Sebi Joseph is Managing Director, Otis Elevator Company India. He was named the Managing Director of Otis India in March 2012. Under his leadership, the company won the order for providing the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project with elevators and escalators. Having started his career at Otis as a graduate engineering trainee, Joseph has been with the organization for over 25 years. Posted across Otis globally, he has held positions of increasing responsibility, filled with interesting challenges. After serving as Deputy General Manager of the Karnataka operations, he went on to become the President and General Manager of Otis Philippines from 2003 to 2007. In 2009, Joseph was named General Manager, Otis United Arab Emirates, and was appointed Area Director, Otis Gulf Region, in 2011. In his time there, Joseph led the team on the Burj Khalifa project, where Otis was commissioned to provide elevators and escalators to the iconic structure.
While part of a structured organization, Joseph seeks to infuse creativity and fluidity into people functioning. He leads by allowing them to find their own path to success. Joseph´s belief is that in order to win peoples´ trust, the one universal truth that permeates across borders and cultures is to respect others; be no one else but yourself, be patient and listen.