WELLESLEY, Mass., March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson College will host the first-ever Babson India Symposium on April 16, 2016. The new event will provide a stage for global business leaders, entrepreneurs, and academicians alike to share in their experiences about India's emergent business world, burgeoning opportunities, and how to further unlock the country's potential.
"We are pleased to focus on India's business and entrepreneurial ecosystem during our first-ever Babson India Symposium," said Babson College President Kerry Healey. "The Babson community has long been engaged in this vital segment of the global economy. I would like to thank our students, faculty, and staff who have convened such impactful speakers, and we anticipate a day filled with important, engaging discussions on the future of business in India."
Laxman Narasimhan, CEO, PepsiCo Latin America, who will speak about decoding the psyche of consumers in emerging markets.
V.G. Siddhartha, Founder, Coffee Day, who will speak on starting up in India and what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur.
Speakers and Panelists
- Karambir Kang, Former GM of Taj Mahal Hotel Mumbai, current GM of Taj Boston and Area Director USA;
- Raghunandan G, Founder of Taxi for Sure;
- Keshav Baljee, Founder and CEO of Ziprooms.in;
- Akhilesh Gupta, Non-Executive Chairman of Blackstone India;
- Lakshmi Rebbeca, Founder of Red Bangle, Talk Show Host, and Vlogger;
- And many more.
- Redefining family businesses in India
- Envisioning India as the next economic super power
- Value-driven culture and business in India
- Starting-up in new-age India
About Babson College
Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds(r). The top-ranked college for entrepreneurship education, Babson is a dynamic living and learning laboratory where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society. We prepare the entrepreneurial leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to make a difference in the world, and have an impact on organizations of all sizes and types. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action(r) as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value. Visit www.babson.edu
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