The SPJIMR CWIL Conclave on Rethinking Business: Advancing Wisdom in Innovation and Leadership brought together some of the brightest minds in the industry and academia to discuss the importance of wisdom and innovation in modern business. The conclave featured Prof. Surya Tahora, Executive Director, CWIL, who introduced CWIL and highlighted the importance of interconnectedness in business; a keynote speech by Dr. David Rooney from Macquarie University, who emphasised embracing a more holistic perspective and leveraging wisdom for innovation and growth. Dr. Varun Nagaraj, Dean, SPJIMR, spoke on rethinking business through advancing wisdom in innovation and leadership.
The event also featured two panels. The first panel, ‘Incubating Wise Innovation: Process & Purpose,’ moderated by Dr. Varun Nagaraj, included experts such as KRS Jamwal, Executive Director – Tata Industries, Pranav Kapuria, Managing Director, Hi-Tech Gears Limited, Prof Kannan Moudgalya, Chair Professor – IIT B, and Prof. Ashish Pandey, Associate Professor- IIT B. The second panel, ‘Individual & Organisational Wisdom in Action: Rethinking the Ecosystem,’ moderated by Dr. David Rooney, included Satish Pradhan, Former Group Head, HR, Tata Group, Debabrata Mohapatra, Head -HR, Schneider Electric India, H N Shrinivas, Director, HR, HP Global Delivery India Centres, and Srinivas Adepalli, Founder and CEO, GlobalGyan.
The SPJIMR CWIL Conclave provided an opportunity for thought leaders to discuss the future of business and the role of wisdom and innovation in shaping it.