After a grand success of session 1 of the 4th edition of Leadership Summit 2020, IIT Kharagpur is all set to organize the next session on 19th December 2020. The event will be completely conducted on an online platform where professionals and industry experts guide the aspiring students of IIT Kharagpur with the virtue of leadership. 


The event is mainly centred around the theme of “Innovation, Digitalization, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership Culture”. As technology is advancing, the world is changing and progressing faster than ever, corporates have to stay ahead of the game through innovation and creativity. These two elements allow organizations to find new ways to operate their businesses. This theme will feature how unicorns adopt the innovation process and how they cultivate innovation and creativity internally within their organizations. Visual thinking, open innovation are all part of the process. Some topics include the things that drive human motivation,  open innovation and the virtue of entrepreneurship that gives a stimulus to the young and ignited minds of the nation. The said event is featuring some of the most eminent Alumni of IIT Kharagpur who have an immense and unparalleled contribution to the field of digitization technology and entrepreneurship. The panel includes-

  • Apurva Kumar Sinha(Aerospace Engineering, 2002) – Director, Cognizant & Industry CTO, Hitachi Vantra
  • Bhaskar Majumdar(Mechanical Engineering, 1989) – Founder & Managing Partner, Unicorn India Venture
  • Inderjeet Singh(Telecommunication Engineering, 2003) – Former Director & CISO, Indian Army & Former Chief Telecom Officer at United Nations
  • Mohan Silaparasetty(E & ECE, 1990) – Technology Head, Times Professional Learning &  Co-Founder &  CEO, Trendwise Analytics
  • Ram Bhamidi(1996) – Co-Founder and CEO, Circus Social 
  • Joyjeet Maity(Industrial Engineering and Management, 2007) – Vice President at Moglix


Growing a career hasn’t been easy for anyone but it has been worth the effort. The Leadership Summit is an opportunity to access a wealth of leadership insight from world-class alumni of IIT Kharagpur ready to equip and inspire a new generation of youth. When you grow in your leadership and use your influence for good, you can strengthen your relationships, maximize the impact of your church, business or organization, or ignite transformation in your community! The event will commence at 6 pm with the best minds of the nation converging and discussing a cause empowering the nation as a whole. The link to the event will be mailed to the registered audience before the event.

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