The session commenced with a welcome address by Ms Rebecca Jacob of MBA 2018-20. The CEO of PACE HiTech, a start-up initiative by Ms. Geethu Sivakumar, all of 22 years, is truly an example of exuberant dynamism. She was friendly and humble in spite of being successful at a young age. Ms.Geethu Sivakumar’s success is a testimony to her grit, determination and dedication. She started dreaming of her own company when she was pursuing her degree in Electronics in College of Engineering, Trivandrum.
Her interaction provided insights into the pros and cons of starting a business early in one’s career. The questions on the risks faced in business and her choice of start-up over a job were well tackled and generated enthusiasm in the minds of the students. She conveyed the message that the most important ingredients of success are dedication and hard work.