About Sridar Iyengar
Sridar’s passion is to work with young people and entrepreneurs. He is co-Founder of the 360Plus network focusing on providing “learning through travel” opportunities to students in the US and India.
He is an active mentor of and investor in early stage ideas and companies. He started his career with KPMG in 1968 and worked with them in the UK, US and India until he took early retirement in 2002. Post retirement he has served and continues to serve on the Boards of major companies in India. He was Past President of TiE Silicon Valley and TiE Global, one of the largest entrepreneurial networks. His interest in promoting good citizenship and governance saw him serve as President of Foundation for Democratic Reforms in India and as a governing board Member of Janaagraha Center for Citizenship and Democracy, where he co-created the www.ipaidabribe.com website.
Entries by Sridar Iyengar
A Perspective on Independence & Group Circles
A Perspective on Independence The students started July 4 acknowledging that it was American Independence Day by listening to a rendition of America the Beautiful. The curriculum this day, because of its significance to one group of them, was focused on the concept of Independence and the dates and events which each student considered to […]
All Together on July 3rd
The Group was complete around 3am on July 3rd.A delayed breakfast, continued last minute rehearsals by the Indian/Nepali students and Alumni caused the official opening of Leadership Collective 2019 to be delayed to around mid-day. But it was worth the wait. WOW. The presentation from the subcontinent students/alumni involving a continuous and integrated serious of […]
Indian & Nepali Student Orientation
The Indian and Nepali students and alumni left their hostel in Mumbai to make the journey to the Kautilya Leadership Center at Kharghar, Maharashtra. On the way they did a pit stop at Panwel to taste a local delicacy – Vada Pav – a spicy potato pattie served between a soft bread roll. After a […]
Arriving in the Monsoon
While the students from overseas were making their to Mumbai, heavy rains and a plan skidding off one of the runways created havoc with flight schedules in India. It delayed Oriannah’s flight from Madagascar itself, but the Bulgarian, Lebanese and Syrian students were in the air already. Their flight was diverted to Bangalore. The 360Plus […]
July 1: The Beginning of the LC 2019
It is July 1. An unremarkable day for many. But for 40 young teenagers from 9 countries it is the day their view of the world could begin to change beyond the narrow confines imposed by their personal circumstances in their home geographies. This potentially transformational experience started early for 11 students in the Indian […]
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