In the year 2003, if you were staying in Chennai’s Tambaram area, you would have seen me cycling the locality at 6 am, delivering news papers and magazines for a living. At that time, if you had asked me what hope was, I would have told you its the only energy that kept me moving. At no point in my life I had imagined that I would be part of a sophisticated hedge fund operations team with cutting edge technology.
College Education made a lot of difference in my life. DESIS gave me the maximum bandwidth for a Bachelors degree (that too Life Sciences). No other firm would have uncovered so much potential in me and rewarded me so much.
The best reward that I take away from DESIS is the luxury of choice in exercising my future steps in life. All my life ‘choice’ was either un-affordable or un-reachable due to competition and I couldn’t pursue what i liked. Now there is no such stopping. I owe this learning and luxury to DESIS.
Being the first Associate batch in Finop, I hope my journey in the last 6.5 years from an Associate to a Senior Analyst was as beneficial to the firm as it was to me. I would encourage more and more associates to keep showing more commitment and hard-work so that Shaw keeps up this tradition of recruiting graduates and as a result, some needy graduates like me can afford to discover their choice in life.
–Varun Mannava Gowtham
Yes your contributions were important to the firm as well!
All the best for next chapter in your life.
Thanks a lot Premal.
Dei, Good Luck with your next step !! Have a great 2013
Its been always fun working with you…. Wish you the very best for your future endeavors..
Keep rocking and don’t let those Out of Box ideas dry up:)
good luck maccha 😉
All the best machi!
Thanks for all your help and hard work–keep in touch
thanks Mark.. will miss working in ny and those lunches.
Best wishes for your future ventures…Cheers!!!!
thanks a lot prashant. heading to rishikesh for a mini break this week…
Good luck Varun! Shaw will miss you. You will always be an example that will be talked about- when it comes to hiring the best talent from diverse backgrounds. Cheers
thanks Sandeep. shaw will always be the best chapter in my life.