26 Dec 2019 19:21 IST

TEDxIIMBangalore ‘LEAP into the future’

Experts from diverse backgrounds shared ideas at the one-day event

Themed ‘LEAP (Learn, envisage, assimilate and perform) into the future’, IIM Bangalore hosted TEDxIIMBangalore on December 21. The aim was to provide a window into the future by understanding how our actions in different domains would shape it. Another objective was to capture the interplay of different contemporary fields and envision how these interdependencies would evolve in the coming decades.

Expert talk

Experts from diverse backgrounds shared ideas at the one-day event. Tejasvi Surya, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, and lawyer, discussed urban mobility crisis and need for an exclusive legislation for Bengaluru. While Ashwarya Singh, Co-founder and CEO, Drivezy, spoke on ‘The transformative power of sharing in India: the next billion users’; Dr Jyoti Parikh, Executive Director, Integrated Research and Action for Development (IRADe), spoke on ‘India and global negotiations on climate change’.

Playback singer and Padmashri awardee Kavita Krishnamurthy shared her thoughts on ‘How music inspires leadership’, and film trade analyst Komal Nahta gave an insight on ‘How movies teach you language of business’. The event witnessed Pragnya Mohan, athlete and chartered accountant, speak on ‘Business lessons from sports’, and Soumya Choudhury, Co-founder and Partner, Visilogix, who is an alumnus of IIM-A and IIT-B, shared his views on ‘Blockchain in supply chain’.