|[December 06, 2012]
NYU Stern Hosts Inaugural India Business Forum in Mumbai on January 11, 2013
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
On January 11, 2013, New York University Stern School of Business will
convene its faculty thought leaders and some of India's top corporate
leaders and policymakers for a full-day event entitled, "India in the
21st Century: From Potential to Progress."
The participants will investigate the unique opportunities and
challenges facing India, an emerging market leader and driving force in
the global economy.
The conference will include sessions on the future of India's urban
growth, valuation in the Indian context, the impact of corporate
governance and building India's infrastructure.
"We are driving the conversation around the world about the most
pressing issues that will affect growth in the 21st century.
How India conducts business, serves its citizens and interacts with the
world is a critical part of this global conversation," said Geeta Menon,
dean of NYU Stern's Undergraduate College, and conference host. Dean
Menon is among the first women deans of a top-ranked business school who
is Indian-born and was educated mostly in India.
NYU Stern has meaningful connections with India. More than 300 Stern
alumni live or work in India. At the Stern School, nearly 100 percent of
Undergraduate College business students have at least one global
academic experience, and among their options for global study is a
short-term immersion course, Stern Around the World: India, which
includes an academic trip to Mumbai. Stern also offers a Doing Business
in… graduate-level course in India in which MBA students study its
business and culture in the country. According to the College Board, in
India, NYU is the 5th most searched university online.
Stern's inaugural India Business Forum aims to deepen ties by convening
faculty, alumni, students, and the Indian business and policy community
to discuss India's role in 21st century global economic
NYU and NYU Stern faculty who will participate in the Forum include:
Sexton, President, NYU
Menon, Dean, Undergraduate College, NYU Stern
Deo, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Undergraduate College
Damodaran, Kerschner Family Chair in Finance Education
Romer, Professor of Economics and Director of the Urbanization
G. Subrahmanyam, Charles E. Merrill Professor of Finance,
Economics and International Business
Sundararajan, Associate Professor, Information, Operations and
Management Sciences, and NEC (News - Alert) Faculty Fellow
Industry leaders and policymakers who will participate in the Forum
Bhandari (MBA '01), Former Managing Director and Head of Asia,
Morgan Stanley Infrastructure
Bijapurkar, Market Strategy Consultant and Independent Director
(Mickey) Doshi (BS '81), Managing Director and Country Head,
Credit Suisse Securities (India) Pvt. Ltd.
R. Narayana Murthy, Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Infosys (News - Alert) Limited
Nayar, Chief Executive Officer and Country Head, KKR India
Nandan Nilekani, Chairman, Unique Identification Authority of India
Sahu, Managing Director and Co-Head Asia Pacific, Principal
Investment Area, Goldman Sachs
Sikka, President and CEO, Reliance Capital Asset Management Ltd.
Thyagarajan (Thyagi), Former SVP & Regional Director,
GlaxoSmithKline Asia, and Board Member, TCS, Varian Medical Systems
Inc., and Murugappa Group
Access the complete
conference agenda online.
If you are a member of the media and plan to attend the NYU Stern India
Business Forum, please contact the following to reserve a seat:
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212-998-0995, NYU Stern
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+001 917 699 4252, NYU Stern
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NYU Stern will also broadcast the conference via live webcast
on January 11, 2013, beginning at 9am IST.
Join the conversation on Twitter (News - Alert) using #SternIndia.
About NYU Stern
Located in the heart of Greenwich Village, New York University Stern
School of Business is one of the world's premier research and teaching
institutions. NYU Stern offers a broad portfolio of graduate and
undergraduate programs, all of them informed and enriched by the
dynamism, energy and resources of one of the world's business capitals.
Follow NYU Stern on Twitter at @NYUStern and find additional information
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