Go Kiss the world
by Subroto Bagchi
Go Kiss The World: Life Lessons For the Young Professional is a memoir of sorts written by Subroto Bagchi, a noted Business & Management entrepreneur.
About The Author
Subroto Bagchi (31 May 1957) is an Indian entrepreneur and business leader. He is the co-founder of Mindtree and a business author.
Bagchi was born to Makhan Gopal Bagchi and Labonya Prova Bagchi in Patnagarh, Odisha, where his father was a small time government servant. He grew up mostly in the tribal districts of Odisha, moving from place to place because of the nature of his father’s job. He has narrated the story of his life in his book Go Kiss the World published by Penguin Portfolio. He started his work life as a clerk in the Industries Department of the Government of Odisha in 1976 after giving up his post graduate studies. After a year of working there, he qualified to be a management trainee in DCM in 1977 where he worked for the ensuing 5 years. In 1981, he entered the computer industry and worked for a number of computer companies between 1981 and 1999 in various functions like sales, marketing and operations. His longest stint was at Wipro where he became the Chief Executive of Wipro’s Global R&D before working for chairman Azim Premji as corporate Vice-President, Mission Quality. He left Wipro in 1998 to join Lucent Technologies. He left Lucent a year after to co-found Mindtree in 1999 along with 9 other co-founders. Mindtree is a $500 million, Global IT services company with approximately 16000+ people. It is listed at the National Stock Exchange and the Bombay Stock Exchange in India.