May 27, 2015-- V. R. Ferose was a rising star at SAP in Bangalore when he first found out that his son Vivaan was on the Autism spectrum. He locked himself in his bathroom and cried for a half hour. His friend, on the other hand, congratulated him: "A lot of people struggle to find a purpose, but you're lucky that you purpose has found you." Indeed, Ferose and his wife found their purpose. "My wife...decided to dedicate her life to Vivaan and help him grow...I decided to try to create a world that could engage more Vivaans." Ferose convinced his Fortune 500 company to hire four autistic employees and influenced more than 20 organizations to start hiring autistic employees. He became vocal about the need to see everyone's gifts, writing a Forbes article that received a lot of attention. He had tears in his eyes when he learned that SAP announced that 1% of his hires would be people on the autism spectrum. Read on to learn more about this man who is proving to the the world that everybody is good at something. (22766 reads)
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