Great Lakes hosted TEDxGLIMChennaion the theme – Eclectics
Great Lakes Institute of Management hostedTEDx event at its Campus in Chennai.TEDx is an independently organized event that brings the community together to share a TED-like experience. Under the theme – ‘Eclectics’, TEDxGLIMChennai featured local voices from diverse backgrounds who discussed on groundbreaking ideas that could reshape tomorrow’s landscape. The event sponsors included Infotrellis and Instant Karma.
The occasion started with a cake – cutting fête by Dr. Bala V Balachandran, Founder, Dean & Chairman, Great Lakes Institute of Management and Dr. VaidyJayaraman, Associate Dean, Great Lakes Institute of Management.
The Speakers at TEDxGLIMChennai were:
- Marta Vanduzer – Marta Vanduzer Snow is a PhD student from the US (Rutgers University) working in villages in Uttar Pradesh, India for the last four years in the areas of education, health care, and infrastructure - organic farming, water, power, transport. She is currently exploring the ways in which these three areas overlap, their connections and how collaboration can be leveraged up on - for the greater good.
- Prof. R L Shankar – Shankar is a full-time Professor of Finance and Analytics at Great Lakes Institute of Management. He offers Masters and Doctoral courses on Risk management, Financial derivatives, Algorithmic Trading, Fixed income and credit markets, Financial Risk Analytics, Financial engineering, Financial modeling etc. He is also a visiting faculty at IIMs such as IIM Kozhikode, IIM Trichy, and IIM Ranchi.
- Mudit Dani – Mudit Dani is an International Level Table Tennis Player. He has won rich accolades for his country. He has represented India 19 times and won 22 medals for the country (5 Gold, 5 Silver and 12 Bronze).
- Mehak Sagar –MehakSagar is the Co-founder of WedMeGood - India's most popular wedding planning portal. She leads online content, social media and digital marketing of WedMeGood.
- Amitesh Pandey – Presently a marketing major at Great Lakes Institute of Management, Amitesh Pandey is an all-rounder with keen interest in academics and sports such as Football and Table Tennis. Apart from being an avid reader, he is a firm believer and a keen observer in the power of nature and strength of human emotions.
- Bosskey – Bosskey is an Indian film actor, Radio Jockey, Television anchor, stand-up comedian and film critic working in the Tamil film and media industry. He has anchored TV shows such as ‘HariGiri Assembly’ and ‘SiriGiri Station’ in Jaya TV and appeared in some Tamil films mostly in comedy roles.