Mr Sreeram Iyer is the CEO of Scope International and CIO of Standard Chartered Bank, India. An MBA from the UK, he is also a Chartered Financial Analyst, Company Secretary and a qualified Cost and Management Accountant. Here’s his take on four questions from Business Line:
Two things that my education/ training taught me:
The process of learning must continue regardless of success achieved.
Try and share your learning with your team members.
Two things I learnt from my work/real life:
There is no substitute to delivery, execution and action.
Every individual brings new talent and capabilities. Identify those and maximise returns.
One quality I look for the most in a new recruit:
Right attitude — to change, learning and ethics.
A book that I read recently:
Plato and a Platypus — Understanding Philosophy through jokes, by Thomas Cathcart.