Industry Engagement

Leadership Series

The Leadership Series is an important initiative by Great Lakes towards leadership development in India by enabling the best Business Gurus, Thought Leaders, CXOs and Global Experts to share their knowledge and insights with the decision makers and corporate leaders of the future.

Global Thought Leaders

Every year students get to interact with Renowned Thought Leaders – Business Gurus, Global Academicians and Management Experts. These thought leaders share their valuable experiences and learnings, conduct master classes and guide the students on the path of effective leadership. Here are some of the Global Thought Leaders who have interacted with our students:

Dr. Ram Charan

Dr. Ram Charan
What the CEO wants you to know
World Renowned Business Advisor

VG Narayanan

VG Narayanan
Thomas D. Casserly Jr. Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School

Dr. Hayagreeva Rao

Dr. Hayagreeva Rao
Atholl McBean Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources
Stanford GSB

Sunil Chopra

Sunil Chopra
IBM Professor of Operations Management
Kellogg School of Management

John Bilson

John Bilson
Dean and Endowed Chair Professor of Finance
Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology

Dr. Seenu Srinivasan

Dr. Seenu Srinivasan
Adams Distinguished Professor of Management, Emeritus
Stanford GSB

Industry Engagement

Industry Engagement is a vital part of a business school journey and Great Lakes provides it end to end. Regular guest lectures from CXOs, Functional Heads and Entrepreneurs provide the students a first-hand account of various business challenges, milestones and turning points that these industry leaders have come across and how they have taken innovative steps to transform their organizations. Here are some of the leaders from the industry who have shared their insights with our students:

Indra Nooyi

Indra Nooyi
Former Chairman & CEO
PepsiCo

Nand Kishore Chaudhary

Nand Kishore Chaudhary
Founder
Jaipur Rugs

Dr. Suresh Narayanan

Dr. Suresh Narayanan
Chairman & Managing Director
Nestlé India

Ganesan Ramachandran

Ganesan Ramachandran
Managing Director
Accenture Strategy

Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Chairman & Managing Director
Biocon Limited

Dr. Preetha Reddy

Dr. Preetha Reddy
Vice Chairperson
Apollo Hospital Enterprise Limited

Associations

  • IIT Stuart School of Business
  • BABSON
  • BAUER
  • University of Bordeaux
  • HKUST
  • UMKC
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