Weekend Unwind with: Onsurity marketing head Samar Kagalwalla

The latest in the series of informal chats with industry exec in our weekend-special.

Mumbai: With another weekend upon us, it is time to unwind with the latest Q&A edition of’s Weekend Unwind—a series of informal chats that peek into the minds of business executives through a fun lens in an attempt to get to know the person behind the title a little better.

In this week’s session, we have Onsurity marketing head Samar Kagalwalla.

In the 2021 tech and healthcare platform, Onsurity appointed Samar Kagalwalla as head of marketing. He is a growth marketer with more than 15 years of experience, and he has led teams in the banking industry for brand launches, digital, social, and content marketing, as well as offline customer connections.

 So, without further ado, here it goes…

    Your mantra for life

There will always be someone who has more than you do. Be contented, considerate and cheerful. Life is good!

    A book you are currently reading/plan to read

"CEO Factory" by Sudhir Sitapati.

    Your fitness mantra, especially during the pandemic

Eat right. Sleep Well.

    Your comfort food

Pav Vada.

     When the chips are down a quote/philosophy that keeps you going

Life should be good or bad, but never boring.

    Your guilty pleasure

Midnight dinners/binge eating

    When was the last time you tried something new?

Last minute.

     A life lesson you learnt the hard way

Back intent trumps intellect.

    What gets you excited about life?

Life itself has a kid-like look to it, so every page of it is interesting.

    What’s on top of your bucket list?

Paying off a few loans :)

     If you could give one piece of advice to your younger self, what would it be?

That never takes too much advice when young.

    One thing you would most like to change about the world

The colour, if it exists; the rest, I am happy.

    An activity that keeps you charged/motivated in tough times

Retro music, a peaceful drive with my family & playing cricket

    What lifts your spirits when life gets you down?

A smile.

    Your go-to stress buster

My son & my music.

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