Thought Leaders of India’s exclusive leadership series with Chief Guest Mr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Indian Economist and Former Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of India, Guest of Honour Mr. CP Gurnani., MD & CEO- Tech Mahindra and Mr. Sanjeev Krishan, Chairman PwC India.
The discussion with leaders was a great way to exchange their leading examples and results at the TLOI’s 2nd Edition of Meeting of Minds: Peer to Peer Power – Up, Close and Personal. The discussion was led by Abhinav Jain, Partner, Gaja Capital, Jairam Panch, Managing Director, Turner International India & Sunil Kumar Sathyanarayanan, President, Henkel.
Thought Leaders of India conducted their first in person engagement in Mumbai with an exclusive fireside chat with Mr. Nilesh Shah, Mr. Navneet Munot and Mr. Vivek Prasad discussing growth drivers and dynamics for India’s growth beyond a 5 Trillion Economy. Some key snippets from their discussion are shared below –
A quick snippet of Nilesh Shah, Group President and Managing Director, Kotak Mutual Fund sharing his thought leadership on how India’s progress is incidental to our respect for business and entrepreneurship. He believes, that the day Indians will truly respect business and entrepreneurship no force in the world can stop India from becoming a 5 trillion-dollar economy and more.
A quick snippet of Vivek Prasad, Market Leader, PwC sharing his thought leadership on India’s current pace of digital transformation as companies are not just going digital, but also moving the whole operating model into a digital environment.
It was our honor to host Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog at the first in-person meet of Thought Leaders of India at ITC Maurya, New Delhi on the 22nd of September. This exclusive engagement for members of TLOI and was a part of the Nation Building Impact Initiative. Below are quick snippets of his audience address as well as a Tête-à-Tête session with Ankit Bansal, Founder & CEO, Sapphire Human Solutions Private Limited
Dr Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog talks on how NITI Aayog works in collaboration with each State Governmemnt in a custom tailored approach for their growth and development
Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman NITI Aayog shares how the PMO is working in colaboration with State Governments to reduce regulatory and complience burden.
Dr. Deepa Malik, Indian star athlete at many Paralympic sports and games meets (recipient of Padma Shri, Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award) shared a motivational address for the members of Thought Leaders of India. This Leadership Impact Initiative was conducted at ITC Maurya, New Delhi on the 22nd of September 2021. Below are short snippets of her session title – ‘Conquer Your Mind, The Rest Will Follow’ which received a standing ovation from the audience.
Dr. Deepa Malik, Indian star athlete at many Paralympic sports and games meets (recipient of Padma Shri, Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award) addressed TLOI members on 'Conquer Your Mind, The Rest Will Follow’.
Dr. Deepa Malik, Indian star athlete at many Paralympic sports and games meets (recipient of Padma Shri, Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award) shares her journey of how she never gave up on herself even in good days and pushed herself to keep on doing better.
Thought Leaders of India hosted an exclusive session for its members titled The Business Of Entertainment. The members got indsights from Mr. Subhash Ghai, film producer-director and Chairman, Whistling Woods International as well as Ms. Ekta Kapoor – a Padma Shri awardee, Joint Managing Director and Creative Head of Balaji Telefilms Ltd. in a Fireside chat moderated by Mr. Komal Nahata, Trade Analyst and TV Show Host. Below are quick snippets of their interaction with Mr. Nahata
Mr. Subhash Ghai, film producer-director and Chairman, Whistling Woods International shares his point of view on the Business of Entertainment and Why is it so tricky?
Media tycoon, Ms. Ekta Kapoor - a Padma Shri awardee, Joint Managing Director and Creative Head of Balaji Telefilms Ltd, speaks on how the pandemic will affect the box office numbers in the long run.
Thought Leaders of India hosted a virtual engagement under its Wellness Impact initiative which was addressed by world renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala, Director, Dept. of General Surgery & Minimal Access Surgical Sciences, Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre (Surgeon to honorable Vice President of India) and Dr. Harish Shetty, the renowned psychiatrist, Advisor to judiciary on mental health, Founder – Maitri; Member, Governing body of National Testing Agency, Govt of India. Below are some snippets of their interaction:
Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala, Director, Dept. of General Surgery & Minimal Access Surgical Sciences, Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre addressing the members of Thought Leaders of India on diet and weight management. He advises a high protein and low carbohydrate intake for better weight management.
Dr. Harish Shetty, Leading Psychiatrist, Founder - Maitri; Member, Governing body of National Testing Agency, Govt of India addressing TLOI Member community of senior leaders on mental health and wellbeing - emphasizing the importance of avoiding apathy and disconnection.
Thought Leaders of India organised the first Meeting of Minds series Peer-to-Peer Power: Up, Close and Personal which is an exclusive engagement curated for the TLOI member community to share their wealth of experience, share their challenges and conquests and learn from each other. Four distinguished CXO members were invited to share their journeys to leadership – their struggles, their milestones, the highs and lows of their professional as well as personal lives. Take a quick look at their interaction:
Sanjeev Rao, Chief Executive Officer, Being Human Clothing shares how the Indian consumers are accepting the new normal and how the non-metro cities in India are increasing their share in the retail pie.
Sreekanth Nadella, Chief Executive Officer, KFintech shares how tough times call for more empathy and compassion. It is only with empathy and compassion that businesses will be able to continue are routine in these tough times.
Sandhya Vasudevan, Former Managing Director, Deutsche Bank & Independent Director, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi shares a personal experience amplification why it is important to support people around you even in ways that they will never come to know.
Amit Gossain, Managing Director, KONE Elevator India shares his leadership mantra on why employees should be prioritized over customers.
Thought Leaders of India conducted its first engagement virtually which included a Leadership Series addressed by the noted lawyer and Founding Partner of AZB & Partners, Ms. Zia Mody and Major General Sanjay Meston, AVSM, SM, VSM (retd), former Defence Attache at the Embassy of India in Kabul, Afghanistan. Below are the short snippets from their address: