The yellow phone boxes still seen across parts of India are a tangible reminder of Sam Pitroda’s massive influence.

He believes in “disruptive technology,” and is constantly trying to find ways to shake things up. Sam finds innovation and creativity invigorating, while routine and structure cause him to lose interest.

In this article, Sam speaks about what qualities make a good leader, the importance of instilling a strong work ethic in youth, and answers the question, “How does Sam Pitroda want to be remembered?”