CNBC TV18 hosts conclave to fete Young Turks

21 Sep,2011

By Akash Raha

CNBC TV18 hosted the Young Turks Conclave in New Delhi on September 20, 2011.  The conclave showcased “The Power of Dreams” through young entrepreneurs and their success stories. The inaugural speech in the conclave was given by MsKiran Majumdar Shaw, Chairman and Managing Director, Biocon.

Other eminent speakers who graced the CNBC TV18 conclave were Mr R Balki, Chairman & CCO, Lowe Lintas India, Film Director; Mr Aditya Ghosh, President, Indigo Airlines; Mr Ajay Jadeja (Former VC, Indian Cricket Team and Commentator and Mr Rajeev Samant (Founder& CEO, Sula Vineyards. All the speakers shared their views and ideas on triumph at the backdrop of their own success story.

Mr Balki said for a long time he did not know what he wanted to become, till he entered the field of advertising, which inspired and enthralled him. Likewise, Mr Jadeja shared his story from his early days in cricket and spoke about his ups and downs. He stressed in the importance of persistence on the path to success. Mr Ghosh charted the struggle Indigo Airlines had to go through to chart their way to success over the past five years. He spoke about the intricacies of the airline industry and gave several examples to drive home his point. Likewise, Mr Samant spoke about one of India’s first and most successful wine companies, Sula, and explained how through immense hard work and hardships it has become a famous name in the wine industry.

One of the biggest entrepreneurs of our time, Mr Kishore Biyani, Group CEO, Future Group spoke last and duly summed up the ethos of the conclave through the story of his own Group. The success story of the group, as portrayed by Mr Biyani, was emphatic to say the least. The day’s event and discussions were moderated by Ms Shereen Bhan, Executive Editor, CNBC TV18.

 

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