scorecardresearchA 79-Year-Old Tech Pioneer Ashok Soota Aims for His Third Startup IPO

A 79-Year-Old Tech Pioneer Ashok Soota Aims for His Third Startup IPO

Updated: 22 Jul 2022, 08:42 AM IST
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Ashok Soota has spent four decades in India’s technology industry, headed three prominent IT companies and taken two of them public. Now, the 79-year-old is getting his newest venture off the ground with a goal to take it to IPO in five years.
Ashok Soota, executive chairman of Happiest Minds, in Bengaluru, India, on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. Ashok Soota�has spent four decades in India�s technology industry, headed three prominent IT companies and taken two of them public. When Soota turns 80 in November, Happiest Health will be a rare Indian technology startup with an octogenarian founder. Photographer: Samyukta Lakshmi/Bloomberg

Ashok Soota, executive chairman of Happiest Minds, in Bengaluru, India, on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. Ashok Soota�has spent four decades in India�s technology industry, headed three prominent IT companies and taken two of them public. When Soota turns 80 in November, Happiest Health will be a rare Indian technology startup with an octogenarian founder. Photographer: Samyukta Lakshmi/Bloomberg