• VISTA 2019

    Contributed By: Debleena Mondal The students of Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore hosted and witnessed yet another successful year of their three-day annual international business summit Vista, from 26th to 28th July 2019. In its 17th year, Vista 2019, themed ‘Command, Conquer, Captivate’ featured a wide array of speakers from Nestle India Chairman & MD Suresh Narayanan to Akshaya Patra Foundation CEO Shridhar Venkat. This year’s theme focused on the value of visionary leadership to the success of businesses around the globe and how a leader must strategize and innovate new methods that would strengthen the existing businesses. Staying true to its legacy, Vista this year as well provided glimpses…

  • Vista 2018 – A Three-Day Action-Packed Business Summit

    Contributed By: Arunabh Kalita The 2018 edition of Vista, IIM Bangalore’s annual flagship business summit was successfully conducted last week. Vista is organised by the business club of IIMB, Forum for Industrial Interaction, and attracts huge crowds from across the country. This year was no different and the campus was buzzing over the three days with speakers, guests and students from all over the country. The event was inaugurated by Mr. Ajay Shah, President of Polymer Chain, Reliance Industries in presence of G Raghuram, the director of IIM Bangalore and Padmini Srinivasan, PGP chair. Day 1 of this edition of Vista had a nice palette of speakers, competitions and other…

  • Akshaya Patra: Unlimited Food for Education

    Mr. Ganesh R., the CFO of Akshaya Patra, Professor G. Raghuram, the director of IIM Bangalore and Richa Valecha, a current student of PGPPM program of IIM Bangalore formed the panel for a discussion on accountability of an annual report in a social sector. The consequences of a regulatory mechanism for NGOs and benchmarking the performance had to be discussed. The panelists uniformly agreed that an annual report would add credibility to an NGO and help the organization also understand to what extent has it been effective in attaining goals. Mr. Ganesh R described how Akshaya Patra provides meals to around 16 lakh children and their largest kitchen makes 1.5…

  • Vista 2017 – The Beginning!

    The IIMB campus was decked up with beautiful lights, posters and the “make a wish tree” stood in a corner. Some people were looking enthusiastically for wishes that they could fulfill whereas others rushed to the auditorium and classes so as not to miss the start of the grand event. The auditorium was jam packed with people eagerly waiting for the start of one of the biggest business fests in the nation. Vista 2017, is defined by the theme “Imagine. Disrupt. Repeat.” which stands for the creative disruptions that we encounter in the field of business. Organized in collaboration with several important industry bodies such as JSW, Strategy&, American Express,…

  • Vista 2016 – Day 2

    The second day of IIM Bangalore’s International Business Summit, Vista, carried on the vigour from the eventful first day with impactful speeches from eminent industry experts and business leaders, exciting workshops, panel discussions, and cultural performances that brought the entire college community to life and made them “ThinkEast”. The second day of Vista started with an interview with 2008 Olympic gold medalist – Mr. Abhinav Bindra. He urged the audience gathered to work their way through the challenges in life. He recalled the struggles in his sporting career and said that he has always striven to give his 100% every day. He also added that while sometimes the effort might not be…

  • Kamal Haasan flags of Vista 2013

      Vista 2013 couldn’t have asked for a better beginning. The keynote speaker, Padma Shri Kamal Haasan, set the tone for the vibrant fest with his candid quotes, witty one-liners, and savvy repartee. Beyond all that charm which was uncorked effortlessly, was wisdom, delivered in easy-to-digest capsules, and a fervent invitation to B-School students to create opportunities for themselves in the Indian film industry.