25th Wharton India Economic Forum | Event in NA | Townscript
25th Wharton India Economic Forum | Event in NA | Townscript

25th Wharton India Economic Forum

Jan 08 - 16 | 05:30 PM (IST)
Online Event

Event Information

Wharton India Economic Forum ("WIEF") is an annual student-run business conference focused on India. We showcase Indian stories, opportunities, challenges, and insights from prominent business and political leaders. The forum is in its 25th year, and the theme for this year is "India: Self-Reliant. Resilient. Reignited." The conference will be held virtually over four days – January 8th, 9th, 15th & 16th between 5:00PM - 8:00PM IST.

Conference Speaker Line-up: (please visit https://www.whartonindia.com for full agenda)

Fireside chats / Speakers
  • P Chidambaram (MP Rajya Sabha, Former Finance Minister of India)
  • Nisaba Godrej (Chairperson, Godrej Consumer Products)
  • Nitin Gadkari (Minister of MSME, Road Transport & Highways)
  • Sunil Munjal (Chairman, Hero Enterprise)
  • Kunal Bahl (CEO and Co-founder, Snapdeal)
  • Manish Sabharwal (Chairman and Co-founder, TeamLease)
  • Dipali Goenka (CEO and Joint MD, Welspun India Ltd.)
  • Nitin Paranjpe (COO of Unilever, ex-CEO of Hindustan Unilever) 

Panel 1: “Indian Pharma - The Road Ahead”
  • Satish Reddy (Chairman, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories)
  • Nilesh Gupta (MD, Lupin)
  • Sudarshan Jain (Secretary General, Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance) 
  • Moderated by Priyanka Aggarwal (Partner, BCG)

Panel 2: “Technology for Bharat - Enabling 1.3Bn Indians”
  • Amitabh Kant (CEO, NITI Aayog)
  • Sandeep Naik (MD and Head of India & Southeast Asia, General Atlantic)
  • Ajit Mohan (MD, Facebook India)
  • Vidit Aatrey (Founder and CEO, Meesho) 

Panel 3 : “How to Make India a Global Sporting Powerhouse”
  • PV Sindhu (Badminton Player, Olympic medallist)
  • Sudhanshu Mittal (VP, Indian Olympics Association)
  • Mahesh Bhupathi (Retd. Tennis Player, Grand Slam winner)
  • Abhinav Bindra (Sport Shooter, Olympic medallist)

Wharton India Startup Challenge (9th January)
Wharton India Startup Challenge (WISC)is a rewarding platform for startups to connect with and present to the leading investors and industry experts in the Indian ecosystem. Since its inception, WISC has grown 20x and been a successful stage for companies like MyPetrolPump, Itilite, Credenc, Ketto, Zostel, and BabyChakra. WISC will be held virtually on January 9th. 

FAQs
  • The ticket allows participants access to both the Wharton India Economic Forum and the Wharton India Startup Challenge Finals.
  • For more information and schedule updates please check out the event website at https://www.whartonindia.com
  • Please send any ticket-related questions to wieftickets@gmail.com.

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