Guest Lectures

Ascend Guest Lecture Series | Mr. Nishant Gupta, Senior Director of Marketplace Business, Seller Marketing, and Operations | Flipkart

Mr. Nishant Gupta, Senior Director of Marketplace business, Seller marketing and Operations, Flipkart addressed the students of the batch of 2019-21. In this session, he gave the students a glimpse of the work he has done at Flipkart for the past six years, information about vendor & seller management and the fundamentals of problem-solving. He …

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Ascend Guest Lecture Series | Mr. Savi Ahuja, Associate | HSBC

Mr. Savi Ahuja, Associate, Investment Banking at HSBC Global Banking and Markets delivered a guest lecture to the students of IIFT. He has been a senior analyst with the firm for 5 years. He has cleared CFA Level 1 and has in depth knowledge about investment banking domain. He is an enthusiastic and captivating speaker. …

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Ascend Guest Lecture Series | Mr. Paavan Nanda, CEO and co-founder of WinZO Games

On 4th July 2019, Mr. Paavan Nanda, CEO and co-founder of WinZo Games addressed the incoming batch of 2019-21. His colleagues Mohit Sharma and Priyanaka Sihag also took questions from the students. Mr. Nanda walked students through his journey of being an entrepreneur. Starting Zostel from the dorms of IIM Calcutta to starting ZO Rooms, selling …

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Ascend Guest Lecture Series | Mr. Ankur Warikoo, Co-Founder and CEO | nearbuy.com

On 3rd July 2019, Mr. Ankur Warikoo, co-founder and CEO of nearbuy.com, delivered a guest lecture to IIFT students of the 2019-21 batch. In a freewheeling conversation with the students on the topic of “Surviving two years of MBA”, Mr. Warikoo stressed on three points the most, which are not restricted particularly to B-school students …

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Ascend Guest Lecture Series | Mr. Somasundaram Ramasubramaniam, Head (Strategic Initiatives) | Mytrah Energy

The students of IIFT were delighted to host Mr. Somasundaram Ramasubramaniam – Head of Strategic Initiatives at Mytrah Energy for a guest lecture. Mr. Ramasubramaniam started the talk by explaining how we sometimes tend to be fixated about the right answers wherein we should focus more on asking the right questions, developing a mental framework …

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Ascend Guest Lecture Series | Mr. Joydeb Dhar, General Manager (Human Resources) | Tata NYK Shipping Pte. Ltd.

The students of IIFT were delighted to host Mr. Joydeb Dhar, General Manager(Human Resources), Tata NYK Shipping Pte. Ltd. Mr. Dhar talked extensively on the changing perception of the role of Human Resources in the functioning of an organization. He began his talk by opining that in the present day, HR is being seen more …

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Ascend Guest Lecture Series | Prof (Dr.) Manoj Pant | Director, IIFT

The Monthly Seminar Series at IIFT was set in motion with the introductory session graced by Prof. (Dr.) Manoj Pant, Director, IIFT. Prof. Pant spoke in detail on the topic “Keynes, Macroeconomics and the Global Economy: Why Emerging Countries Matter.” The session was a blend of both interaction and information, as Prof. Pant took the …

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Ascend Guest Lecture Series | Mr. Aaquib Hussain, Founder & Director | I And We

IIFT was delighted to host Mr. Aaqib Hussain, Founder and Director, I And We for an exciting and engaging talk about the education system in our country and how his organization is creating products that can bring a change in this area. He started off by talking about the education system that the attendees have …

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Women Emerging in Finance | Goldman Sachs

The students of IIFT were delighted to be a part of the session conducted by Goldman Sachs on “Women Emerging in Finance.” The eminent panellists were Ms. Nidhi Sharma, Vice President- HR Business Partner, Ms. Kavitha Kamath, Vice President- Operations Chief of Staff, Mr. Nelson Jacob, Associate- HR and Ms. Athira Pradeep- Equity Research Analyst …

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Ascend Guest Lecture Series | Mr. Deepayan Sensharma, Director – HR (India, Middle East and Africa) | Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group

The students of IIFT had the pleasure of hosting Mr. Deepayan Sensharma, Director – HR (India, Middle East, and Africa), JLT India for an interactive and informative session. During this thoroughly engaging session, Mr. Sensharma spoke about technological disruptions and the change it will bring about in the workforce. Mr. Sensharma started off the session …

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