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Winning Stroke: Interview with Ishan Gupta, Managing Director, Udacity

In an informal interview, Ishan Gupta, Managing Director, Udacity opens up about his personal preferences, life and much more

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If not in the current Profession, You would be?

A News Anchor or a Business talk show host.

One tune you always hum.

Firestone - Kygo.

One Book to read when you want to motivate yourselves.

Fountainhead by Ayn Rand.

One Dialogue of a movie that motivates you or you like the most.

"We will not go quietly into the night! We will not vanish without a fight! We're going to live on, we're going to survive." - President Whitmore in Independence Day.

The Place you never been to and always want to go.

Seeing Northern Lights from Iceland or Finland.

An animal that signifies you & why?

I am a Leo by sun sign. So would hope for a lion because of its courage to win and wisdom to manage power responsibility.

A Movie Character you most resemble or resonate with.

a) Marvel or DC: Marvel

b) Batman or Superman: Batman

c) Tom or Jerry: Jerry

d) Chacha Chaudhary or Super Commando Dhruv: Chacha Chaudhary

If your life was to be turned into a movie who would you like to play your part?

Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht)

Luck or Hard Work, What do you think weighs more in defining a successful Person?

Hard work

One best decision you ever made.

Marrying the girl I dated for 10 years.

A strategy that you always use to take your decisions in Personal or Professional life.

Long-term gratification.

Whose advice do you seek when in dilemma?

My Wife

What has been your biggest achievement?

Being able to follow my dreams.

One thing that you want to change in yourself.

Become more patient.

A line said by your closed one that you never forget.

Good is the enemy of great.

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