The summit, to be inaugurated by IT & BT and Tourism Minister Priyank Kharge, will feature senior corporate captains and leading start-up protagonists, who will deliberate on steps to be taken to launch India in the global arena as a manufacturing, start-up and digital power.

7 February, 2017, Bengaluru: Indian Institute of Management Bangalore will host a visionary leadership summit, ‘Re-launch India’, on 11th February (Saturday) 2017, at the IIMB auditorium. The IT & BT and Tourism Minister, Government of Karnataka, Priyank Kharge, will inaugurate the summit. Satheesh Reddy, Scientific Advisor, Govt. of India, will deliver the keynote address.

Set up as an envisioning exercise, the summit, organized by students of the Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM) at IIM Bangalore, will deliberate on the steps to be taken to launch India in the global arena in areas such as manufacturing, start-up and digital power, based on innovative technologies and business capabilities.

The meet will feature senior corporate captains and leading start-up protagonists sharing their experiences and vision on the theme. The inaugural session on ‘Re-launch India as the new Global Leader’, will be followed by the special plenary session ‘Realizing our New Age Manufacturing Capabilities’, featuring Phil Shaw CEO, Lockheed Martin Pvt. Limited, Srivats Ram, MD, Wheels India Ltd., Brian Mcmurray, VP, General Motors, Patrick Fardeau, VP, Dassault Systems, Rajeev Kaul, Group CFO and Managing Director, Aequs, and Ranjini Manian, CEO, Global Adjustments. The afternoon session on ‘Realizing India’s Potential as a Digital Power’ will feature Kedar Apshankar, Dy. CEO, ABOF, Reena Dayal, Microsoft, Samson Khaou, MD, Dassault Systems India, Ajit Kumar, MD, Deloitte Digital, Ganesh Natarajan, Chairman, NASSCOM Foundation, Saurabh Chandra, Head of Apps (Digital) and IT (Myntra & FlipKart Group).

Against the backdrop of the surge in emphasis on manufacturing, digitization and start-ups, the larger issue is how fast and how far and in what manner India can attain its status as a ‘transformed global power’ that provides a new sense of empowerment not only for its citizens but also for the larger world community. The summit seeks to address the following themes: India as a civilizational power, India as a global digital power, India as a new age manufacturing giant and India as the cradle of new innovative start-ups.

The day’s events will draw to a close with a summary of the discussions by a team of Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM) students at IIMB.
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