A 10th Anniversary Virtual Event

In 2021, IIM Udaipur completed a decade of meaningful growth, innovation, and significant achievements. We now embark on a journey to fulfill our aspiration to be among world-class management schools by 2030, creating global knowledge. As an allied and central effort of ours to create & sustain a dynamic environment for thought leadership in all aspects of digital transformation, we invite you to attend our unique two-evening online event on Dec 2nd and 3rd, 2021, just by registering. The event will enrich your knowledge and trigger thought-points that would help you lead your business in the forever changing digital business world.

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Day 1 - 02 December, 2021

5:40 pm

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Inaugural Session followed by keynote address by
Dr. Sunil Gupta
Edward W. Carter Professor of Business Administration, Co-Chair of the Executive Program on Driving Digital Strategy, Harvard Business School, USA

Driving Digital Strategy: A Guide to Reimagining Your Business.

Dr. Sunil has published three books and over 120 articles, book chapters, cases and notes on topics on business and digital transformation. His research has been well recognized and his articles have won several national and international awards.

His current research is in the area of digital technology and its impact on consumer behavior and firm strategy. Sunil serves on the board of US Foods, and as an advisor to several startup firms. As a business expert, he has appeared on several national and international television programs, and has been quoted in various business publications.

In this session, he will be speaking on the topic of Digital Transformation and its impact on customer experiences and journeys.

7:00 pm

Panel Discussion with Industry Experts
Topic: The Binary Switch
Digital Transformation & The Future Of Business

Ms. Bidisha Nagraj, India

VP Marketing Global Marketing (CMO) Schneider Electric India & Board Director Schneider Infrastructure Ltd.

Bidisha has over 25 years of cross-industry experience in Marketing. A thought leader and a strategic marketing expert, she has spent a significant time of her career in Technology, Retail & Entrepreneurship.

Ms. Kavita Chaturvedi, India

COO, ITC Snack Foods Business

Kavita has nearly two decades of experience in consumer products, which includes creation, development and nurturing of some of India's foremost food brands.

Mr. Simon Thomas, Singapore

Head of Data and AI, Avanade

Simon Thomas leads Avanade’s global data and applied intelligence business, which harnesses the combined power of AI, analytics and Intelligent automation to help their clients apply data-driven intelligence into everything they do.

Moderated By :

Prof. Srinivas Pingali, Professor of Practice, IIM Udaipur

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Day 2 - 03 December, 2021

5:40 pm

Inaugural Session followed by keynote address by
Dr. Gerald C. Kane
Professor of Information Systems & Faculty Director of the Edmund H. Shea, Jr. Center for Entrepreneurship at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management

The Transformation Myth: Leading Your Organization Through Uncertain Times.

Dr. Kane’s research explores the role of digital technologies in business strategy, organizational culture, and talent development. He has worked with companies such as Walmart, MetLife, Allstate, Caterpillar, Liberty Mutual, Partners Healthcare, among others to help executive teams understand and respond to digital disruption. He has published over 100 papers, articles, and reports on topics of digital disruption.

Dr. Kane’s research has appeared in academic journals asMIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Organization Science, Management Science, Marketing Science, Harvard Business Review, and MIT-Sloan Management Review,among others.

He will be speaking on leading organizations through uncertain times.

7:00 pm

Panel Discussion with Industry Experts
Topic: Society 2.0
The Rise of Digital Anthropology

Ms. Kanika Sanghi, India

Partner & Associate Director, Center for Consumer Insight, Boston Consulting Group.

Kanika has over 16 years of experience with BCG. Her work with Indian consumers spans across industries, & topics. In her role, she specializes in delivering the required consumer insights for strategy formulation.

Mr. Sanjay Menon, India

MD, Publicis Sapient India

As the managing director for Publicis Sapient India, Sanjay is responsible for driving the strategy, capability development and growth of Publicis Sapient’s India’s presence and maintains its status as hub of the company’s globally distributed delivery network.

Dr. Simon Roberts, UK

Board President, Epic People & Stripe Partners

Simon is a leading business anthropologist whose consulting experience centres on product, business and platform strategy. In his 20-year career, he has included founding the UK’s first dedicated ethnographic research company and running an innovation lab at Intel.

Moderated By :

Prof. Rajesh R Nanarpuzha, Professor, IIM Udaipur

Register for Day 2