Drishti 2019 – A Vision for Leadership

Contributed by: Drishti Core Team

Students of the Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM) at IIM Bangalore, in association with IIMB’s innovation and entrepreneurship hub NSRCEL, hosted new economy leaders and entrepreneurs at ‘Drishti 2019’ – a Visionary Leadership Summit and Alumni Reunion, which was held on February 10 (Sunday), 2019. The industry leaders at the summit showed a glimpse of what the future holds. In addition to the interesting keynote speeches and panel discussions, the event included workshops on digital marketing.

The introductory speeches were delivered by Professor G. Raghuram, Director, IIM Bangalore, and Sumit Chauhan, Head – Lifestyle Business at HARMAN International. The Chief Guest of the event, K.T. Rama Rao, Minister for IT, Telangana, also addressed the audience.

The highlights of the keynote sessions were: ‘Organizational Challenges in Digital Transformation’ by Richard de Souza, Mahindra Digital; ‘Leadership Lessons from the Battlefield’ by Lieutenant General Satish Dua from Indian Army; ‘Fintech Transformation – Key Trends’ by Guru Bhat, GM Technology at Paypal India; and ‘Leadership in Indian Agriculture’ by Dr. G. V. Ramanjaneyulu, Executive Director, Centre for Sustainable Agriculture.

There were also four panel discussions conducted which gave indepth insights into the themes: ‘Digital Transformation’ moderated by Professor Anshuman Tripathy, IIMB faculty, Production & Operations Management area; ‘Dealing with Technological Disruption’ moderated by Professor Prakash Bagri, Adjunct Faculty, IIMB; ‘Alternative Finance’ moderated by Professor P C Narayan, Adjunct Faculty, Finance and Accounting area, IIMB, and ‘Women Who Took up the Unconventional Path’ moderated by Madhuvanthi Ananth, Head, Seller Marketing – Flipkart Marketplace.

For more details about the event, log onto www.pgpem-drishti.com

Drishti is the flagship leadership summit of PGPPM batch students of IIM Bangalore.

Media Cell IIMB is the student run outreach and communication committee of IIM Bangalore dedicated to form the bridge within the student community and the outside world.

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