India Roadshow 2023: Hyderabad Workshop

Hyderabad
Hyderabad

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Speakers for the Hyderabad Workshop:

Deepa Mani

Professor Deepa Mani, Indian School of Business

Professor Deepa Mani works in the faculty of the Information Systems area, and Research Fellow at the Indian School of Business. She was the Executive Director of the Srini Raju Centre for Technology and The Networked Economy at ISB. Deepa’s research interests are at the intersection of technology, organisation, and society. She is interested in studying the organization of IT and IT-enabled business functions in firms, and assessment of the business value of a broad class of IT decisions and interventions. Her research articles have been published in leading academic journals and extensively featured in refereed conference proceedings, edited book chapters, and popular media outlets. Deepa works closely with industry to drive innovation and strategies for the digital economy. She also works closely with the central and state governments to explore the impact of technology interventions in areas such as education, healthcare and urbanization.

Deepa serves as an Associate Editor for Management Science and Information Systems Research. Deepa completed her undergraduate education from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University and her graduate education from Carnegie Mellon University. She received her doctorate degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Aditya Singh

Aditya Singh, Director of Athena School of Management

Aditya Singh is Dean of Athena School of Management in Mumbai, India where he also teaches leadership and differential thinking. He has nearly two decades of experience across the corporate sector, consulting, entrepreneurship, and academia.  

Aditya is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) in London, a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland (FRAS) in London, a Member of Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs in London, and a Member of the OECD Forum Network in Paris. He is also an active Rotarian.  

Aditya sits on the Advisory Board of several start-ups, accelerators, and non-profits across the world with a special interest in firms focussing on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, circular economy, sustainability, and innovation. 

He is a graduate of the Wharton School’s Accelerated Development Program (ADP) and holds an MBA from the S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research in Mumbai.  

Andrew Main Wilson

CEO
AMBA & BGA

Andrew Main Wilson

Andrew is Chief Executive of AMBA & BGA. AMBA accredits 291 Business Schools in 75 countries and provides membership to 60,000 MBA students and graduates in 150 countries.  

Andrew was Chairman of United Nations PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education) for three years, from 2016 to 2018. He commenced his career with Thomson Holidays (now TUI), then the world’s largest travel tour operator.  

He became Marketing and Commercial Director of Thomas Cook and then Sales and Marketing Director of Citibank Diners Club. He subsequently joined the Institute of Directors (IoD) as Chief Operating Officer.  

He has interviewed more than 100 of the world’s most influential leaders in the fields of business, politics, sport, and entertainment, including Bill Gates, Baroness Thatcher, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Jack Welch, Sir Richard Branson, and Sir David Attenborough. Andrew has also visited 178 of the world’s 200 countries, on a global journey to become the first person to visit all 200 countries and tell the story, in images and words, of the most inspiring travel experiences on Earth.  

Victor Hedenberg

Membership Director
AMBA & BGA

Victor is the membership director at AMBA & BGA, responsible for the growth of the business school and student & graduate networks, as well as the services and benefits business school receive upon joining. Having joined AMBA & BGA in 2016, Victor has been involved in numerous successful projects including the AMBA Development Network (ADN), the launch of the Business Graduates Association and its membership and accreditation offering, and the enhancement of the student and graduate membership services offered to AMBA & BGA’s 65,000+ members. He has a strong passion for entrepreneurial management education that emphasises out-of-the-box thinking and responsible management principles.

Victor is a Swedish national educated at Hillsdale College in the US. He holds a degree in economics and business administration. 

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