“I want to raise the bar”
Behind the wheel: I keep changing cars frequently. Currently I drive a Renault Duster.
Biggest passion: Tennis.
Gadget I can’t live without: My mobile phone.
Weekends are for: Taking a break and rejuvenating. Hate the most: There is nothing that I feel so strongly negative about.
Favorite movies: Die Hard, Terminator 2 and DDLJ.
Favorite stars: Amitabh Bachchan and Sean Connery. Role model: There are many achievers in different fields I admire, but I do not have any role model. Ultimate ambition: To make a difference, and raise the bar in whatever I do. Thing I most want to do: Travel across the world on holidays. If I became the PM: I would put in place measures to protect the girl child, and women empowerment. Celebrity I would like to spend a day with: Rafael Nadal. Amitabh Jacob, Director, Channel, Symantec India, is responsible for planning and executing Symantec’s channel and distribution strategy. With over 20 years of experience, he has worked in companies such as RSA, IBM, Sun and IT&T. If not in the IT industry: I would have been a sportsman.
Favorite holiday destination: Phuket, Thailand.
Wildest thing I have ever done: I am yet to do it.
Deepest and darkest fear: Plane crashes. One person I would like to meet, and why: Steve Jobs, to get some sense of how to create a culture of constant innovation, and how to continuously raise the bar.