Rahul Bapat: A Leader WHO Surfed Fearlessly Against The Tides Towards Success | CEOInsights Magazine
  • Rahul Bapat, Chief - Operations, Creditsafe

    Rahul Bapat, Chief - Operations, Creditsafe

  • It is not the altitude of the hurdle that decides the height of an athlete's jump, but the count of his courage, self-belief and the viscosity of his undefeated attitude decides the apex. Coming from a humble background, Rahul Bapat not only witnessed a lot of hardships in the prime stage of his life but complemented by his `Try, fall, but fly again' attitude, he steadily learned to navigate through those obstacles to ignite the entrepreneurial spirit within him. Born in a humble family that struggled ineffably to make both ends meet, Rahul was initially raised by a single mother, who supported him against all odds by doing chores for others. When school fees got unaffordable, Rahul unhesitatingly got down to the street to sell books, clothes, wallets, belts, household utensils, fire crackers, and anything he could to get himself back to school.

  • Rahul Bapat: A Leader WHO Surfed Fearlessly Against The Tides Towards Success

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Top 10 Indian Leaders in Japan - 2021

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  • Top 10 Indian Leaders in Japan - 2021

    The land of rising sun has made enormous footprint in the world market through their products. The third largest economy ranks 29th in the world in the ease of doing business. Japan is actively opening doors to foreign investors, ensuring that they get the best possible environment. Advanced manufacturing and services accounts for a large portion of Japan's GDP and employment. They are the world leader in the manufacture of electrical appliances & electronics, automobiles, ships, machine tools, optical & precision equipment, machinery and chemicals. The Japanese economy is mainly characterized by MSMEs. Over 99 percent of all Japanese enterprises are categorized as small or medium and they employs over 80 percent of Japanese population.

    FDI flow to Japan remains low compared to most other developed nations across the world and relatively unstable. According to UNCTAD's 2021 World Investment Report, FDI declined by 30 percent to $10 billion in 2020, reflecting a 25 percent decline in FDI from MNEs in the US. Japan's FDI stock was estimated at about $243 billion in 2020. The major countries investing in Japan are US, France, Netherlands, Singapore and UK, and they represent nearly two third of FDI flow.

    Japan is home to a large number of expats working in the technology sector. There are around 28.2 lakh foreigners in Japan. Although most of them are from China, Korea, Vietnam and Philippines, there are 37,933 Indians residing in Japan. This contributes to 1.34 percent of Japanese population. Also, 60 percent of this population is working in IT sector.

    In this issue of CEO Insights, we bring you a list of 'Top 10 Indian Leaders in Japan - 2021' who have struggled and hard worked to succeed in their lives, thereby becoming a pride to our country. The list has been crafted by a team of CEOs, VCs and the CEO Insights editorial board, thus delivering inspiring stories of their journey and the contributions & roles played by them in the creation and empowerment of a powerful nation.

Top 10 Indian Leaders in Japan - 2021

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Paidy Abhijeet Pawar,VP - Program Management Office Paidy A pioneer in the Japanese FinTech ecosystem, he takes a keen interest in developing financial institutions which accelerates efficiency across organizations globally
RAJGROUP Anil Raj,Founder & President RAJGROUP A self-made serial international entrepreneur based in Tokyo, Japan, he possesses 20+ years of expertise on varied businesses ranging from technology, food, hospitality, education, travel and leisure, imports and exports, marketing and more
VeBuIn Bhavik Shah,CEO VeBuIn A visionary entrepreneur and an Indian business stalwart known for his innovative insights and contemporary skillsets
SoftBank Group Corp Chetan Agarwal,GM - Strategic Business Division SoftBank Group Corp He has played a key role in business development as part of the founding team of SoftBank in India, which now has $600 million+ worth equity investment and 200+ employees
Taiyo Kagaku Dr. T. P. Rao,Managing Director - India Taiyo Kagaku Has achieved several fellowship awards from Monbusho,JSPS, JIRCAS and TOKAI plaza for research works and higher studies
Jupiter International Corporation Kiran S Sethi,President Jupiter International Corporation Holding a BBA in Marketing from University of Notre Dame, he has been associated with Jupiter for over three decades now
Saachi Partners Mithun Soni ,Founder & Managing Director Saachi Partners He has been with Saachi for over five years now, prior to which he held the role of President & Managing Partner at Slate Consulting
India International School I Japan Nirmal Jain,Founder/Director India International School I Japan A MA and LLB graduate from Delhi University, she incepted India International School in 2004 and has played a key role its success story so far
Creditsafe Rahul Bapat,Chief - Operations Creditsafe A graduate Fergusson College, Pune with a degree in Electronics & Computer Science, along with an Advanced Diploma in Japanese, he is intrinsically passionate about sales and gladly admits to never losing an opportunity to sell till date
Scenic Japan Tours Vinay Jairaj,Managing Director Scenic Japan Tours With a Masters in International Tourism & Hospitality Management, he boasts of a 13-years long career during which he has worked with BIA, Singapore Airlines, Avaition Travels, and Scenic Japan

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