Fathers. First Heroes. First Loves.I have read this quote often – ‘Dad – a son’s first hero, a daughter’s first love’. I have a daughter and I can vouch for this completely! It is not what I believe I am to her, it’s what she believes I am. For her and for all the kids around the world, fathers mean infinite (enter any word here), and that’s what a father is to be. When my daughter was about 5 years old, she used to believe I can call God directly from my mobile phone. Well, with such an angel in front of me, I never needed to call God for anything!

The celebration of fathers is not for a day or two; it lasts a lifetime and beyond as well. To commemorate all fathers in our team, we organised a photo shoot in our office where all the dads came with their sons and/or daughters and posed for the camera. The idea was to capture not just a picture but that invisible yet undeniable bond between a father and his child/ren. It was a day where all the fathers, including Yours Truly, realised that every single kid simply aspires to be exactly like his/her father. While this does feel super loving, it’s also an enormous responsibility to be a great one at that.

So, to all the fathers from one – ‘you guys rock and continue doing so’! All of you have made Upside Learning a great place to work. We are happy and proud to have you at UpsideLMS and making it a special part of your family. Thank you everyone and have a great Father’s Day with your loving ones.

As I sign off, let me leave you with a quote from Khalil Gibran – “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.” As fathers we need to give our children the right direction and the all the strength they need. Happy Father’s Day, once again!

Below are some father-child/ren moments we captured:

Botts

Vivek

Amar

Amrit

Anup

Asif

Kiran

Nikhil

Nipun

Parag

Pradeep

Prashant-A

Prashant-T

Rajesh

Raviraj

Sandeep

Shantilal

sushil

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Amit has played a key role in bringing an innovative approach to the traditional Learning Management System (LMS) and has been instrumental in putting UpsideLMS on the global map.With over two decades of work
experience across IT and eLearning, Amit has a wealth of knowledge and hands-on experience in start-up management, project management, technology solutions consulting, and technology solutions architecting and development. At UpsideLMS too, Amit continues to wear multiple hats as the key idea generator for UpsideLMS' tech-ops team, a Sales and Marketing orchestrator, a learning technology solutions consultant for his clients and prospects, a sounding board of ideas for his team of experts and a mentor for all the function heads. All product offerings birthed and led by Amit, be it the Learning Management System or the Mobile Learning Apps, have been disruptors in the eLearning industry and ahead of their times.

                                                                                                                                                         

Amit is an active contributor to the company's blog and many eLearning forums. He has been profiled by Learning Solutions, a leading industry publication and the official online publication of the eLearning Guild, for its 'Leaders in the Limelight' series. He distils his expertise and experience into articles, which are regularly published in leading L&D and HR publications across the world.

                                                                                                                                                         

Amit has spoken at various L&D events in the US, has co-hosted webinars alongside leading industry experts and has authored eBooks on Learning Management Systems. He has served as a judge for the Brandon Hall awards in 2002 and 2004. Amit holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science (NIT–Kurukshetra) and a Masters in Business Administration (IIM – Lucknow).

                                                                                                                                                
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