#003: Badri Seshadri on his journey from a small-town in Tamil Nadu to IIT Chennai, Cornell, and Cricinfo
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About this Episode:

This episode features a long-form conversation with Dr. Badri Seshadri. 

Badri is a co-founder of Cricinfo (now ESPNcricinfo) and New Horizon Media.

In this episode, Badri talks about his journey growing up in Kumbakonam and Nagapattinam, discovering and entering the world of IIT Chennai, pursuing a PhD at Cornell University and setting up Cricinfo and New Horizon Media.

He talks about reading as a foundational pillar to his practice of lifelong learning, how ambiguity and volatility are part and parcel of any startup journey, and how fundamentally rethinking business, upskilling, and education will transform the nation.


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