With a unique blend of tenacity and visionary thinking, Harkamal Singh Sekhon’s success story stands as a testament to his adeptness in bridging cultures, embracing challenges, and propelling growth across continents.
By: Bhavya Gaind
In the ever-evolving landscape of global business, there are those who not only seize opportunities but create them. Harkamal Singh Sekhon, the visionary entrepreneur behind UPLEF and We Sell Gold, is a prime example of how determination, innovation, and a steadfast commitment to growth can pave the way for remarkable success.
Born and raised in India, Sekhon’s journey took him from the vibrant streets of his homeland in India to the thriving metropolis of Dubai. With an unwavering belief in the power of dedication and family values, Sekhon’s journey is a testament to the transformational possibilities that arise when one combines heritage, innovation, and an unrelenting drive for excellence.
Join us as we delve into the life and experiences of Harkamal Singh Sekhon—a trailblazer who, armed with a deep understanding of diverse markets and a passion for growth, has redefined what it means to be an entrepreneur in a rapidly changing global economy.
Can you share with us how your unique blend of tenacity and visionary thinking led you to achieve remarkable success in the entrepreneurial world?
My journey began in India, where I spent my early years. Later, for pursuing higher education, I moved to Dubai, influenced by my father’s strong presence in the logistics business there. After graduating with a degree in Business Administration and Management from The American University in the Emirates, I recognized the booming IT sector and decided to upskill myself in that field.
In 2019, I co-founded UPLEF, an IT company in Dubai, with a focus on providing various IT solutions and services. This was the beginning of my journey into entrepreneurship, where I combined innovation, dedication, and a commitment to excellence.
Could you tell us about the transition from the IT sector to the jewelry wholesale export business? How did you navigate the challenges of entering such a competitive industry?
After establishing UPLEF as a hallmark of IT service excellence in Dubai, I felt the urge to explore new opportunities. Recognizing the potential in India’s jewelry wholesale market and drawing upon my personal roots, I ventured into the jewelry export business with “We Sell Gold.”
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