According to a press release issued by IIT-H, on the first day of the E-Summit, TN Hari, human resources head of BigBasket spoke about the importance of asking questions, being crystal clear in the plan and motive of a company and refrain from taking shortcuts, or “jugaad”.
On day 2, Omkar Rai, director general of STPI mentioned that people in mass have shown keenness to adopt technology, and have been working to impart education, banking and medicine and that Indians have a great zeal towards entrepreneurial ideas.
Speaking about social entrepreneurship, Kiran DM, chief executive officer (CEO) of ONGC Foundation stated that social enterprise is a combination of passion and solution, and there is a mind-shift needed to resort to greener means of production and consumption.
Last day of the E-Summit began with a Fireside Chat with the CEO of Tekion Jay Vijayan. He gave a lot of interesting insights into how to build a big company through hard work. “I hire people who are smarter than me as it would make me look good as a manager, and make the delegation work easier,” said Tekion.
The three-day long event concluded with a prize distribution ceremony, where the names of the winners of the five competitions conducted during the E-Summit were announced.