Samavesh the annual business-academia conclave organised by SPJIMR Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) participants in its 2022 edition featured a wide range of industry leaders and professionals for a series of four conclaves namely Operations and Supply Chain Conclave; Finance Conclave; Information Management Conclave and Marketing Conclave. Learn more about Samavesh 2019,  Samavesh 2018, and Samavesh 2017.

Watch the event videos:


  • Abhinav Sinha

    Operations and Supply Chain Conclave

    Head of Control Tower and Supply Operations, Michelin

  • Manish Garg

    Head – Supply Chain Practice, Thoucentric

  • Naveen Upadhyay

    VP, Professional Services, Blue Yonder

  • Ravi Shrivastava

    Sr Strategic Services Director, Blue Yonder

  • Rohit Parvatikar

    Senior Director, Supply Chain Management, Capgemini

  • Sriram PS (Keynote Speaker)

    Joint Executive President, UltraTech Cement
    Finance Conclave

  • Gaurav Varshney

    Vice President – Business, Paytm

  • Khilan Haria

    SVP and Head of Payments Product, Razorpay

  • Manish Daswani

    Senior Director, Visa

  • Tanushree Bagrodia

    Chief Financial Officer, Laxmi Organic Industries Ltd

    Information Management Conclave

  • A. R. Vishwanathan

    COO & Member of Board, Vara Technology

  • Kunal Jain

    Chief Product Officer, JSW One Platforms Ltd.

  • Mandar Kulkarni

    Chief Product Officer – Cloud, Jio Platforms Ltd.

  • Pratik Singh

    Solution Sales – Creator & ERP Workflows – India, ServiceNow

  • Ramesh Lakshminarayanan (Keynote Speaker)

    CIO , Group Head IT HDFC Bank

  • Vishal Shrimankar

    A leading global banker
    Marketing Conclave

  • Abhishek Thakur

    Head – Marketing and Digital Transformation, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories

  • Anand Ramachandran

    Head- Sales Marketing & CRM – West India, Prestige Group

  • Swapnil V. Karnik

    Vice President – International Sales and Business Development, Taram Textiles

  • Utham Gowda

    Founder & CEO, Captain Fresh

Event Agenda

  • Operations and Supply Chain Conclave

    Intelligent Supply Chains the theme for the Operations and Supply Chain Conclave presented and discussed why intelligent supply chain is imperative to overcome the Supply Chain disruptions witnessed in the recent past and meet the unprecedented challenges. The conclave gave relevant insights about the challenges in implementing an intelligent supply chain concerning cost, data sharing, and security and how to identify suitable models of data handling for an intelligent supply chain.

  • Finance Conclave

    The theme for Finance Conclave was FinTech – Technology Enabled Finance which highlighted how FinTech has unsurprisingly become one of the most important characteristics of today’s economy and finance and addressed important questions including:
    Which sectors of the economy or industry are Fintech expected to have a significant impact on?
    What are the challenges or hurdles expected in the next stage of growth path of FinTech? What are some of the specific skillsets that would be expected for job-seekers in the FinTech space?

  • Information Management Conclave

    Next Gen Organizations – Future Proofing with Technology was the theme for the Information Management Conclave which discussed how the combination of Artificial Intelligence, IoT and Advanced Analytics has been fuelling the growth of not just technology companies but rather the overall industry value chain and shared insights about the way forward highlighting the objective for organisations should be ready for many different possible futures that could unfold and the sustainability challenges that come along with this paradigm shift.

  • Marketing Conclave

    The Marketing Conclave discussions addressed several questions regarding the theme, “The digital landscape and new challenges for sales” where industry leaders shared personal insights on grappling with challenges and opportunities that digitisation has brought for their organisations.


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