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Panel Discussion held on- Our Evolving Digital Futures

17 Dec 2022

Yesterday, Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence organized a panel discussion on the topic ‘Our Evolving Digital Futures: Implications for Business and Society’. Joined by a panel of esteemed speakers, Raghu Sundaram, Dean, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, NYU, Pradeep Chintagunta, Joseph T. and Bernice S. Lewis Distinguished Service Professor of Marketing, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Rishikesha Krishnan, Ram Charan Chair Professor in Innovation and Leadership, and Director, IIM Bangalore, and Alok Kshirsagar, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company, the discussion steered from sharing insights on cryptocurrency to Indian business environment, how digitalization has led to cultural transformation among consumers, among others. Dr. Bibek Banerjee, Dean, School of Management & Entrepreneurship, Dean, Academy of Continuing Education, University Professor of Marketing, Strategy and Economics, Director, University Strategy & Planning moderated the discussion. While talking about cryptocurrency in detail during the discussion, Dr. Sundaram also added, “Let’s not say that Google and Facebook have ‘data’; they have consumers’ ‘consent’ to use data,”. Dr. Chintagunta, said “Digital has dramatically increased linkages between firms and consumers. It has also led to cultural transformation among consumers,”. Appreciating the Indian business environment, Dr. Krishnan said, “Jugaad doesn’t imply shortcuts but something that displays a kind of creativity”. Opining on the different markets, Mr. Kshirsagar said, “Consent-based architecture sets the Indian market apart from the US And China market.” The event also saw the presence of Shiv Nadar, Founder and Chairman Emeritus of HCL Technologies and Founder of Shiv Nadar IoE and Shiv Nadar Schools, and Kiran Nadar, Trustee of Shiv Nadar Foundation and Founder of the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art.