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NEW GLOBAL ECONOMIC NORM: POST COVID-19

posted Jul 13, 2020, 9:19 PM by IITRAANA Admin


PanIIT USA in association with WHEELS Global Foundation announces, the next virtual conference series with former RBI & SBI heads discussing the impact of COVID-19 on Global Economics … what is the new Norm? Dipak Jain moderates.

NEW GLOBAL ECONOMIC NORM: POST COVID-19
Thursday, July 23, 2020
9:00-10:30am PDT /12:00pm-1:30pm EDT/ 09:30-11:00pm/ IST
Any problems, please contact rongupta@aol.com or anoopkverma@gmail.com

Speakers:
  • Arundhati Bhattacharya - Member, Board of Governors, IIT Kharagpur; Chairperson and CEO, Salesforce India; and former Chairperson of the State Bank of India.
  • Raghuram Rajan - IIT Delhi graduate, is Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business; and former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
Moderator:
  • Dipak C. Jain - President (European) of the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), former-Dean Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
NEW GLOBAL ECONOMIC NORM: POST COVID-19
  • New Global Economic Paradigm
  • New Economy to be Digital and Data-driven by AI and ML
  • New Development Opportunities; particularly Infrastructure
  • New Global Economic Alliances
  • Opportunities for IITians to impact the New Global Economics
Any problems, please contact rongupta@aol.com or anoopkverma@gmail.com
Pan IIT Alumni USA: Ron (Ranbir) Gupta (Kharagpur), Anoop Verma (Roorkee), Animesh Pathak (BHU), Arun Jain (Guwahati), Witty Bindra (Delhi), Sanjiv Goyal (Delhi) and Sundy Srinivasan (Delhi). WHEELS Global Foundation: Suresh Shenoy (Bombay)

SPEAKERS

Arundhati Bhattacharya
Chairperson & CEO Salesforce India, Former Chairperson of the State Bank of India.

Arundhati Bhattacharya is the Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer for Salesforce, India. In her role, Arundhati oversees the growth strategy of the company and plays an integral role in defining Salesforce’s relationship with the ecosystem of customers, partners and community across India.

Prior to Salesforce, Arundhati Bhattacharya was the first woman chairperson at the State Bank of India (SBI;) where she was credited with ushering in the digital transformation era at SBI. Under her leadership, SBI went on to be voted as one of India's top 3 Best Places to work in India.

With 40+ years of rich experience in India's financial sector working across varied roles and diverse national & international locations; Arundhati has also earned a string of accolades to her name, most notably -- "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women" by Forbes, “Top 50 globally most powerful women in business” and “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders" list by Fortune.

Arundhati is also Member of the Board of Governors of the first and the largest of the Indian Institutes of Technology at Kharagpur.

Arundhati is an alumna of Lady Brabourne College and Jadhavpur University in Kolkata.

Raghuram Rajan
Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business; and former Governor, The Reserve Bank of India.

Raghuram Rajan is the Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at Chicago Booth. He was the 23rd Governor of the Reserve Bank of India between September 2013 and September 2016. Between 2003 and 2006, Dr. Rajan was the Chief Economist and Director of Research at the International Monetary Fund.

Dr. Rajan’s research interests are in banking, corporate finance, and economic development, especially the role finance plays in it. The books he has written include The Third Pillar: How the State and Markets are leaving Communities Behind 2019, I do What I do: On Reform, Rhetoric, and Resolve, 2017, and Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy, for which he was awarded the Financial Times-Goldman Sachs prize for best business book in 2010.

Dr. Rajan is a member of the Group of Thirty. He was the President of the American Finance Association in 2011 and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In January 2003, the American Finance Association awarded Dr. Rajan the inaugural Fischer Black Prize for the best finance researcher under the age of 40. The other awards he has received include the Infosys prize for the Economic Sciences in 2012, the Deutsche Bank Prize for Financial Economics in 2013, Euromoney Central Banker Governor of the Year 2014, and Banker Magazine (FT Group) Central Bank Governor of the Year 2016.

B. Tech (Electrical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 1985; MBA, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 1987; PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991.

Dipak C. Jain
President (European) of the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Former-Dean Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Dipak Jain is the President (European) of the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), since September 2018. He is best known for leading Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, widely recognized as one of the finest graduate business programs in the world, for eight years during which Kellogg’s prestigious MBA program was twice ranked first by Businessweek in 2002 and 2004.

Prior to joining CEIBS in 2017, he was Director of the Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration from August 2014 to November 2017 and Chaired Professor of Marketing at international business school INSEAD from March 2013 to August 2014. From 2011-2013, Prof. Jain was the Dean of the INSEAD, responsible for all three campuses – Europe (France), Asia (Singapore,) and the Middle East (Abu Dhabi.) INSEAD, often referred to as ‘The business School of the World,’ originated as an acronym of Institut Europeen d’Administration des Affaires.

Prof. Jain has been a member of review committees at Harvard, UCLA, University of Hong Kong, and Northwestern. He has been on international advisory boards and councils such as the Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration (Chulalongkorn University), the Carey Business School (Johns Hopkins), and American University in Cairo, and Nyenrode University (Netherlands). He has consulted with such companies as IBM, UBS, AT&T, Nestle, Abbott, Boeing, Accenture, Thompson Electronics, and American Express.

Prof. Jain received a Bachelor's degree in Statistics, and a Master's in Mathematical Statistics from Guwahati University, India. He received a Master's Degree in Management Science and a Doctorate in Marketing from the University of Texas at Dallas.

PanIIT Inaugural Virtual Conference: Eminent Alumni Director Sudhir Jain joins Chancellor Khosla and Provost Hajela

posted Jun 21, 2020, 4:27 PM by IITRAANA Admin   [ updated Jun 21, 2020, 6:36 PM ]


THE NEW EDUCATION NORM: Post COVID-19

Thursday, June 25, 2020
9:00-10:30am PDT /12:00pm-1:30pm EDT/ 09:30-11:00pm/ IST

Registration Link

https://www.iit.org/e/the-new-education-norm-post-covid-19


For any problem with the registration, please contact rongupta@aol.com or anoopverma1987@iitroorkeealumni.org 

Pan IIT Alumni USA announces the inaugural virtual conference series with two eminent alumni discussing the impact of COVID-19 on EDUCATION … what is the new Norm?

Speakers:
  • Pradeep Khosla, IIT Kharagpur graduate, is the Chancellor of the University of California, San Diego.
  • Sudhir Jain, IIT Roorkee graduate, is the Director of the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar
Moderator:
  • Prabhat Hajela, IIT Kanpur graduate, is the Provost of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York

Pan IIT Alumni USA: Ron (Ranbir) Gupta (Kharagpur), Anoop Verma (Roorkee), Animesh Pathak (BHU), Arun Jain (Guwahati), Witty Bindra (Delhi), Sanjiv Goyal (Delhi) and Sundy Srinivasan (Delhi).

THE NEW EDUCATION NORM, POST COVID-1
  • Introduction to IIT Kharagpur, UC San Diego, and IIT Gandhinagar
  • New Education Paradigm
  • New Tools, Techniques and Expertise
  • New Educational Fields
  • New Workplace – preparing for it
  • New Opportunities for IIT’s and IITians
For any problem with the registration, please contact rongupta@aol.com or anoopverma1987@iitroorkeealumni.org

Speakers

Professor Pradeep K. Khosla
Chancellor, University of California, San Diego


Professor Khosla, an internationally renowned electrical and computer engineer, is the eighth Chancellor of the University of California, San Diego. Khosla initiated and led UC San Diego’s first-ever Strategic Plan, and recently launched the public phase of the Campaign for UC San Diego—an ambitious and bold $2 billion endeavor—aimed at transforming the university, physically and intellectually. As UC San Diego’s chief executive officer, he leads a campus with more than 35,000 students, six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions, and five graduate and professional schools. Pradeep is a frequent keynote speaker at international conferences, and invited to participate in thought leadership forums organized by Fortune Magazine, AMD, the Milken Institute, the World Economic Forum, Techonomy, and the Blouin Foundation, amongst others.

Pradeep Khosla received a Bachelor’s degree in technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, and a Masters and a PhD from the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU.) Prior to UCSD, Pradeep was the Dean of Engineering, and the Philip and Marsha Dowd Professor of Engineering and Robotics at CMU. He is also the Jury Chair for the Infosys Prize in Engineering and Computer Science.

 

Professor Sudhir K. Jain

Director, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, Gujrat, India


Professor Jain is an internationally reputed scholar of earthquake engineering and recognized as one of the most dynamic educators in India. He is currently serving his third 5-year term as director of the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, which he joined as founder director in June 2009. He was on the faculty of IIT Kanpur for 35 years from 1984-2019. IITGN debuted among the top 600 institutions in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in 2020.

The institute promotes critical thinking, interdisciplinarity, the liberal arts, project-oriented learning, diversity and globalization. Its five-week Foundation Program for all new in-coming students has been emulated widely by numerous colleges in India, including many IITs. Over 40% of IITGN students receive study abroad or other overseas opportunities during their academic career.

Prof Jain received a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee) and a Masters and a PhD from the California Institute of Technology. He served as President of the International Association for Earthquake Engineering during 2014 to 2018. He was elected Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering in 2003, and conferred Padma Shri by the President of India in 2020.

Moderator

Prabhat Hajela

Provost, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York

Prabhat Hajela has been serving as the Provost at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) since 2012. Prabhat has held research assignments at NASA’s Langley and Glenn Research Centers, and at the US Air Force Armament Laboratory. In 2003, he served as a Congressional Fellow responsible for Science and Technology Policy in the Office of U.S. Senator Conrad Burns, where he worked on several legislative issues related to aerospace and telecommunications policy.

Prabhat received a degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur; MS from Iowa State University; and a MS and a Ph.D. from Stanford University. 

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