Guest lecture: A Talk with Mr Vishwas Mudgal

On 28th August 2014, a guest lecture was organised in the AV hall, The IIS University, by CII-YI, Jaipur Chapter in association with the CII YI student’s NET of The IIS University. The invited guest was Mr. Vishwas Mudgal, a successful serial entrepreneur and CEO with a history of building innovative technology brands and companies.

He is currently the CEO& Co-Founder of GoodWorkLabs, one of the fastest growing technology firms in the industry, which helps entrepreneurs, start-ups and global companies build high-end software products and succeed in the market. He started his first company - Infovision Computer Academy at the age of 18 to educate rural students in Karnataka, which trained several hundred students over a period of three years. In 2007, he co-founded an innovative Internet start-up called, receiving great recognition and went on to mass over 1.5 lakh users. In 2009, Mr. Mudgal became the CEO of a Canadian MNC called Castle Rock. He set up their software centres in Bangalore & Kolkata and built a 150+ member team.

Storytelling is his passion and he has taken it up as his parallel career. He has become a best-selling sensation and youth icon in India after the spectacular success of his debut novel 'Losing My Religion,' which is inspiring the youth of the country to take up entrepreneurship and follow their passion. With his unique style, he is now being called a master storyteller by the media and the readers.

Mr Mudgal shared his experience of writing his first book which is a gritty story of Rishi Rai, a fallen gaming entrepreneur-turned-adventurer. With an expert talk on career as an entrepreneur, he also shared his personal experiences and success stories on how he became an entrepreneur and a leading novelist. He gave 5 rules for success which motivated the audience to pursue entrepreneurship and follow their interests. The other members of CII-YI, Jaipur Chapter who were also present on the occasion are-

•        Mr. Abhishek Mishra, Chairperson, YI, Jaipur Chapter

•        Mr. Abhinav Banthia, Co-Chairperson, YI, Jaipur Chapter

•        Mr. Asish Maheshwari, Chairperson YUUA, YI ,Jaipur Chapter

•        Mr. Asish Modi, Executive Member, YI, Jaipur Chapter

•        Ms. Nivedita Sarda, YI, Chairperson, IIS Chaupal

Post his talk, students asked him questions and top 5 questions were awarded with an autographed copy of the novel. The lecture ended with a group photograph of CII-YI student NET members of The IIS University and the guests.