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saturday, 13 Jan 2018 at The St. Regis Mumbai

Business Today Mind Rush 2018 SPEAKERS

  • Prosenjit Datta

    Prosenjit DattaEditor, Business Today

  • Shyamal Mukherjee

    Shyamal MukherjeeChairman, PWC India

  • Lisa Gill

    Lisa Gill – Learning DisrupterFounder, Reimaginaire Limited

    Lisa Gill is the founder of Reimaginaire and a trainer with Tuff Leadership Training, working with organisations to facilitate new, more collaborative ways of working through workshops, training and coaching. More[+]

    Her speciality and passion is self-managing teams. This year she will publish a book, co-authored with self-management expert Karin Tenelius, on coaching leadership and transforming companies through extreme involvement.Less[-]

  • Eduardo Briceño

    Eduardo Briceño - Mindset Master Growth Mindset and Improvement Expert. Co-Founder & CEO, Mindset Works

    Eduardo is the Co-Founder & CEO of Mindset Works, the leading provider of growth mindset training services and programs. He started it in 2007 with Carol Dweck Ph.D. and Lisa Blackwell Ph.D. to help people, organizations, and communities develop learning-oriented beliefs, cultures, and systems.More[+]

    It partners with organizations seeking to develop growth mindset cultures. Eduardo has spoken at numerous industry conferences and in-house trainings for educators, professionals, and leaders. His growth mindset TEDx talk, The Power of Belief, has been viewed by over two million people, as has his more recent TED talk, How to get better at the things you care about. He has been featured and quoted in leading publications including The Huffington Post, NPR, The Guardian, Miami Herald, Education Week, MindShift, Entrepreneur, Inc., and the American Bar Association. Prior to Mindset Works, Eduardo was a Principal at the Sprout Group, a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley, where he was part of the technology investment team and served on several for-profit and non-profit boards. Eduardo grew up in Caracas, Venezuela. He holds Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as an MBA and M.A. in Education from Stanford University. Most important, he continues to enjoy lifelong learning every day.Less[-]

  • Soumya Kanti Ghosh

    Soumya Kanti Ghosh chief economist, SBI

    Soumya Kanti Ghosh is currently Group Chief Economic Adviser, SBI. He has completed his doctoral thesis in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, and masters from Delhi School of Economics. Prior to this, he was Senior Fellow, ICRIER, India’s leading think tank and was also Chief Economist, FICCI. His areas of interest are financial markets, monetary economics, public finance and risk management. Soumya has more than 2 and a ½ decades of experience with the corporate world, academic institutions, research bodies and an industry chamber. Soumya has worked with reputed MNCs in leadership positions on areas related to economics, risk management and Basel II implementation for banks in India, Middle East & South Asia. More[+]

    He is a currently a columnist with Financial Express, a leading Indian daily and a visiting faculty to IIT Kanpur. Soumya has an extensive list of publications in Indian journals and is a leading opinion and policy maker in India. He is also on the peer group of IIT Jodhpur evaluation committee, and a member of the IBA monetary policy committee. Soumya is also a member of ALM Committee, Product Committee and Risk Management Committee of the Board at SBI. Soumya recently co-authored chapter in 2 books: (a) a chapter entitled “ in ASEAN –India Developed and Co-operation Report,2015 published by Routledge and (b) a chapter entitled “ revisiting Global Governance” in Global Economic Cooperation,2015 published by Springer Less[-]

  • Nimesh Shah

    Nimesh Shah MD & CEO, ICICI Prudential AMC

    Nimesh has completed his Chartered Accountancy. Prior to joining with us, Nimesh was Senior General Manager at ICICI Bank and has over 2 decades experience in the banking and financial services industry. At ICICI Group, he has handled many responsibilities including project finance, corporate banking and international banking. Nimesh has been associated with one of the first batches of senior managers selected to lead the foray of ICICI Bank into the international arena. He also led ICICI Bank’s foray into the Middle-Eastern region and Africa and helped establish the brand presence of ICICI in these geographies. More[+]

    ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company has made a remarkable turnaround in fortunes under the leadership of Nimesh Shah. Today most of the schemes of ICICI Prudential are top performing funds across categories based on risk adjusted performance. The story of ICICI Prudential is often spoken as a rare case of an AMC completely undergoing a transformation post the global financial meltdown and for good. His focus has been always on being investor centric, maintaining high levels of transparency and disclosures besides sticking to basics. This has helped the company to establish itself as a credible brand and gain leadership in the industry. Less[-]

  • Abhinav Chopra CHRO, Viacom 18

  • Prakash Rao

    Prakash Rao Founding Member & Head of HCM PeopleStrong

    Prakash Rao is a Founding Member and Head of HCM Business at PeopleStrong. An expert in the field of HR Transformation, Prakash has led the transformation of Human Resources for various leading organisations of India. More[+]

    Prakash has led the transformation of Human Resources for various leading organisations of India. He has special expertise in the field of HR Shared Services and has led the implementation of HR and Recruitment Shared Services for clients across industries. With a rich experience of over 16 years, he manages some of the top customers at PeopleStrong. He drives a team of 275+ HR professionals across the country to deliver a superlative customer experience and meet PeopleStrong’s commitment of #SimplyfyWorklife. Prakash strongly advocates leveraging technology in a big way as key in driving change in HR.

    Prior to joining PeopleStrong, Prakash has worked with Mphasis, where he managed staffing for their BPO division. Prakash holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce. He is an avid cricketer and footballer and lives in Gurgaon with his wife and daughter. Less[-]

  • Ajit Ranade

    Ajit Ranade Chief Economist, Aditya Birla Group

    Dr. Ranade has earlier served as an Executive Officer of Financial Technologies India Ltd. and Chief Economist at ABN AMRO Bank. His professional career has spanned academic and corporate assignments, including teaching in universities in India and U.S. Dr. Ranade serves as a Director on the Board of Hindalco Almex Aerospace Limited, a joint venture company of Hindalco and Almex Inc. of USA. He was Independent Director of Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. He has served on various committees of the Reserve Bank of India, most recently in the committee for Fuller Capital Account Convertibility. More[+]

    Dr. Ranade is a member of the Board of India Today Economists, Chairman of the CII West Zone Sub Committee on Economic Affairs and the Research Advisory Panel of the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance. He is a member of the Senate and Advisory Council of Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Dr. Ranade earned a B. Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay, a PGDM from IIM Ahmadabad and holds an MA and PhD in Economics from Brown University, U.S.A.Less[-]

  • Janmejaya Sinha

    Janmejaya Sinha Chairman, BCG

  • S.V. Nathan

    S.V. Nathan Partner, Deloitte

  • Rajkamal Vempatti

    Rajkamal Vempatti CHRO, Axis Bank

  • R S Sodhi

    R S Sodhi MD & CEO, Amul

    R S Sodhi, age 59 years, is Managing Director of Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (AMUL), which is India’s largest Food Products organization with a turnover of Rs. 27043 crores. GCMMF (AMUL) markets dairy and food products under the popular brand name “Amul”, Asia’s largest milk brand which is owned by 3.6 million milk producers of Gujarat. R S Sodhi has more than 36 years of rich experience in Marketing and Sales function with GCMMF (AMUL). More[+]

    He has been instrumental in taking ‘Amul’ brand to dizzying heights that it has scaled today. Sodhi is an alumni from the first batch of IRMA (Institute of Rural Management, Anand) – Batch of 1982. He is among the most eminent alumni of this prestigious Institution. He is B. E. (Ag) from College of technology and Agricultural Engineering, Udaipur (Raj.) Less[-]

  • Saugata Gupta

    Saugata Gupta MD and CEO, Marico

    Saugata joined Marico Limited in January 2004 as Head of Marketing. In the year 2007, he was elevated to become the CEO of the Company’s India business. In April 2013, Marico restructured its Consumer Product Business (CPB) in India and International Business Group (IBG) under Saugata’s leadership as the CEO of Marico Limited, the unified FMCG business. In March 2014, Saugata was appointed as the Managing Director of the Company. More[+]

    Prior to joining Marico, Saugata was Chief of Marketing and Group Sales at ICICI Prudential and was part of the startup team that was instrumental in establishing ICICI Prudential as the largest private sector Insurance firm in the country. Saugata started his career with Cadbury’s where he spent 9 years in various roles in sales and Marketing in India and the United Kingdom. His last role was Marketing Manager- Chocolates. Saugata has 20 years of experience primarily in FMCG sector. He has an engineering degree from IIT Kharagpur and is an alumnus of IIM Bangalore. Less[-]

  • Sunil Lulla

    Sunil Lulla Chairman & MD, Grey Group

    Sunil Lulla is the Chairman and Managing Director of GREY group India. His extensive experience in building brands and businesses across Advertising, Media, Brands and the Internet Space in India and Asia, across many successful businesses which include JWT, MTV, SONY, Diageo and Times Television Network amongst others.

  • Vishwavir Ahuja

    Vishwavir Ahuja RBL Bank

  • Aroon Purie

    Aroon PurieChairman and Editor-in-Chief, India Today Group

  • Vivek Gambhir

    Vivek Gambhir Godrej Consumer Products

  • Mark Inglis

    Mark Inglis Mountaineer & Motivational Speaker

  • Amit Prakash

    Amit PrakashExecutive VP & Head HR, Marico Ltd

  • Jayant Sinha

    Jayant SinhaUnion Minister of State for Civil Aviation

  • Rajeshwar Tripathi

    Rajeshwar TripathiChief People Officer, Mahindra & Mahindra