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Gurbaksh Chahal

Gurbaksh Chahal, A Shining Example of How Not to Behave in Tech

Gregoris Kalai | Posted 10.06.2016 | Technology
Gregoris Kalai

As the saying goes: "trust grows at the speed of a coconut tree and drops at the speed of a coconut." In this case, it sure seems that the coconut has dropped and has hit a few a few people along the way.

When Executives Go Rogue

Jim Goldman | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Jim Goldman

Each of these companies is facing brutal internal and external communications repercussions because top execs put their personal brands ahead of the companies they serve, creating a circus instead of remembering doing the job they're paid to do.

What Gurbaksh Chahal's Firing Says About Us

Hippo Reads | Posted 07.03.2014 | Business
Hippo Reads

That the board fired Chahal is not surprising. Media furor was only growing, and partners and customers were dropping the company in spades. The nuance of the question, however, is not so much why Chahal was fired, but how we define the threshold for firings of this type.

RadiumOne's Jagged Little Poison Pill

Todd R. Miller | Posted 07.01.2014 | Technology
Todd R. Miller

Sometimes it's tough to be a young multimillionaire CEO. Take it from RadiumOne ex-CEO, Gurbaksh "G" Chahal.

Embattled Tech CEO Fired Over Horrific Domestic Violence Incident

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 04.28.2014 | Technology

The embattled CEO of RadiumOne has been fired in the wake of a horrific domestic violence incident, Kara Swisher of Re/code reported. The company's...

TechCrunch Drops RadiumOne From Disrupt Conference Over CEO's Domestic Abuse

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 04.26.2014 | Technology

TechCrunch is dropping online ad network RadiumOne as a sponsor of the popular Disrupt NY technology conference over charges that its CEO beat his gir...

Tech CEO's Abuse Charges Get Company Dropped From Industry Event

TechCrunch | Alexia Tsotsis | Posted 04.26.2014 | Technology

TechCrunch will be dropping RadiumOne as a Disrupt New York hackathon sponsor. As Leena Rao writes, we simply couldn't sleep at night knowing that we ...

Tech Millionaire Who Beat Girlfriend 117 Times Ducks Jail Despite Damning Video

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics

RadiumOne CEO Gurbaksh Chahal pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence and battery charges last week, dodging 45 felony counts for the videotap...

Tech CEO Dodges Felony Charge Despite Horrifying Abuse Video

Valleywag | Posted 04.23.2014 | Technology

RadiumOne CEO Gurbaksh "G" Chahal pled guilty to two misdemeanors for domestic violence and battery last week. The ad-tech executive faced 45 felony c...

Power, Money vs. Happiness.

Gurbaksh Chahal | Posted 05.14.2014 | Good News
Gurbaksh Chahal

What's your ultimate goal in life? Do you want to become president of the United States and be the most powerful person on the planet? Or is your aim in life to join the billionaires club and become part of the wealthiest elite in the world?

Rise of the Social Executive: How Social Media Builds Brands and Causes

Gurbaksh Chahal | Posted 05.20.2014 | Technology
Gurbaksh Chahal

Whether you run an Internet-based business, a non-profit, or a more "traditional" enterprise, it is undoubtedly true that the demands of our 24/7 existence are greater than ever and only the most nimble and forward-thinking executives will thrive.

The Difference between Dreamers and Winners: 1% Idea, 99% Execution

Gurbaksh Chahal | Posted 05.18.2014 | Business
Gurbaksh Chahal

Show me a person with a vision, the passion to win, and the absolute will & desire to succeed. And, I'll tell you that success is inevitable.

"When You Write the Story of Your Life, Don't Let Anyone Else Hold the Pen"

Gurbaksh Chahal | Posted 05.17.2014 | Good News
Gurbaksh Chahal

I love this quote. Its origin isn't known, but I first came across it in an iconic Harley Davidson ad. To me, the quote is meaningful in several diff...

Learning How to Learn: What Business Leaders Need to Know

Gurbaksh Chahal | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Gurbaksh Chahal

The world is changing at a rapidly accelerating pace. What you learn today can quickly become outdated. HOW to learn, though, is a skill that lasts a ...

6 Reasons Not to Give Up on Your Dreams

Gurbaksh Chahal | Posted 04.14.2014 | Good News
Gurbaksh Chahal

Dreams are essential for an entrepreneur, and with determination you will achieve them. The road is never an easy one, but it's absolutely worth it.

Miracles Are Just a Shift in Perception from Fear to Love

Gurbaksh Chahal | Posted 04.07.2014 | Good News
Gurbaksh Chahal

"A miracle is just a shift in perception from fear to love." My sister read this quote to me this past thanksgiving, and it hit me in a big way. The...

Getting the Salary You Deserve

Gurbaksh Chahal | Posted 03.21.2014 | Business
Gurbaksh Chahal

Surveys show that at least 40 percent of people do not attempt any kind of salary negotiating in their own behalf. If this is you, you could be missing out on a huge income stream year after year.

Janean Chun

'Being Different Is Cool' | Janean Chun | Posted 03.29.2012 | Small Business

It didn't take long once Gurbaksh Chahal's family emigrated from India to San Jose, Calif., for bullies to target him. "Kindergarten was my first real...