Arcturus 2017 was organized by the Corporate Interface Team, SIBM Pune and was held on August 18, 2017 at the Lavale campus of Symbiosis International University.
The first panel had the topic “The Changing Global Order: Age of Disruption”. The panelists were Ms. Prriti Narain, Country Head-HR, AkzoNobel, Mr. Sanjay Sharda, Head – Rural Distribution, Rural Banking, Induslnd, Mr. Ashutosh Sharma, Head-Core Banking Products, Cognizant Technology Solutions and Mr. Ashish Sharma, Partner- Cyber Strategy-Protection, Deloitte. The moderator for the panel discussion was Mr. Ashish Chaturvedi, Founder, uFony Services.
After the panel opened up for questions, many students asked questions pertinent to the technological disruptions faced by markets in today’s times. The collective consensus of the panel was on lines of the fact that we live in a constantly evolving world and it is imperative that we adapt the change to survive and succeed.
The second panel’s topic was “Navigating Uncertainties: Strategies for Innovation and Growth” and the panelists were Mr. Mrinal Mohan, Director, Culture & Capability, IDFC Bank, Mr. Ashish Pherwani, Partner - Advisory Services, Ernst & Young, Mr. Deepak C Rathi, CFO ,Future Group, FLFL Lifestyle Brands Limited, Mr. Koushik Balasubramanian, Director-Business & Risk Consulting and Internal Audit, Protiviti India and Mr. Harpal Parmar, Partner, Wipro. The moderator for the session was Mr. Aniruddha Khekale, Group Human Resource Director, Emerson Automation Solutions.
The Q&A session that followed the discussion was stimulating as the topic resonated with the thoughts of many students.
Arcturus 2017 ended on a high note with a vote of thanks.