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At age 68, IT veteran Ashok Soota is preparing to launch a start-up, Happiest Minds. In conversation with Biswarup Gooptu and Jayadevan PK, he explains why he believes this will be his most successful outing.
Friday, September 09, 2011 | Source: The Economic Times
Happiest Minds Technologies? Wouldn’t you be surprised if you were told that this is the name of an IT start-up company founded by one of the most respected names in the industry? But then, Raja Shanmugham, chief people officer,…
Friday, September 09, 2011 | Source: www.rediff.com
Ashok Soota, one of the co-founders of MindTree and a veteran of the IT industry knows what it takes to try and reach $100 million in five years – his ambitious goal for his new company titled ‘Happiest Minds.’
Wednesday, September 07, 2011 | Source: Business Standard
IT industry veteran Ashok Soota’s ‘dining room start-up’ Happiest Minds Technologies, announced in April after he resigned as Executive Chairman of MindTree Ltd – a company he co-founded in August 1999 – was formally launched on Monday.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 | Source: Deccan Chronicle
With talks of economic slowdown doing the rounds, it might not be considered the best times to launch a start-up. However, IT veteran Ashok Soota seemed unperturbed at the launch of his new venture Happiest Minds.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 | Source: DNA
BANGALORE: IT industry veteran Ashok Soota’s new IT services startup Happiest Minds Technologies was formally launched on Monday, in the midst of a turbulent economic environment. But that does not appear to faze Soota. He said the best of…
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 | Source: Times of India
Vikram Gulati, who headed Nasdaq-listed Intelligroup until last week, has joined as CEO of IT services start-up Happiest Minds launched by Ashok Soota earlier this year. Gulati (45) was involved with the integration of Intelligroup after it was…
Friday, August 26, 2011 | Source: The Economic Times
A ‘battle of minds’ is in the offing as Information Technology (IT) industry veteran Ashok Soota’s startup Happiest Minds gears up to hit the software services market, competing with his former abodes MindTree and Wipro for both talent and…
Monday, August 01, 2011 | Source: DNA
When 67 year old Technopreneur left MindTree to start all over again with Happiest Minds, the usual “will he succeed again” question was all over the silicon city. Soota’s industry peers are not very supportive of his business model and the…
Thursday, May 12, 2011 | Source: The Economic Times
A founder-chairman deserting his own baby is a rare act. And then starting another firm in the same space, is an even rarer deed. Ashok Soota, MindTree’s founder-chairman and one of the highly respected leaders in the Indian IT industry has…
Friday, April 08, 2011 | Source: The Financial Express