Leveraging Technology

For Expanding Business Horizons

Technology is causing serious disruptions to the world of business. Such disruption can be both competitive advantage or a big challenge, depending on how the business approaches technology.

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Preparing the Next-Gen for growth

and continuity of family business

Dr. Mita Dixit will share her views and experiences on what do millennials aspire and think about their family businesses, how to attract them and prepare them to lead the business in the long term, and what the success mantras for long lasting family businesses are.

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SPEAKERS

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Dr. Mita Dixit

Head – Research, Consultancy for the Centre for family managed business at SPJIMR

She also leads Executive Education programs for family business owners, successors, and leaders.
Dr. Dixit is a Family Business Advisor and a certified Management Consultant (ICMCI, USA). She is also a Co-founder of Equations, a management consulting firm based in Mumbai. With about 24 years of experience in the corporate sector and business consulting, she has domain expertise in marketing strategies, market research, and organizational development.
At SPJIMR, she is in charge of Executive Education programs for family business owners-leaders, provide consulting solutions and conduct application research to influence family business practices. She specializes in advising business families to create a unified vision, formulate implementable growth strategies, manage family dynamics, and plan for generational continuity of the business.

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Mr. Narendra Joshi

DGM Tata Teleservices Ltd

Narendra is the Zonal Head for the Mumbai Region at Tata Docomo Business Services. He has vast experience in Telecom Solutions and has worked on several turnkey projects of the State Govt. He has worked in data product development for the brief period of 44 months at Tata Teleservices Ltd. Narendra is a veteran in the industry on telecom solutions for enterprise business.
He has over 16 years of experience in Product Development, Marketing and Sales of which 13+ years have been in telecom.

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Mr. Darshan Shah

Senior Manager, Product excellence at Tally Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Darshan Shah is Senior Manager, Product excellence at Tally Solutions Pvt. Ltd., the leading accounting and ERP software Company in India.
He has over 13 years of wide ranging experience in Tally across various departments - Statutory, Accounts, Customer-care, RnD, Sales and Marketing.
He is a celebrated orator in business circles as well as in CA study circles and has conducted breakthrough seminars for Business owners across India.
He has conducted over 90 sessions for CAs in WIRC in past 6 years. He spearheaded the Business Advisory Program, Excusive for Chartered Accountants across the West zone.

Mr.Nitin Parab

Vice-Chairman PR Council of India- Mumbai Chapter.

Dr. Nitin Parab is a Corporate warrior with over 20 years of experience. Presently he is a CEO and Business Strategic Adviser with Crosslink International And Chrisvinc Consulting Pvt. Ltd. He is also the Strategic Adviser –India Operations to SRE-USA a Waste To Energy solution provider
He is Project Director with I-Watch a not for profit organization He is also associated with Navkar Skills and Training which is part of the Skill India Mission
With Crosslink International he helps organization re structurer themselves on their leadership front by carrying out a Leadership Audit. Also helps organizations get into new age Branding and position themselves for Global Markets
He is an author of 3 Books on Leadership. Namely:- 1. Leadership Learning from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and 2. YOU CEO –Success lessons from Leading CEOs 3.YOU-The Leader
In his role in the Public Domain, he is Chairman of MSME Council ,Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture and also Chairman Publications and Editor Landmark for Indo-American Society

Mr.Vijay Mhaskar

Chief Operating Officer, Quick Heal Technologies.

Vijay Mhaskar is the Chief Operating Officer of Quick Heal Technologies Limited. Vijay is responsible to formulate and drive the overall business strategy with strong revenue accountability and lead programs that deliver value to customers and partners. He drives the sales and business operations across all business verticals providing strategic inputs and direction for building the brand, culture and overall business growth for Quick Heal Technologies. Vijay is credited with 20 years of experience in accelerating engineering processes, transforming innovation culture and leading several successful products. He joined Quick Heal Technologies from Avaya India. Vijay is a Gold Medallist in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Technology from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai. He has worked at various strategical positions in the past.

Mr.Shailendra Agarwal

Managing Director – Veena Industries

He has been born and brought up in Agra where the family business in textiles and Tractor dealerships have existed for a long period.
In 1969 he graduated from IIT KANPUR and came to Pune to work with Philips India Ltd.
He left Philips to become entrepreneur and started SNA Industries as proprietor and then founded Veena Industries in 1980. His younger brother joined him in 1982 and the Agarwal Group emerged as a family owned enterprise.
The group is currently managed by his nephew as part of the succession plan.
Shailendra Agarwal is now invested in a few more successful businesses but is not directly involved in running any of them.
At present he is President of AAIITK Pune Chapter which is known in Pune for organizing the annual Startup Master Class event meant to improve the startup environment in Pune.
He is also a Rotarian and is actively involved in many social projects undertaken by his club.
He has two Sons. The elder son is a professional in USA and the younger son runs a restaurant in Kalyani Nagar and a holds stand-up comedy shows across the country.
His passions are playing Golf & Bridge.

Mr.Nitin Mane

Managing Partner – Hindustan Feeds Manufacturing Company

Promoters: The group is family managed group of companies established in 1988. The Chairman of the group is Mr H.B Mane who is father of Nitin Mane and Sachin Mane. The group has three feed mills located at three strategically important locations in the progressive state of Maharashtra in India.
The first feedmill by the name of ‘Hindustan Feeds Manufacturing Company’ is located at Satara, Dist: Satara. The second feedmill by the name of ‘Baramati Cattlefeeds Pvt. Ltd.’, is located at Baramati, Dist: Pune. And the third one is located in Shrirampur, Dist: Ahmednagar.
Capacities and Turnover: The plants have capacity of 1500 M. tons of pelleted feed per day with turnover over 600 Crores. It is the market leader and largest cattlefeed producer in Maharashtra.
Products: mainly Dairy Feeds. Other speciality feeds manufactured are sheep, goat and bull and horse feeds sold under brand name of ‘Hindustan Feeds’ through its own dealer network

Mr.Nitin Mane

Second Generation Entrepreneur – Hindustan Feeds Manufacturing Company

Maithili Mane is a second generation entrepreneur who has recently joined her father’s business – Hindustan Feeds Manufacturing Company, which is the market leader in cattle feed manufacturing in Maharashtra, and the fourth largest dairy feed manufacturer in India. She is a Bachelor of Feed Science and Management from Kansas State University, USA, and is currently pursuing Post Graduate in Family Business Management from S. P. Jain Institute of Research and Management in Mumbai. Maithili is currently working on projects within her business to improve production efficiency, product quality and development of organization culture.
Maithili was raised in Satara in a small business oriented family. Since middle school, she has participated in leadership development camps organized by the Forum of Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, and was awarded “The Most Active Participant” in all of the camps attended. She has also organized Leadership Development Summer Camps for school children in Universal Knowledge School in collaboration with Rotary Club of Satara Camp. She attended Mona School till Std. 10th and attended college in Y. C. Institute of Science. Following that, she studied Mechanical Engineering in Cummins College of Engineering for Women, Pune till third year, and then switched to Feed Science in USA.

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Mr.Sudhir Singh

Founder Director of Excelict Technology Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

Sudhir is an inspirational leader with more than 25 years of experience in Information Technology both in Government and Private sector. He holds a MBA and Bachelor of Computer Science degree.
Presently working a founder director of Excelict Technology Consulting Pvt. Ltd., he has been associated with Software Technology Parks as jurisdictional in-charge of Rajasthan and other organization in past.
Started career as a Programmer involved in building ERP for a manufacturing organization in CK Birla group. Ever since than has been engaged in architecting and developing Internet based business applications. For past many years he is involved as an outsourcing and offshoring subject matter expert. He has contributed to building business models and transformational plans to many organizations.
Sudhir also has an expert hand at Public Policy, Industry Policy and Trade Policy with special interest in Information Technology domain. He has been pursuing IT adoption for MSMEs with lot of interest.

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Ms. Snehal Jawar

Head - Fund Raise and Business Development (West) – MyCFO

Snehal is a rank-holder Chartered Accountant and has cleared her Level III examinations for the CFA qualification awarded by the CFA Institute, USA.
Snehal has over 12 years experience post-qualification in corporate finance, investment banking and allied areas. She has built a rich repertoire of experience in handling transactions both in the cross-border M&A and VC/PE fund raise verticals.
She has worked with one of the top 6 accounting firms worldwide in their investment banking advisory and with a mid-sized boutique investment bank. She has also done stints in equity research at HSBC and in the corporate planning area at Tata Power. She has handled mandates across industries including consumer, healthcare, F&B, FMCG, manufacturing, e-commerce, logistics, education and financial services, among others.

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Mr. Mukesh Mohan Gupta

He is a member of National Executive Committee of FICCI and also a Co-Chair of MSME Committee of FICCI.

Mr. Mukesh Mohan Gupta is a Chartered Accountant by profession having rich experience in field of Banking, Economics, Auditing, Law etc. Mr. Gupta had served as Independent Director of Dena Bank. Mr. Gupta was appointed as Special Director on the board of Artson Engineering Limited (a subsidiary of TATA Projects Limited), Hindustan Fertilizers Corporation Limited, Madras Fertilizers Limited, JCT Electronics Limited by Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR), Ministry of Finance, Government of India. Mr. Gupta is a member of National Board of MSME, Ministry of MSME, Government of India. He was also nominated as member in Working Group constituted by Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India for recommending the strategy and approach for implementation of the provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 to deal with Insolvency and Bankruptcy in respect of (i) Guarantors to Corporate Debtors, and (ii) Individuals having Business, and drafting related Rules and Regulations.He was also nominated as member of Key Advisory Group on ARC, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India and Key Advisory Group on MSME, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.

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Mr. Gopal Krishna Agarwal

Shri Gopal Krishna Agarwal is National Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party (Economic Affairs).

Shri Gopal Krishna Agarwal is National Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party (Economic Affairs). He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI). He is Economic thinker and writes extensively for newspaper, financial journals and delivers lectures in seminars & conferences. He is a Trustee and a Treasurer of India Policy Foundation (IPF).
He is also a member of the Task Force on MSME Sector by the Ministry of Finance. He is govt nominee on the Central Council of Institute of Company Secretaries (ICSI) and Independent Director on the Board of North Eastern Electric Power Co. (NEEPCO) and Bank of Baroda. Member of Board of Governor at Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (Think Tank of Govt of India). He is also advisor to the Ministry of Water Resources on Namami Gange.
At a young age of 13 yrs Gopal Krishna Agarwal took part in Satyagrah during Emergency in 1975 and was in jail for 3 months. He has initiated various public welfare projects like Jaladhikar, Nagrik Manch, Shree Ji Gausadan and Milk Cooperative Movement amongst many others. His most notable work remains his strategic contribution in Jan Lokpal movement. He has drafted a plan to get back Black Money stashed in Tax Havens abroad.

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    MR. MUKESH MOHAN GUPTA

    He is a member of National Executive Committee of FICCI and also a Co-Chair of MSME Committee of FICCI.

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    MR. GOPAL KRISHNA AGARWAL

    Shri Gopal Krishna Agarwal is National Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party (Economic Affairs)

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“Leveraging Technology For Expanding Business Horizons”

Technology is causing serious disruptions to the world of business. Such disruption can be both competitive advantage or a big challenge, depending on how the business approaches technology. Businesses that leverage the latest technological developments to develop cutting-edge solutions that improve their workings or deliver better products and services to their customer stand to reap rich rewards.

“Preparing the Next-Gen for growth and continuity of family business”

Today families in business are finding a big challenge to attract and induct their millennial generation in the business. The business landscape is changing fast in India. Business owners and promoters have to remodel their businesses and organizations for long term survival.Dr. Mita Dixit will share her views and experiences on what do millennials aspire and think about their family businesses, how to attract them and prepare them to lead the business in the long term, and what the success mantras for long lasting family businesses are.

SME Success Stories

India has had a long tradition of entrepreneurship and the Indian entrepreneurs have contributed immensely to the country’s economic progress and international standing. These SMEs are critical to the growth of Indian economy. In accordance with its importance, the Indian Government has undertaken multiple initiatives to support the small-scale sector. Even as the importance of the SME sector is widely acknowledged, there is also the realization that the sector can grow even faster with enhancements in marketing, finance, skills development and technology. Further, there is a need to highlight the success stories of high-performing SMEs, such that it acts as a source of motivation for new entrepreneurs.

ROUTE PLAN

  • Nashik 18th Jan 2018
  • Thane 25th Jan 2018
  • Pune
  • Nagpur
  • Ahmedabad
  • Banglore
  • Hyderabad
  • Chennai
  • Delhi / NCR
  • Ludhiana
  • Indore
  • Kolkata
THANE
25th Jan 2018
NASHIK
18th Jan 2018
Nagpur
8th Feb 2018
AHMEDABAD
15th Feb 2018
BANGLORE
21st Feb 2018
HYDERABAD
23rd Feb 2018
CHENNAI
9th Mar 2018
PUNE
18th Jan 2018
DELHI-NCR
16th Mar 2018
LUDHIANA
27th Mar 2018
INDORE
20th Mar 2018
KOLKATA
23rd Mar 2018

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