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February - 2006 - issue > Editor's Desk

Ahead of the crowd

Pradeep Shankar
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
Pradeep Shankar
It is heartening for all of us at siliconindia to note that SanDisk has ascended to the No. 1 position on the si20 Tech Index, a listing of top 20 technology companies founded and managed by Indians in the U.S—it is based on the market capitalization of the company.

Sanjay Mehrotra, co-founded SanDisk has emerged as the leader in the flash memory card industry. Get an insight into SanDisk.

Despite cutthroat competition and deadlines extending over their head, a few women IT professionals have stayed and excelled. They show the way ahead for women professionals. Read about how they juggle a career, a family and a life all at once.

With the explosion of data, CIOs are not only worried about external threats but equally concerned about internal threats too. Despite the consolidation in a few segments of this space, there are several opportunities for entrepreneurs to think of out-of-the-box solutions for threats, which are not yet addressed. We bring you an in-depth analysis of this sector.

Vivek Paul argues despite growing world-class companies, it is interesting to see that many senior managers in India aren’t confident enough of their ability to shape events. He emphasizes that Indian managers in the service industry should focus on ‘what to build” rather than ‘how to build.’

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