QUICK 6: Dinesh Pillai, Chief executive officer, Mahindra SSG

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1 .What inspires you in life?

My attempt is to be a perfectionist. It helps realise the gap in knowledge and catch up without prejudging the teacher.

2.Who is the living legend you admire most?

I admire my mother, as she struggled to give me a good education and instill honesty and integrity in me.

3.Which is your favourite book?

My favourite book is How to become a Rainmaker by Jeffory J Fox.

4 .Which is your favourite food and restaurant?

I love home-made South Indian food. But one dish that I long for is khichdi at the ISCKON temple at Marine Lines, Mumbai.

5.Which is your favourite holiday destination?

Kerala — God’s own country. You can hang your boots and enjoy the natural green cover and the backwaters.

6.What are the gizmos do you carry?

I carry Kindle, Canon camera, Samsung phone and laptop.


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