Vivek Kundra was born in New Delhi in 1975, migrated with his parents to Tanzania where he lived till he was 11 and then moved to the US.
The 34-year-old was appointed the first ever Federal Chief Information Officer by President Barack Obama last week.
His favourite book is Great Expectations, comfort food is the lowly plum, favourite movie is Sholay and he can speak Swahili.
How cool is that?
Text: Aditi Phadnis, Business Standard
Image: Vivek Kundra
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