Ideas come in everyday by meeting with people and reading about the growing and changing trends in the industry.

 

Sri Aiyaswamy has over 20 years of Technical and Business experience in Information Technology Management and Consulting; She has led teams of consultants and has ensured growth and business profitability; Continuing professional growth in the areas of Internet and Mobile applications, Cloud Data Management, User Interface Design/User experience, Program Management, Strategic Marketing, Operations Management, and Outsourcing.
Sri Aiyaswamy is an… entrepreneur, world traveler, multilingual, multicultural, environment lover, sales and marketing buff.

It is not easy being an Entrepreneur. She has made mistakes and tasted failure. Success lies in learning from mistakes. She loves what she does and enjoys new things.

Problem solving is a fun task for her. She is a driven sales professional who has sold products and services. The entrepreneur spirit is in her genes, and has a team win-win mentality. Her global business network is her pulse. Enjoys thinking outside the box and juggling creativity!

Where did the idea for your company come from?

Strataserv: for Strategic Services focused on IT and Engineering departments to execute highly visible projects.

What does your typical day look like and how do you make it productive?

The first hour at work is for dedicated to meeting with all the employees including recruiters, sales and accounting to plan the day. The rest of the day is spent executing the tasks.

How do you bring ideas to life?

Ideas come in everyday by meeting with people and reading about the growing and changing trends in the industry.

What’s one trend that excites you?

This interactivity paradox is what really excites me: technology that is invisible and technology that creates highly immersive experiences.

What is one habit of yours that makes you more productive as an entrepreneur?

Very important to be on time at work and at meeting with customers and work smartly so that one need not work more than 8 hrs a day.

What advice would you give your younger self?

Have a little more patience.

Tell us something that’s true that almost nobody agrees with you on.

Work Hard and you will get the results..

As an entrepreneur, what is the one thing you do over and over and recommend everyone else do?

Being persistent.

What is one strategy that has helped you grow your business?

Grow only when there is sufficient income.

What is one failure you had as an entrepreneur, and how did you overcome it?

Would drop clients who did not give business.
Maintained a database and revisited them even after a year.

What is one business idea that you’re willing to give away to our readers?

Business Consulting.

What is the best $100 you recently spent? What and why?

Attended a Concert of one of my favorite singers. Learnt a lot more about him.

What is one piece of software or a web service that helps you be productive?

Linkedin for contacts and Indeed for resumes.

What is the one book that you recommend our community should read and why?

Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
An inspiring true story of courage and sacrifice and the importance of education.

What is your favorite quote?

This too shall pass.

Connect:

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