VLMP Leadership Talk Series- Industry Connect 2021

The Leadership talk series for the Cohort features eminent leaders from the industry, who narrate their professional journey, share insights on the latest trends, discuss the challenges looming on the horizon & guide the students with the way ahead. The LEADERSHIP TALK series were held between 21-06-2021 to 18-07-2021 and the cohort is looking forward for many leaders to deliver their talks in the coming months. The batch has been fortunate enough to host the leaders such as Mr. Pawan Koul (AVP – IFB Industries Ltd.), who discussed the aspects of Globalization in the Supply Chain, creating new levers of business, and evaluation of risk in the present business context. Mr. Debashish Banerjee (VP-Tata Steel Ltd.) touched upon the Carbon Emission problem in the Steel Industry and various sustainable solutions like Carbon Sequestration. Mr. Kaniappan P (MD- ZF Wabco) shared the "Journey of Excellence at ZF Wabco" and reiterated the fact how "Employee Involvement" plays a crucial role in the success of any organization. Mr. Sethuram CG (CEO – Thirumalai Chemicals) spoke on Organisation and Individual - Experiences in Technology Oriented Management and how efficiently to manage the business. Mr. Rakesh Singh(CEO & ED-Mahindra Solarize)reiterated utilizing the untapped potential for Solar energy in India. Dr. Amitabh Saran(CEO- Altigreen Propulsion Labs) shared his unique career path, from being a Project Manager at NASA to founding an organization. He stressed the importance of taking risks in life and the need to solve complex problems. Mr. Vivek Javani(IT Lead-L&T Defence)shared his journey of IT & Digital Transformation in the manufacturing unit of L&T. He stressed the importance of IT infrastructure, Digital Technologies in creating value in Operations. Mr. Sangeet Kumar (CEO – Addverb Technologies) shared how he overcame the challenges he faced in setting up a modern-day digital supply chain.