Nokia India Managing Director Shivakumar to deliver CK Prahalad Memorial lectureThe first CK Prahalad memorial lecture set up in memory of Michigan Professor who foresaw the power of ‘bottom of the pyramid’ will be delivered at TiECon Delhi 2011 by D Shivakumar, Managing Director of India’s largest multinational Nokia India on September 30, 2011.
The entrepreneurial event will be held on September 30 and October 1, 2011 at Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi.
Among the thought leaders, successful and budding entrepreneurs, Nithya Shanti - an inspirational speaker, writer, happiness coach, integral healer, educator and modern day sage will be present. Nithya Shanti will be sharing transformational ideas for leaders for everyday happiness.
A set of special networking lounges will allow TIECon attendees from Early Stage Companies (founded less than 5 years ago) and Growth Stage Companies (operational for over 5 years) to network with peers, investors, potential mentors and service providers.
Senior TiE Charter members--Deep Kalra, Founder & CEO, MakeMyTrip.com and Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Vice-Chairman, Naukri.com--will hold special sessions for Early Stage Companies.
The attendees from Growth Stage Companies will be addressed by Senior TiE Charter Member Alok Mittal, Managing Director, Cannan Partners.
The eleventh TiECon will also see the TiE Institute conduct a series of parallel sessions to equip participants on how to face the hurdles during their entrepreneurial journey--from raising funds and managing finances to effective marketing strategies and attracting talent. “It will be a focused ‘Mini MBA’ in entrepreneurship with hundreds of experiential nuggets coming from TiE charter members,” says Geetika Dayal, Executive Director, TiE Delhi-NCR.
Session on Emerging Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Healthcare, Infrastructure and Urbanisation, New Directions and Paradigms in Agriculture are also planned.
Eminent speakers include Rajan Anandan, Google India; Ashwin Naik, Vatsalya; Dr Mahipal Sachdev, Centre for Sight; Sandeep Sinha, Lumis Partners; Amitabh Kant, Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation and Anita Arjundas, Mahindra Life Space Developers. Rohtash Mal, Escorts; Anish Gupta, Accenture India; Sanjeev Asthana, I-Farms; Pankaj Sehgal, Sun Technology Group; Ardeshir Contractor, Kiran Energy; TP Chopra, Bharat Light & Power; and Akshat Rathee, Bio Fuels will be participate in sessions on CleanTech, Energy and Agriculture.
Online registrations are open at http://www.tiecon-delhi.org