We invite speakers who are the industry?s best and who would enlighten the audience with their vast knowledge and experience. Listening to these speakers would not only be a sheer delight but would facilitate knowledge sharing and a learning experience.
The conference would provide a forum to initiate a dialogue and enlighten the participants on creating a competitive edge for their business organizations with the help of responsible management practices of your company.
Vijay Kapur a Senior CSR Consultant in Kuala Lumpur and has over 20 years of experience working in the field of social responsibility, reputation management and strategic communication. He is an MBA with Merit from University of Nottingham and received a Distinction in his Management Project on CSR. He had the opportunity of studying CSR under stalwarts in the world. He is author of ?Essentials in Corporate Social Responsibility? and ?21 Best Global Case Studies on Responsible Management?.
He has also gained his Diploma in Public Relations from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, UK. He has a Diploma in Marketing Management from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies and an Advanced Certificate in marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK. His expertise and knowledge in the field of CSR has resulted in competitive advantage and bottom line growth for his clients. He is pursuing his PhD in CSR.
Enakshi Sengupta is a CSR and Communication specialist with over 15 years of experience. She is an MBA with Merit from the University of Nottingham. She received a Distinction in her Management Project on CSR. She gained her Diploma in Public Relations from The Chartered Institute of Public Relations, UK. She has done her Masters in English Literature from Calcutta University, a Bachelor?s degree in English Honours from St. Xavier?s College, Calcutta and a Bachelor?s Degree in Education from Calcutta University. She is the co-author of Essentials in Corporate Social Responsibility and ? 21 Best Global Case Studies on Responsible Management?.
She also has expertise in the field of marketing acquired through a Diploma in Marketing Management from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies and an Advanced Certificate in Marketing from The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), UK.
Dr. Rana Singh is an MBA (Gold Medalist) with specialization in Finance and a Ph.D. in Management. He has over 13 years of experience in academics, research, consulting, training, academic planning and administration including setting up and promoting private university and technical institutions approved by regulatory bodies on turnkey basis.
A well known career counselor and motivator Dr. Rana (35) wrote two books Insurance: Master Stroke Investment and How to Organize Successful Press Conference. He has conducted various MDPs particularly in Finance, Insurance, Portfolio Management and Equity Research.
He has provided consultancy to various corporate entities in the area of financial management, technology enabled initiatives, e-commerce and related areas. He has published books, journal, articles in various Indian and Canadian dailies, magazines, articles in national journals, case studies and has contributed as an editor of international management journal listed in Cabell?s Directory, USA. He has been guiding various research scholars pursuing Ph.D. in Management under his supervision. He was editor of leading research journal ?Delhi Business Review?.
Anil is Independent Consultant and Social Entrepreneur working in the domain of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility), ICT4D and Inclusive Education for the last two decades at regional and global levels.
After spending initials years in IT industry, he moved forward in ICT4D ((Information & Communication Technology for Development)sector for developing digitally empowered & knowledge based society. He has been instrumental in promoting and advocating for the promotion of ICT as human right at policy level with Govt., Civil Society Groups, INGOs and academia. He got opportunity to have professional associations with multilateral agencies e.g. UN-ESCAP, WSIS/ITU, UNESCO, Panos South-Asia, GKP, GCNP etc. and was invited as speaker CQU, Ballarat university/Australia, GB Pant Agriculture, IIT/Roorkee, BHU/Varanasi, HNB Garhwal and Doon University etc.
Presently Anil is heading and promoting regional ?Sustainable Development? platform under ?Green Earth Alliance? in South Asia for CSR related awareness, capacity building and lobbying with Govt., Corporate World, B-Schools and other stakeholders.
He is also involved as CSR Consultant with ?CBI, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Govt. of Netherland? and ?FICCI- Aditya Birla CSR Centre for Excellence? and helping Indian and Dutch companies to handle their CSR framework and integrate this as strategic tool for inclusive business growth.
Anil?s projects on ICT4D, CSR, Livelihood are well recognized globally and his research papers are published in International universities and got opportunity to co-author a book on ?Closing the Digital Divide? for ?Green-Wood Publication/USA?.
A vagabond by spirit, he loves travelling; meeting various indigenous groups/communities, enjoys Indian music, reading, writing and not forgetting his responsibilities towards the society with special interest to interact/talking with young learners.
Kartikeya Kompella is a well-known expert in the field of branding. He is working as a Vice President with Lowe Lintas + Partners, one of India?s largest and most respected advertising agencies. He looks after the Agency?s thought leadership initiatives. He has 21 years of experience across a spectrum of roles in the areas of advertising; brand consulting, Direct Marketing (DM) and Customer Relations Management (CRM).
An MBA from Osmania University, Kartikeya has worked with well known organizations such as MAA Bozell, Equitor Consulting, Timex Watches Ltd, JWT to mention a few.
He is the author of two much respected books on branding ?Applying The Branding Iron? and ?Building Brands Building Meaning?. He has written for various websites and magazines including www.brandchannel.com , www.allaboutbranding.com , www.virtualbulldog.com , Brand Strategist (UK), Business World, Business Today online. He is currently working on a book on cause related branding.
Kartikeya conceptualized and implemented India?s first survey of consumer attitudes towards CSR for Lowe Lintas + Partners along with Cross Tab and MSN. He believes that brands can save the world if they are directed properly.
His speaking interest is the ?Branding Opportunity that CSR Offers?. He encourages more corporate to do CSR by showing them how consumers and other stakeholders prefer brands that do CSR to brands that don?t.
Kartikeya has spoken at several forums (Indian and international) on various topics. He spoke at the ESOMAR ARF Conference on online measurement in Athens in 2001. He spoke at the Brandspoint Conference on CSR in Ukraine in 2006. In 2011 he spoke at the Loyalty Summit in Mumbai and later that year he spoke at the 10th AFCSR Conference on CSR in Manila.
Robins Duncan is with Habitat for Humanity India. He heads the Mumbai and Western region of Habitat for Humanity India in the capacity of Director HRC, Leading the Programmes, Resource Development, Administration and Volunteer Development for the organization. Habitat for Humanity India is an INGO with a focus on building Simple, Decent, Affordable Housing in partnership with people in need.
He has over 2 years experience working with INGOs like World Vision India and Habitat for Humanity India and over 20 years in middle and senior positions with Public and Private Sector companies in the Life Insurance and Financial Services, having worked in the areas of Marketing, Communications and Administration, building Brands and leading Strategic initiatives.
Robins is an Honours Graduate in Psychology and a Post Graduate in Advertising & PR.
He has a heart and mind for the Social Sector and is widely connected with various Corporate groups, Service Organizations and Networks in the area of CSR and Social Development across India and abroad. He is involved in various forums and has spoken on many platforms.
He is interested and speaks on the Human Engagement and Experience in doing CSR and also the relevance and necessity for Affordable Housing for people in need.