with Dorr Oliver. He then worked for John Brown Engineering, Glasgow, before joining WABAG in the UK. In 1996, the firm deputed him to India to create a Strategic Business Unit. His stellar leadership has transformed WABAG from a subsidiary into a true Indian multinational with operations in over 25 countries across 4 continents, as well as R&D centres in India, Switzerland, and Austria, and more than 100 IP Rights. In 2005, he led the first management buyout in the history of the water industry. He then orchestrated WABAG Group’s historic

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