While a college student at Wharton Jason Kothari scraped together money from family and friends to save his childhood favourite comic book company Valiant Entertainment from bankruptcy and bring it back to life. A few years later he transformed Valiant into the third-largest superhero entertainment company in the world after Marvel and DC Comics and sold it for $100 million.
Jason then became a professional turnaround leader and went on to transform distressed Indian Internet icons Housing.com FreeCharge and Snapdeal helping save billions of dollars in value and advise giants like technology investor Softbank and real estate developer Emaar who have invested billions of dollars in India.
Irrationally Passionate reveals the inside story of how a rebel train-wreck kid transformed himself into a successful young entrepreneur and business leader who became one of the top ten paid executives in India while only in his 30s.
From getting his first job as an assistant to Jackie Chan in Hong Kong to learning strategy from champion Muay Thai fighters in Thailand to tackling huge personal setbacks to becoming a CEO in 60 seconds among many other stories - Jason's inspiring journey across countries industries and companies has something for everyone right from students to entrepreneurs to corporate CEOs to even parents of students and entrepreneurs.
Irrationally Passionate is a highly personal authentic open and complete account of a young entrepreneur's life. Brimming with practical advice and philosophical insights it will force readers to reflect on how they perceive life work family and spirituality by giving them a fresh perspective.