Time with Corporate Heroes, an initiative of CLAP-ISB which is a ‘melting pot’ of academia and industry was held on 17th November, 2018 at Taj Vivanta – Whitefield. The occasion was graced by five eminent and successful individuals from the corporate world.
Shivakumar Venkateshwaran – CHRO – IIMB, Former GM, People Office, South Zone Future Group and Former Director HR ISB.
Deena Jacob – CFO, Open Financial Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Former CFO – Tapzo & Taxi for Sure, CIMA most influential CFO awardee.
Manoj MM – Manager – Learning and Development Wipro, Former Indian Navy official, former trainer with Landmark worldwide.
Mukunda Kumar – Senior Director – SAP & Analytics, NTT Data, Head SAP at Collabera, Leader EY Kerala Mentor – IIM K.
Prashanth Banerjee – CEO, Gilada Finance and investments Ltd. Former Micro Finance Pvt. Ltd, Former AVP of YES Bank.
Time With Corporate Heroes
Our students were divided into 5 groups. Each group had a chance of interacting with corporate heroes for a time span of 20 minutes.
The students made the best utilization of the opportunity and asked wide range of questions covering different aspects and verticals of the corporate world.
Questions asked covered Human Resources, Marketing, Finance etc. Other queries covered challenges while starting and building a career in the corporate, qualities sought out in the corporate world etc.
Some of the key takeaways from the event for the students were that corporate world currently is looking for individuals who can work in multicultural environment and employees who come up with innovative ideas.
The students were overjoyed as they got answers based on the real time experience of the corporate heroes.