Wharton India Economic Forum – Mumbai Conference on January 5, 2018

Wharton India Economic Forum - Mumbai Conference on January 5, 2018

Wharton India Economic Forum 2017 – 2018 | Four Seasons, Bombay | January 5, 2018

Tickets heavily discounted for early bird, sales end December 5th!

Join us on Friday, January 5th as we dissect the fabric of India’s economy at the 22nd Wharton India Economic Forum: Diversify. Disrupt. Deliver.

We dabble with ideas to diversify governance and human capital, identify trends that will disrupt industry through innovation, and discuss how to deliver impact to society. From policy to media, academia to industry, we bring together India’s top leaders under one roof to discuss the most exciting opportunities and pressing issues.

This year’s slate of speakers continues to grow and promises to be one of our best ever.

Ajay Piramal (Chairman, Piramal group)
Kishore Biyani (CEO, Future Group)
Nitin Chugh (Country Head, Digital Banking at HDFC)
Gopal Sharma (Partner, Bain & Company)
Falguni Nayar (Founder & CEO, Nykaa)
Greg Moran (Co-Founder & CEO, Zoomcar)
Shehnaz Singh Gill (Head of India Operations, The Coca-Cola company)
Eric Bellman ( Deputy Bureau Chief, The Wall Street Journal)
Professor Saikat Chaudhuri and Professor Harbir Singh from The Wharton School,
among several others, will share their unique perspectives on India’s evolving economic landscape.

Ten finalists of our startup challenge will pitch to a panel of esteemed judges including the likes of Rehan Yar Khan (Managing Partner, Orios Venture Partners), Sandeep Murthy (Partner, Lightbox Ventures) and more, to win the Wharton India Startup Challenge award.

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Agenda (subject to change)

Registration – 9:00am to 10:00am

Opening Remarks by Conference Chairs – 10:00 am to 10:15 am

Opening Keynote Address – 10:15am to 10:45am

Panel: Creating Brand Loyalty – Art or Science? – 10:45am to 11:30am

Fireside Chat: Family Business Transitions -11:30 am to 12:15 pm

Lunch and Networking – 12:15pm to 1:00pm

Fireside Chat: The Business of Sports -1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Panel: Role of Infrastructure in the Next Decade -1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Panel: Developing the FinTech Ecosystem – 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Tea/Coffee Break – 3:30pm to 4:00pm

Fireside Chat: The Entertainment Industry – 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm

WISC Grand Finale: Top 3 startup pitches – 4:30pm to 5:15pm

Closing Keynote Address – 5:15pm to 5:45pm

Networking – 6:00pm to 7:00pm


WIEF is attended by over 300 people annually and features renowned speakers who are at the forefront of India’s economic and business growth and development. WISC is conducted as part of WIEF to promote entrepreneurship in India by providing a global platform for startups working on innovative ideas targeted towards the Indian market

The forum receives extensive media coverage in India and in the wider business community. Recent forums have been covered by networks such as CNBC, NDTV, and Bloomberg, broadcast over TV and the Internet, and covered by over 30 journalists and all major publications