About The Conference
Bringing Academia and Industry together, to devise a common implementable agenda for better collaboration.
The four themes which the Conference intends to cover are
Conference Patron: Padmashri Dr Pritam Singh, Ex-Director, IIM-L/MDI/IMI
An inspiring role model, Dr. Pritam Singh has spent his entire life tirelessly doing what he does best: awakening students, academia, corporate heads and policy makers to raise their excellence levels. As the chairman and member of several policy making committees and bodies of Government of India, he has stamped his perspective on policy issues that surround both management education and corporate management in India. He currently sits on the Boards of five reputed private and public sector organizations helping them initiate the change process and charter a winning corporate strategy.
Keynote Speaker: Mr. Manoj Kohli, Executive Chairman-SoftBank Energy
Manoj Kohli is the Executive Chairman of the SB Cleantech. Japan's telecom and Internet major SoftBank, Bharti Enterprises and Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group have formed a joint venture, SB Cleantech which will invest $20 billion over 10 years into green solar and wind energy projects. SoftBank owns a majority stake in this project, while Bharti and Foxconn have minority stakes. The venture will bid for solar and wind energy projects across key states of India. Before taking over this project, he was the Managing Director, Bharti Enterprises Limited and responsible for the growth and operations of the Bharti group of companies –retail, insurance, agri-products, real estate, mobile internet etc.
Guest Of Honour: Mr. Arun Malhotra, MD, Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd.
Mr Arun Malhotra, MD Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd.. and a people leader Par Excellence has kindly consented to be Guest of Honour and will be addressing delegates at the Inaugural Session.With over 30 years of experience in the automotive industry, Mr. Malhotra has worked in different functions of sales, service, network expansion & development, brand building and customer-centric initiatives in organizations including Bajaj Auto, and Maruti Suzuki. He has worked across the length and breadth of India. Prior to joining Nissan, Mr. Malhotra was the chief of International Sales and Marketing for the automotive and farm sector of Mahindra & Mahindra.
Corporate Chair: Mr. S Y Siddiqui, Chief Mentor -Maruti Suzuki India Limited
One of the finest HR Leaders in the country, the career of Mr. S Y Siddiqui spans over more than three decades. Currently, as chief mentor at Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., he is working directly with the Managing Director on Key Business & People Strategies, heading MSIL Realty business vertical, has been special invitee on the board of MSIL since 2006, and is also a part-time director on the board of Suzuki Motorcycles. A Post Graduate in HRM, Mr. Siddiqui has been associated in HR & Business Roles with companies such as Escorts Ltd., DCM Group, and New Holland Tractors India.
Academia Chair: Dr H Chaturvedi, Director, BIMTECH-Gr Noida
Dr. H. Chaturvedi is Professor and Director at Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida, India. He has more than 39 years of experience in teaching, research and academic administration. He has been Director at All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), a statutory body under MHRD, Government of India. Being a renowned management educationist, he has been deeply involved with national bodies like AIMA, NHRDN, AIMS and the Indian Management Conclave (IMC), organized by the MBA Universe.com. Dr. Chaturvedi is a member of Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management (IITTM), Gwalior (under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India). Dr. Chaturvedi is also a member of the CSR Committee of FICCI.