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Founders Talk 10 | From Failures to Freedom: How your biggest lessons in life are the ones that take you backwards, before moving you forwards
Saturday, August 08, 2020, 05:00pm - 06:00pm

Founders Talk - 10 | From Failures to Freedom: How your biggest lessons in life are the ones that take you backwards, before moving you forwards

Saturday, August 08, 2020 | 5pm to 6pm IST

Vandana Saxena Poria | Chief Alarmist at The Human Alarm Clock & Co. and Advisor - ICAEW India

Media heavily focuses on exceptional people and their success stories. Rarely do we get to hear the failure journey of successful people.  Vandana will talk about her extraordinary life: from a Radio DJ in London to a Chartered Accountant in Romania, and from a professional to a serial entrepreneur today. She will share her failures and successes in this session. She will cover lessons from mis-estimating the market need, time taken for product development, hiring the right people for the wrong reasons, and hiring the wrong people for the right reasons.  Join us for a roller coaster ride!

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Speaker Profile

Born in the UK and having lived in over 20 countries, Vandana is a Chartered Accountant, Serial Entrepreneur, OBE from HM The Queen, Ex-Director of the UK India Business Council, TEDx Speaker, Mentor and Angel investor. She advises ICAEW on their relationship with India and support members and students across the sub-continent, and is re-imagining the world as the Chief Alarmist of The Human Alarm Clock.

Vandana has worked with companies and leaders across the globe - from Credit Suisse to Mahindra’s to the street cleaners of Koregaon Park and has been recognized on many levels for innovation and service – from global Institutes of repute to HM The Queen of England.