I love the As – my Audi, Apple gadgets and Asics shoes: Rohit Chadda, MD and Co-founder, Foodpanda.in

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Published: January 13, 2015 12:24:08 AM

E-commerce is a very exciting space to be in with the rapidly growing and fast changing industry dynamics...

1The job: E-commerce is a very exciting space to be in with the rapidly growing and fast changing industry dynamics. We’ve been able to build a global company with presence across more than 40 countries from scratch in just two years. This is an indicator to what lies ahead.

2The weekdays: The first thing I reach out for when I wake up in the morning is my phone to scan through my mails. Thisalso helps me plan my day. I try to follow a fitness regime and exercise some early in the morning because I am never sure when my day will end. A typical day is full of back-to-back meetings, both internal and external. I end up spending a lot of my time with various teams brainstorming on strategy and efficiency. The attention to detail and micro-management of all functions is what has helped us grow the way we have.

3The weekend: One day of sports and outing with friends and another of lazing around and spending time with family is how I like my weekends. I love movies so I always try to catch a late night movie in the cinema irrespective of the day of the week.
4The toys: My phone and my Macbook are two things that I want to be able to live without but it doesn’t seem like a possibility given the nature of my work. Besides these,
my guitar, Xbox and my collection of English sitcoms
are what help me unwind after a
long day.

5The logos: While I’m not fussy about brands where clothing is concerned, my sports shoes always end up being Asics. I’m an Apple fan when it comes to gadgets and my drive is an Audi. Seems like I prefer all things ‘A’!

—As told to Banasree Purkayastha

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