Monthly Archive:: October 2010

Nandan Nilekani@What it would take to realize ‘Dream India’

Recently, at the NASSCOM Infrastructure Management Summit at Bangalore, Nandan Nilekani delivered the opening keynote on the second day. For one, he floored the audinece by his matter-of-fact delivery. But the reason why his keynote stood apart from a typical opening keynote, was that at a conference that was still deliberating upon the ‘why and how’ of the cloud, he spoke about the UID project that could very well be one of the biggest projects to have umpteen applications sitting on the cloud. It was theory vs Practical! more

Dr. Michael L. Tushman

This year again, participants will have a special treat served from the Harvard Business School – Professor Michael Tushman. For me it is a double privilege after playing host to Prof David Garvin last year.  I am sure we are in for a double treat ! more

John Sculley: The Brand Builder

What do Pepsi and Apple have in common? more

Raghuram Rajan: The Logic Warrior

Come October 27 and Raghuram Rajan may walk away with the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2010 for Fault Lines.  But on that front, I am afraid, it is as much speculation on my part, as there is in the financial world on whether or not the depression and doom is behind us all. more