Visa’s TR Ramachandran on how he straddles different time zones, why being approachable is important and his advice to budding entrepreneurs
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Running the business of a global technology giant in India is perhaps one of the most coveted — and challenging — job roles. Take the case of Visa India and South Asia head TR Ramachandran. He joined Visa in 2015 and has been leading the company through perhaps few of the most tumultuous years for digital payments in the country. Be it demonetisation, the challenge from homegrown RuPay and UPI or data localisation. ‘Ram’ as he is popularly referred