I decided to break free,” recalls a Bangalore-based techie about the decision he took two years ago to quit the fourth MNC he worked for, writing codes. Before that, for some 20 years, he had worked with some of the world’s best IT giants in what he calls the “hotspots” of the world — San Francisco, London, Dubai, Sydney.
Then came the epiphany. The 43-year-old says he didn’t want to stay “hitched” to any single company. “That was also a moment of hubris, in hindsight,” he says. Soon after he set off on the new path of “freelancing” , he kept stumbling over multiple hurdles.