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English was a nightmare for Saravanan Velrajan. He lost out on his dream job since he couldn’t communicate well. But he managed to find a job in HCL and worked in Silicon Valley, a place “filled with people who dream big”. Saro dreamed of starting his own firm. He realised that being an effective communicator was the key to becoming a good CEO and enrolled at Toastmasters International to get trained. He read books, listened to audio tapes and podcasts, started a blog… Saro worked hard to master English. His efforts paid off — in 2012, he won the ‘Distinguished Toastmaster’ Award, given to people who excel in public speaking. Today, Saro helps people become public speakers.

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