Recently, Shark Tank’s 11-year-old contestant Prathmesh Sinha sent a wave of enthusiasm and motivation by becoming consumer electronics company boAT Lifestyle’s CEO for a day. Earlier on Thursday, popular Instagram page ‘The Indian Idiot’ shared the news of Prathmesh being the one-day CEO of boAT lifestyle.
It should be noted that Prathmesh’s goal in life is to make a difference in the world by being a motivational speaker. To give him the stage he deserves, boAT invited him earlier this month and gave him a stage where he spoke his mind out and also interacted with the company employees. Living the dream of millions of people, the 11-year-old boy also played games at the boAT office, listened to music, and even had pani-puris.
boAT also published a blog following Prathmesh’s stint as a CEO and wrote, “His powerful aura, his determination, and his zeal to follow his passion, achieve his goals, and be big is exactly what we at boAt encourage. “
Meanwhile, boAT Lifestyle’s CMO and Shark Tank India judge Aman Gupta was quoted in a Money Control saying, “Our initiative to award him a unique scholarship is just a small step to ensure a fulfilling and empowering educational environment for him.”
The Facts of the Matter
Earlier last year, Shark Tank India contestant Prathmesh Sinha shot to fame by being the brand ambassador for a product called ‘Annie’. 11-year-old Prathmesh, who suffers from visual impairment, was presenting ‘Annie’, the world’s first self-learning device. During his time at Tank, Prathmesh won the hearts of sharks with his enthusiasm and presenting skills.
Prathmesh’s Connection with boAT and Aman Gupta
At the show, he also labelled himself as a ‘boAThead’. boAT Lifestyle, the consumer electronics company was founded by Aman Gupta, who was also the judge aka Shark in the show. Aman was left extremely impressed with Prathmesh.
Recently, Prathmesh Sinha was appointed as the CEO of boAT lifestyle, announced popular Instagram page The Indian Idiot.
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“Main aapko 2 din ki chhutti dunga”
In a video gone viral, Aman Gupta can be seen asking Prathmesh what he will do if he’s appointed the CEO of boATfor one day. To this, the witty child replied – “Main aapko 2 din ki chhutti de dunga!”.
BoAT Gives Stage to 11-Year-Old Motivational Speaker
Prathmesh was invited at the company’s leadership meet. The company in its blog wrote – “Prathamesh dreams of being a motivational speaker. We saw this window as a golden opportunity and helped him seize it. When boAt had its leadership meet, Prathamesh had the stage to himself, being the motivational speaker.”
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During his time with the microphone in his hand, Prathmesh said how he loved boAT’s tagline – “Do what floats your boat”. “It means follow your passion and it is something that I really believe in,” Prathmesh was quoted saying.
Prathmesh Sinha Gets Scholarship
It should be noted that boAT also presented Prathmesh with a unique scholarship that was curated only for him. The scholarship will help him continue his education at a regular school and is in the form of “Special Needs Instructor”.