Ashish Vidyarthi urges entrepreneurs to scale-up
28 January 2019, Mumbai: Actor Ashish Vidyarthi, who has acted in films of 11 different languages donned a different hat at the ’10X Scale-Up Conclave’ organized by The Bombay Management Association to commemorate 65 years of existence. Established in 1954, the Bombay Management Association has popularly known by the acronym BMA; is one of India’s leading managerial communities striving for managerial excellence in business and corporate management.
The actor who is also a renowned motivational speaker spoke at the conclave which was attended by more than 300 delegates from corporate and start-ups operating across the country. Speaking on the occasion Ashish said, “It has been more than 31 years for me in the cinema industry but I am still learning and my motto is the same as that of late Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs – Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish! I am never satisfied and always willing to learn. Same should be the hunger in the bellies of all entrepreneurs and start-up founders and co-founders. Whichever sector you are in, think about scaling up your game every day.”
The National Award-Winning actor joined speakers at the conclave like Nandan Nilekani, Dr Raghunath Anant Mashelkar, Dr Murtuza Khorakiwala, Managing Director, Wockhardt Ltd., Mr Ashish Chauhan, CEO, Bombay Stock Exchange, Atul Batra, Chairman, National Product Council of NASSCOM, Mr Sanjay Shreshta, Innovation Head, Barclays Bank, Ms Mini Menon, Co-Founder & Editor, Live History India, Mr Vineet Patni, Healthcare Entrepreneur, Mr Aakrit Vaish, Co-Founder & CEO, Haptik, Mr Jaideep Mehta, Head of VC Circle, Mr R Gopalakrishnan, CEO, Mindworks and others. One of the major highlights of the conclave was the India launch of R Gopalakrishnan’s book ‘CRASH: lessons from the entry and exit of CEOs’
Born in Kannur, Kerala Ashish used to do theatre in early days. He attended National School of Drama and then acted in his first film Sardar. The multiple award-winning actor who is known for his antagonist and character roles has done films in Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Bengali, English, Odia & Marathi. Ashish is a renowned motivational speaker in the corporate circles and at the 10X Scale-Up conclave, he left the august audiences supercharged and asking for more.