Conference Program

REGISTRATION OPENS AT 12 PM Friday July 22nd - Garden Foyer, Taj Pierre Conference Registration

Assemble at Grand Ball Room

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM IIMA Alumni Association North America: Welcome & Introduction of the Executive Council
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM:
The Future of Marketing in an Interconnected World
Professor Sunil Gupta of Harvard Business School moderates a session with preeminent marketing practitioners and scholars such as Rishad Tobaccowala, Chief Strategist, Publicis Group, Gianni Giacomelli, CMO Genpact, and Pradeep Chintagunta, Professor of Marketing, University of Chicago. Sponsored by C3Research & EXL Services
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM:
Perspectives on Leadership & Change in an Interconnected World
Harit Talwar, Managing Director Goldman Sachs; Sheila Hooda, Independent Board Member; and Tiger Tyagrajan, CEO, Genpact - offer their perspectives on Leadership & Change. Sponsored by State Bank of India

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM: Networking & Coffee Break at the Garden Foyer

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM:
The Impact of FinTech on an Interconnected World
Jagdish Rao, Chairman & CEO Citigroup Technology; Padmaja Chunduru, Country Head, SBI; Shanker Ramamurthy, CTO & General Manager Strategy & Solutions IBM GBS; and Raghu Sundaram, Vice Dean, Stern, NYU discuss the FinTech revolution. Sponsored by Genpact
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM:
Keynote Address
Keynote Address: Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM:
Fireside Chat
Fireside chat with Ajay Banga, CEO, MasterCard moderated by fellow classmate from IIMA Sarita Nayyar, MD, World Economic Forum

7:00 PM: Reception at the Regency, Taj Pierre

(Reception sponsored by Taj Hotels)

8:00 PM: Banquet Dinner at Cotillion, Taj Pierre

9:30 PM to 12:00 AM: DJ Music and Ramp Party at Cotillion, Taj Pierre

8:30 AM Overview of Day 2 - Windermere Salon IIMA Alumni Assc EC
9:00 AM:
IIMA Special Session
Director Ashish Nanda talks about what is happening at IIMA, plans and priorities for the future, and how alumni can make a difference. IIMA Alumni & Families Only
10:00 AM:
The Future of MBA
Ashish Nanda (IIMA), Felix Oberholzer (HBS), Jagmohan Raju (Wharton), Rakesh Basant (IIMA), Raghu Sundaram (Stern NYU), Melanie Pettit (IIMA PGP 15), Abhiluv Gupta (IIMA PGP 15) discuss the Future of MBA education. IIMA Alumni & Families Only
11:00 AM-12:00 PM:
Special Interest Sessions and Batch Reunions
Special Interest Sessions: Professor Rakesh Basant, Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship, IIMA; Bala, NPS School Singapore: Entrepreneurship Experience; Vivek Gupta, Specially Abled People (SAP) Transforming Disability in India; Ruby Ashraf, Rebranding & Expansion of a Global Fashion Brand; Professor Anil Maheshwari, Transcendental Meditation; Dipankar Mukherjee, Digital India Rural Program. IIMA Alumni & Families Only
12:30 PM Wrap up & Vote of Thanks IIMA Alumni Assc EC

12 PM - 1:00 PM: Buffet Lunch

About Us

The IIMA US Alumni Chapter’s core mission is to promote, nurture and protect the relationship between the Institute and the Alumni. Additionally the IIMA US Alumni work to provide an active communication and collaboration platform for the Institutes US based Alumni. We strive to create an environment that will enhance the welfare and interest of the Institute and its Alumni. Our goal is to represent, promote and strengthen the reputation of the IIMA brand and work as Institute Ambassadors to continually develop a vibrant IIMA Alumni community in the USA.

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IIMA Global Event 2016
The Pierre New York
22-23 July 2016
New York City, New York


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