On 21 November, BASCCON 2019, Great Lakes first-ever Business Analytics, Supply Chain and Consulting conference took place. Several eminent speakers from top organizations participated and addressed on the theme 'Transformational challenges in The VUCA world‘.
The event witnessed participation of Guests Mr Santosh K Misra IAS, CEO Tamil Nadu eGovernance Agency and Commissioner – eGovernance, Mr Rajan Sethuraman, CEO Latent View Analytics, Mr Narayanan Ramaswamy, Partner and Head, Education KPMG, Mr Srinivasan Sundararajan Technology Advisor, GAS Technologies, Mr Anurag Mehrota, President & MD, Ford India, Dr K Ganesh, Global Lead, Supply Chain Management, McKinsey, Dr Uppiliappan Gopalam, Chief Operating Officer, Kals Group, Dr Anbu Rathinavel, Partner Chief Design Officer, Intellect Design Arena Head – School of Design Thinking, Mr Shailu Tipparaju, Chairman, Colosseum Group, Mr Amardeep Devadason, Senior Vice president Global Outsourcing Solutions, R.R. Donnelley, Mr Anand, Vice President & Head Global Innovation Centre, Frost & Sullivan and Mr Anantha Sayana, Chief Digital Officer, Larsen & Toubro.
Program Director, MBA Business Analytics, Dr Vaidy Jayaraman welcomed the gathering and briefed about the theme of the conference and its importance in the present and coming years. Welcoming the gathering, Dr Bala V Balachandran, Founder, Chairman & Dean Emeritus, said, 'Great Lakes is the very first B-School to introduce business analytics as majors'. Dean Dr Suresh Ramanathan addressed the gathering and signed an MoU to collaborate on research pertaining to analytics and emerging technologies such as blockchain, IoT, and Artificial Intelligence. Prof. Sridhar Narayanan, Convener of the conference delivered the vote of thanks.