SCHEDULE

Time

Event

Speakers

Details

8:00 - 9:00

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 - 9:10

Welcome Address by MIT-India

S. P. Kothari

Gordon Y Billard Professor of Accounting and Finance and Director, MIT India Program

9:30 - 10:15

Keynote Address

Honorable Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Current Union Minister of  Information Technology and Law and Justice

10:15-10:30

Break

10:30- 11:30

Panel:

 

Startup India: Envisioning The Next Chapter

Ananth Narayanan

CEO, Myntra and Jabong and Ex-Director McKinsey

Radhika Ghai Aggarwal

Co-Founder & Chief Business Officer, ShopClues.com (India’s latest unicorn)

Mahesh Murthy

Marketer, Investor, and Commentator; Cofounder and Managing Partner, Seedfund

Vish Mishra

Venture Capitalist, Seasoned Entrepreneur, Director & Charter Member - TiE

Kartik Varma

Co-Founder PropTiger.com

11:45- 12:30

Panel:

 

Leveraging Technology for Social Impact

Santosh Mathew

Former Joint Secretary of Ministry of Rural Development and current chairperson, National Council for Teacher Education of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India

Venkat Srinivasan

Vice-Chair of the Board of the American India Foundation [AIF]; CEO & Chairman RAGE Frameworks

Karl Mehta

Founder & CEO, EdCast; Founder Code For India and Co-Author of ‘Financial Inclusion at Bottom of the Pyramid’

12:30 - 2:00

Working Lunch - Networking session

2:00-2:45

Keynote Address: Fireside Chat

Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Renowned Indian Economist and Former Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission

3:00-3:15

Break

3:15-4:00

Distinguished Speaker:

Innovation in the Energy Sector

Sumant Sinha and Rob Stoner

Rob Stoner, the Deputy Director of MIT Energy Initiative in conversation with Sumant Sinha. Sumant Sinha is Founder, Chairman and CEO of ReNew Power Ventures – a leading Indian renewable power energy IPP.  Previously, he was the CFO of Aditya Birla and CEO of Aditya Birla Retail.

4:15-5:00

Panel:

 

Imagining India 2030: Building Innovative Corporations

Anish Shah

Group President (Strategy), Mahindra Group

Sudhanshu Vats

Group CEO, Viacom 18 India

Amit Midha

President and EVP, Dell, Asia-Pacific and Japan

Nish Acharya

CEO, Citizence; Former Senior Advisor in Obama Administration and Author of “The India-US Partnership: $1 Trillion By 2030”.

5:00-5:15

Break

5:15-6:45

Keynote:

Future of Media

Anurag Kashyap and Shekhar Kapur

Discussing the future of media in the digital era with two award winning film makers and producers.

6:45 – 7:00

Closing Remarks