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OLYMPUS – Bangalore

Topic for discussion – Strategic Co-opetition: Advantages and Challenges in a networked economy


Panelists – Mr Jagdish Kini: Partner, Enterprise 5C

  • Mr. V. Nagaraj: Senior VP & Chief People Officer, Arvind Brands
  • Mr. Harish Vasudhevan: DirectorGlobal Marketing, IBM
  • Mr. Vikram Limsay: CEO & Principal Consultant, Helicon Consulting
  • Mr. Anupam Kumar: Director - ITTE, Ericsson

The highlight of Olympus Bengaluru was the healthy, engaging discussion that the panelists brought to table. The event was watched live at the Pune campus and the questions kept flowing in from the students in the audience. It was a well-received engaging session.


OLYMPUS-DELHI

The second chapter held at Delhi on 26th September, 2015 saw the discussion on an HR topic. The event started in the evening with the introduction of the panelists at The Oberoi, New Delhi. The guests were felicitated by Dr. R. Raman. The discussion was telecast live online for everyone to view.

Topic for discussion – Ringing out the bell curve and creating a culture of positive feedback

Panelists – Mr. Nishchae Suri: Head, People & Change, Partner – management consulting, KPMG

- Mr. Amit Mathur: GM-Business Head, Samsung Electronics

The highlight of Delhi Olympus was the topic, which is the driving factor for all discussions in companies today. The panel gave deep insights from all perspectives and discussed at length the possible alternatives for performance management. The students yearning for deep insights in the topic were left with a clearer picture of what to expect in the coming time.


OLYMPUS MUMBAI

The third chapter held at Mumbai on 28th November, 2015 saw the discussion on a Finance topic. The event started in the evening with the introduction of the panelists in ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The guests were felicitated by Mr. Sandeep Bhattacharya. The discussion was telecast live online for everyone to view.

The topic for the discussion was Entropy of the E-Commerce Model - Is A Financial Meltdown Imminent. The event went on for around 2 hours where the alumni had a healthy discussion and shared their respective view points on the topic and brought together their decades of experience on a single platform about the latest in the field of management adding new flavors to the discussion. The panelists were delighted to have an opportunity to interact and discover new views from each other. The entire episode was streamed online and the students and other alumni were able to participate by sending in questions through various social media. The discussion was followed by a short round of questions & answers from the batch. This was followed by high tea for our guests and some light interaction with the Alumni team members.


The Panelists for the event were:

  • Mr. Kashinath Katakdhond - Vice President - Business Development, National Stock Exchange of India Ltd.
  • Mr. Ravindra Sinha - Director, ThinkLead Technology Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Nachiket Naik - Managing Director at IREP Credit Capital
  • Mr. Rahul Bedmutha - Founder, KNR Enterprises (Moderator)

OLYMPUS – PUNE

The fourth and final chapter held at Pune on 16th January, 2015 saw the discussion on a Marketing topic. The event started in the afternoon after lunch with the introduction of the panelists in the Director’s Conference Room at SIBM Pune. The guests were felicitated by Ms. Sasna Grace Varughese. The discussion was telecast live online for everyone to view. The topic for the discussion was The Changing Face of Marketing: Is The New Era Marked By The Collapse of Brand Loyalty The event went on for around 1.5 hours where the alumni had a healthy discussion and shared their respective view points on the topic and brought together their decades of experience on a single platform about the latest in the field of management adding new flavors to the discussion. The panelists were delighted to have an opportunity to interact and discover new views from each other. The entire episode was streamed online and the students and other alumni were able to participate by sending in questions through various Alumni Team social media. The discussion was followed by a short round of questions & answers from the batch. This was followed by high tea for our guests and some light interaction with the Alumni team members. The Panelists for the event were:

  • Mr. Sanjay Deshpande: Senior Vice President - Strategic and Operational Marketing, Business Development and Key Account Management, Fresenius Kabi
  • Ms. Sonali Brahma: Independent Consultant in Brand Strategy and Creative for startups, national and multinational brands
  • Mr. Bipin Deshpande: Proprietor and Principal Consultant, FeetOnStreet.com
  • Mr. Atul Trivedi (Moderator): General Manager & Business Head-Pune Commercial, IFFCO Tokio General Insurance Company