Commenting on Wipro’s new French connection, global analysts who know Mr. Delaporte, say: the new leader comes with a strong finance background and he will be able to bring operational and financial discipline at Wipro. They also said that culture too won’t be a big challenge for Mr. Delaporte as he worked with several companies of diverse cultures, although culture fit’ is a major `concern’ and `criteria’ for CXO selection for many family-driven businesses in India as well as globally. … [Read more...] about Capgemini’s Delaporte to take over as Wipro CEO and MD
Career growth for business analyst
Prashanth Challapalli, former COO of Leo Burnett Orchard, has kicked off his entrepreneurial journey with Gravity Integrated, a business growth solutions firm. Launched together with Kalyan Ram Challapalli, ex-regional planning director, ASEAN - Leo Burnett, and Chandrabhan, ex-marketing head – cement division, Kesoram Industries, Challapalli says he took his time to set up a new firm because he wanted to understand the market needs and didn’t want to launch just another “digital agency”. He adds, “Never start a business unless you can solve someone’s problem.”Challapalli had quit the Publicis-owned agency in December 2019.There are several sectors that will need expert support to help in disruption and growth strategies, according to the founders, who also believe that “consulting companies don’t execute and communication firms don’t do business strategy." Read Also: ET BE Special Series | FUTURE SHOCK: 25 job & career … [Read more...] about BE Exclusive: Prashanth Challapalli launches business consulting firm Gravity Integrated
“The hallmark of this government is that there’s more PMO (prime minister’s office)-driven strategy and guidance,” said Jayesh Shroff, co-founder of investment advisory firm Cask Capital. “So, to that extent, you don’t need a proper technocrat to run the finance ministry - you need someone who can get things done.” … [Read more...] about India’s Modi to name ruling party chief Shah as finance minister: media
Why does it matter if Spotify can or can’t go public or be bought for billions of dollars? “If Spotify can’t have a big exit, the doubts that are already there around digital music could become potentially fatal,” he says, noting that other digital entertainment areas, like mobile games, have seen plenty of such exits. … [Read more...] about Streaming music: what next for Apple, YouTube, Spotify… and musicians?
'We're here today to defend free speech from one of the greatest dangers it has faced in American history, frankly, and you know what's going on as well as anybody. It's not good,' Trump said before inking the order, which came just days after Twitter for the first time provided what Trump's staff calls a fact-check on his own tweets. … [Read more...] about Twitter flags Donald Trump’s ‘when the looting starts the shooting starts’ threat for ‘inciting violence’ AGAIN after he repeats it on White House account amid furious attacks at platform for ‘targeting’ him