Pranjal Sharma, Economic Analyst, Advisor and Writer & Author-India Automated; Nirupama Rao, Former Foreign Secretary and Ambassador of India to China, USA & Sri Lanka; Claude Smadja, Chairman, Smadja & Smadja Strategic Advisory Inc and Harry Broadman, Partner & Practice Chair, Berkeley Research Group LLC; Johns Hopkins University Faculty; Author, Africa's Silk Road: China and Indias New Economic Frontier discuss how India has to find ways to solve its security and economic conundrum as it coexists with its neighbour China.
Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC-TV18; Amitabh Chaudhry, Managing Director & CEO, Axis Bank; Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, Managing Director & CEO, Bandhan Bank; Hemant Kanoria, Chairman, Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited discuss the need of reformation for Indian Banking system. A wealth of fresh capital is urgently required by banks, NBFCs, HFCs and insurers to ensure confidence in the system, once moratorium and loan and interest repayment is called off.
Rishabh Gulati, Managing Editor, NewsX; Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director for South-East Asia, World Health Organization (WHO); Pankaj R. Patel, Chairman, Zydus Cadila; Randeep Guleria, Director, All India Institute of Medical Sciences. The panel deliberates how in the race to develop a safe vaccine; developers are dealing with not just a global health emergency, but also a global economic and political emergency.
Ruchi Bhatia, Deputy Chief of Delhi Bureau, ET Now; Vani Kola, Managing Director, Kalaari Capital; Falguni Nayar, Founder and CEO, Nykaa.com; Yashish Dahiya, Co-founder & Group CEO, Policybazaar.com; Peyush Bansal, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Lenskart.com deliberate on ways Indian startups have to shift focus from buying users to eking out profits and repaying investors.
Sanjay Kirloskar, Chairman and Managing Director, Kirloskar Brothers Ltd; Arvind Panagariya, Former Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog and Professor of Economics and the Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy at Columbia University; C K Ranganathan, Chairman and Managing Director, CavinKare Pvt. Ltd deliberate upon the policies taken by the Government to mend the economy through relief to the producers, especially MSMEs and farmers.
Sunil Kant Munjal, Chairman, Hero Enterprise; Bhavish Aggarwal, Co-Founder & CEO, Ola; Ritesh Agarwal, Founder and Group CEO, OYO Hotels & Homes contemplate on ways hospitality and transportation need to reimagine their business and operating models, to serve and survive; as consumer mindset leans towards maintaining social distance in crowd gatherings.
Nayantara Rai, Chief of Delhi Bureau, ET-Now; Rajnish Kumar, Chairman, State Bank of India; Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman & Managing Director, Hindustan Unilever Limited and Sanjiv Bajaj, Chairman and Managing Director, Bajaj Finserv Ltd discuss that while India's economy is down with the flu, it has presented an opportunity to renew its economy by moving forward with radical ideas that induct digital technologies, into India's healthcare, education, energy and retail sectors.
TV Mohandas Pai Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services; Ganesh V Iyer Managing Director, NIO USA and Global CIO, NIO; Thomas Y Lee Director of Data Science, Fisher Center for Business Analytics, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley; Stratos Nguyen Davlos, CTO & Sr Vice President, Innoplexus AG; Soma Velayutham, Head of Industry, Business Development and AI Deep Learning, NVIDIA and Charlie Isaacs, CTO - Customer Connection, Salesforce discussing AI's influence on everyday life and business. The panelists highlight the importance and growth of AI over the years.
Henry Chesbrough, Faculty Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley explaining how companies and countries could use open innovation to grow and globalise quickly. The discussion is joined by Solomon Darwin, Executive Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley and Richard Lyons, Former Dean, Haas School of Business and William and Janet Cronk Chair in Innovative Leadership UC Berkeley.
In a panel discussion on Indias Economic Transformation for Sustainable Growth, panelists discuss how Indian proven technical and management talent assures high-quality work for global production and innovation. They also emphasise how India could do more to enable companies to feature in its growth story.