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Decide by David Wethey

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Chapter Ten

Love

Deciding with the heart and not the head

It took me two years and 25 trips to Korea to convince her parents.

(VITALY VASILIEV)

Vitaly Vasiliev, CEO of Gazprom – a true love story

It was in London. We were on this study trip from Stanford, with Harvard Business School and Wharton Business School in London. I had noticed her the first time at the Morgan Stanley office in Canary Wharf. This inner voice, you know, talked to me and said ‘This is your wife.’

    She was a Korean lady. When we met, it turned out that she is from the same school. She was on a different programme – the two-year programme, while I was on the one-year programme. I was the kind of person who dated, I didn’t have any problem with the girls. I can’t say ...

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