Q: Kindly give our readers an introduction to your business. Please include what your business is all about, in which city you are located and if you have offices in multiple locations/ cities.
Ans: Intuz is a Global IT Consulting Company primarily focused towards providing Custom Mobile App Development and Cloud Solutions to Clients based all across the world. We are based out of Ahmedabad, India & California, USA
Q: Kindly give us a brief description about yourself (it should include your brief educational or entrepreneurial background and list some of your major achievements).
Ans: I am Patrick R. and I am the Managing Director as well as Head of Strategy at Intuz. I come from a family having business background so you can say entrepreneurship runs in my blood. After completing my graduation in the field of Electronics, I decided not to join the family business but rather start something of my own in the field of technology which at that time was something very mystical for me. The more I try to understand, the more I aspire to dig deep!
Q: What three pieces of advice would you give to budding entrepreneurs?
✓ Don’t be afraid to fail.
✓ Stay focused.
✓ Bring speed, agility & innovation.
Q: What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?
✓ Positive Attitude
Q: How many hours do you work a day on average?
Ans: 10-12 hrs
Q: To what do you most attribute your success?
✓ In whatever we do, our objective has remained to ‘ADD VALUE’ to our Client’s business.
✓ Focusing on strategies that allowed us for long term sustainable growth
✓ Change – with the changing market & business trends, we were very quick to adapt to new technologies and solutions very early in the market.
Q: How do you go about marketing your business? What has been your most successful form of marketing?
Ans: Our clients’ speak for us in the market. So you can say quality referrals combined with other strategic inbound and outbound marketing strategies allowed us to work on challenging projects for Clients ranging from Fortune 500 Companies to Young Technological Startups.
Q: Where did your organizations funding/capital come from and how did you go about getting it? How did you obtain investors for your venture?
Ans: We have been self-funded.
Q: What is the best way to achieve long-term success?
Ans: Stay focused in whatever you are doing with a clear goal to Add Value to your clients’ business. If your clients’ will grow, you will grow!
Q: Where you see yourself and your business in 5 – 10 years?
Ans: It has been a great journey so far in our business and I can say that we have come at a point where things will become very electrifying for us as we intend to introduce new technologies & solutions in the market that will take us to new heights.
Q: Excluding yours, what company or business do you admire the most?
Ans: I always believed in giving back to the society so you can say that I admire organizations that have the strong desire to serve the social community through technology and innovation.
Q: How important have good employees been to your success?
Ans: Our employees are our assets. We work as a cohesive team with great passion and common goal – GROWTH.
Q: How long do you stick with an idea before giving up?
Ans: It rarely will happen that your idea will click in the very first shot. My past experience says that our ideas and processes will constantly evolve with the changing trends of the market so as to make your product very successful.
Q: What motivates you?
Ans: Positive thoughts.
Q: What are your ideals?
Ans: Ethics & Transparency
Q: How do you generate new ideas?
Ans: We constantly evaluate ourselves to generate new ideas and innovations.
Q: How do you define success?
Ans: Success is a journey and not a destination. The moment you decide to stop, your growth stops.
Q: How do you build a successful customer base?
Ans: We educate our customers first about the processes and then consult with them on their idea to make it happen and are not afraid of saying ‘No’ to them if we think that the idea has not much merit into it.
Q: What is your favorite aspect of being an entrepreneur?
Ans: Bringing about the ‘Change’ that helps our business to bring innovation and growth for our clients and for our business.
Q: What has been your most satisfying moment in business?
Ans: It will be difficult to share any one moment but yes, for each project that we complete as per client satisfaction, my satisfying moment tally keeps on increasing.
Q: What do you feel is the major difference between entrepreneurs and those who work for someone else?
Ans: Passion to do or achieve something even if it comes with a lot of risk.
Q: What kind of culture exists in your organization? How did you establish this tone and why did you institute this particular type of culture?
Ans: We foster freedom with accountability that allows everyone in our company to be a good thinker, an innovator and a good leader in the making.
Q: In one word, characterize your life as an entrepreneur.
Business Name: Intuz
Address: 940 Stewart Drive #216
Zip Code: 94085