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MAAD, Delhi organizes Mayo Alumni Summit 2019

01 April 2019 | News

The Summit entailed Panel Discussions, Startup Presentations, Annual Talk, Business Exhibition and Networking opportunities

The Mayo Alumni Association, Delhi (MAAD) organized a first of its kind “Mayo Alumni Summit on 30th March 2019” at The Lalit, New Delhi.

The themes of the first annual summit compromised of sessions on Startups (“Angel Investment Perspectives”), Foodpreneurs (“Business of Food”) and a talk on Healthcare (“Healthcare Today for Tomorrow”).

The Summit entailed Panel Discussions, Startup Presentations, Annual Talk, Business Exhibition and Networking opportunities. The purpose of the Summit was to provide a unique platform for all Mayoites within India and overseas to come together and analyze real world business scenarios, stimulate meaningful discussions, deliberate ideas, exhibit and showcase products/services and network amongst each other.

Charu Sharma (Mayo Alumni) - star Commentator, Compere & Quizmaster compered the evening.

Harmeet Singh, President - Mayo Alumni Association Delhi (MAAD) kicked off the 1st edition of Mayo Alumni Summit 2019 and shared the importance of connecting alumni across industries, geographies and more importantly across business stages from entrepreneurs to established business houses.

Addressing the Mayo Alumni Summit 2019, Lt Gen Surendra Kulkarni, Director Mayo College, spoke about the importance of alumni to engage with current students and inspire them with their experiences and launched an internship program for students of Class 10 to 12 who would get placement across companies run by Mayoites.

The first session, Startups (“Angel Investment Perspectives”) comprised of panelists like Ambarish Raghuvanshi, Ex- CFO, Naukri.com Advisers; Padmaja Ruparel, Co-Founder, Indian Angel Network; Pankaj Karna, Managing Director, Maple Capital Advisors; Siddharth Bindra, Managing Director, BIBA Apparels and Uday Jhamb, Co-Founder & C.E.O., Roadhouse Hostels.

The panelists covered a range of topics from how accepted starting up is today to who to go about funding and importance of picking the right sectors.  

The session on Healthcare (“Healthcare Today for Tomorrow”) was addressed by Dr. Ameet Kishore, ENT Head, Apollo Hospitals; Ashish Gupta, CTO and Business Head, Policybazaar; Dr. Rachna Khanna Singh, TQIW (The Quantum Institute of Wellness) and Dr. Shikha Sharma, Founder & Managing Director, Dr. Shikha’s. The annual talk emphasised on complete wellness or holistic wellness. Modern urban lifestyle and lack of physical activities were identified as the biggest killers in today’s time, accounting for over 80% deaths worldwide.

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