Product of the prestigious
Indian Air Force Academy and Fighter Training Wing of the Indian Air
Force. Prior to this he graduated from the equally prestigious
Shri Ram College of Commerce in 1989.
Flew nearly 3000 hrs in
Frontline Fighter Aircraft including the MIG 29.
Became a CAT A instructor
in 1997 and has 1250 hrs of Instructional Flying, occasionally
training fighter pilots from the US, Sri Lankan and Oman Air Force
beside training Indian Air Force pilots regularly. Became part of
the directing staff at the Flying Instructors School.
Had an exemplary record in
his 12+ year tenure with the IAF and participated in various
operational missions and 2 Republic Day Fly pasts.
Took premature retirement
in 2002 on compassionate grounds due to personal reasons and joined
his family business of International Trade. Also set up an export
oriented manufacturing project from scratch post his IAF tenure.
Promoted ASAP with Sudeep Narula in 2003 recognizing that the time
was ripe for the private aviation sector.
Fellow Member of the
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India having qualified in
1992. Graduated for Shri Ram College of Commerce in 1989 with a
bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree.
Worked extensively in the
USA in the private aviation sector in 1994. Gathered first hand
experience of working and providing charter services to Corporates
and High Net Worth Individuals.
Has experience of working
on and flying to Oil Rigs in India and Abroad.
Moved back to India in
1995 to start own business.
Has been in the Information Technology and BPO business for more
than 12 yrs.
Has brought a lot of
International brands to India as part of his IT business. Was
appointed as a Distributor for Dell Computer Corporation in India in
1997 and was responsible for promoting the Dell brand in India. Was
appointed as a sole distributor for Gateway Computer Corpn. USA in
the year 2000. Both the IT business and the BPO business involved
extensive International Trade which greatly accentuated his business
skills on a Global Front.
Promoted ASAP with
Sqn.Ldr.Ashish Bhushan in 2003 recognizing the market for Private
Operations in the Indian Sky