[Discliamer: This article has been written by a Housing.com employee, who wishes to remain un-named]
So Rahul Yadav, our young and brashing CEO has turned the tables around again on everyone, pledging the dollars from his pocket to each and every one of his employees! But at Housing, it’s not about money, it’s not about having those stocks worth crores turn into 100s of billions in the coming years. It’s more about the ideology that he shared today with everyone in our first Townhall! The respect for him just spiked up in everyone’s eyes or in his words it is now been made 10X!
So to start with, let me first throw out the critics! He didn’t make this move after the recent resignation fiasco. So please think before your write something! That exciting news was there way before on his list!
When I joined the company, On my first day I didn’t know who the CEO of the firm was. We were an early startup back then but I was very keen to know this very thing. I always imagined that CEOs were those clean shaved guys in decent clothes passing orders from a hierarchical level. Later that day I found one guy surrounded by couple of leads, I wanted to know who he really is and what is he talking about that everyone is so attentive to listen. I walked closer, saw this man in his 20’s, wearing a Maroon T-Shirt, Jeans and Sandals glaring from his specs on the screen and explaining the group of employees.
That very moment I realised he is the CEO. That was the first impression I got. Young, Uncompromising, User Centric, Down to Earth guy. There is not much you want or expect from joining a startup except the Man on the Helm of the Ship!
He alway calls upon the leads/co-founders in his office and there meetings stretches from half an hour to sometimes 2 hours. Brainstorming each and every aspect from what the company thinks? What does the user want? And Yadav always plays that role.