Line-Up

BK Shivani

Sister Shivani is a well received and well known spiritual teacher across different parts of the world. She is a gold medalist in Electronics & Communication Engineering from the Pune University and an entrepreneur who successfully ran a software company for few years. She is closely associated with the Brahma Kumaris for more than 15 years and is credited with demystifying various dimensions of spirituality and make it accessible for the masses through the flagship program of 'Awakening with Brahma Kumaris' for quite some years now.


Arun Wakhlu

Arun Wakhlu is the author of the award winning book "Managing from the Heart", and founder-chairman of Pragati Leadership. He is the Course Director for a programme on “Ethics in Public Governance”, designed for senior members of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and Indian Police Service (IPS). It is conducted under the auspices of the Initiatives of Change Centre for Governance (ICCfG) New Delhi, India. Arun has a BE from Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi) in Electrical Engineering (76) and a post-graduate diploma course in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad (PGP 80).


Mrityunjay Singh

Mritunjay Singh (Munjay) is the Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer for Persistent Systems. He brings over 20 years of operations experience at startups and large companies in India and abroad in the Financial Service and Insurance, Retail and Manufacturing industries. Munjay has held various senior level positions in Account Management, Delivery Management and Development Center Management at Infosys, Kanbay, S3C and Tata Steel. Munjay has a Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Electronics & Communications from IIT BHU, Varanasi.


Prof. Raj Raghunathan

He earned his PhD from the Stern School of Business at New York University and is currently employed as a professor of marketing at the McCombs School of Business, the University of Texas at Austin. Raj’s work juxtaposes theories from psychology, behavioral sciences, decision theory and marketing to document and explain interrelationships between affect and consumption behavior. Raj’s work has been published in top marketing and psychology journals such as, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Marketing, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Motivation and Emotion, and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. His work has also been cited in the popular press, such as The New York Times, the Austin American Statesman, and Self magazine. Raj was recognized as a Marketing Science Young Scholar in 2005 for his contributions to the field of Marketing, and was recently awarded the prestigious NSF Career Award (for $440,000).


Smita Nair Jain

Smita Nair Jain is the Chief Operating Officer at Barclays Technology Centre (India). She leads Strategic Client Management, Organizational Capability Development & Business Strategy among other responsibilities at Barclays. She has more than two decades of experience in various top tier companies like Accenture, Mphasis, Prudential Insurance & DHL. Smita Jain is a passionate advocate of Civil Rights & Social Action, Education, Environment & Poverty Alleviation with special focus on Children. She is also a Motivational Speaker.


Dr. Pramod Tripathi

Dr. Pramod has helped hundreds of people lose weight; get rid of diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol and thyroid medications through natural changes in habits related to food, exercise and positivity. He is one of the most prominent leaders’ in the field of holistic health and stress management. His basic passion is to help people look and feel younger and he himself is a living example of youthfulness and positivity. Over 40,000 participants in 10 countries and over 140 corporates have benefited from his workshops and consultations.


Dr. Deepak Shikarpur

Deepak Shikarpur an IT Engineer with global repute. He is a Hon. Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Science, Computer Society of India and a Hon. Fellow of Institution of Engineers. Dr Deepak was employed in the IT department of Telco, now Tata Motors from 1985 till July 2000. He single handedly pioneered development and marketing of the Software Product, Turbo Analyst, for bringing discipline in software development life-cycle. He was awarded with Best Software Product award in 1995 by Computer Society of India. He is a technopreneur since August 2001 and is now Director with IT ventures Autoline Design Software Pvt ltd, and Seed Infotech Ltd. He is member of Global Advisory Boards of Saama Tech USA, Quality Assurance Institute inc with offices in 6 countries.


Pravin Karve

Pravin has been associated with The Art of Living for the last 10 years. He is a well known Faculty for the Happiness Program & APEX Program of The Art of Living. Pravin has closely worked with several IT professionals in Pune to help them lead stress free life through the Art of Breathing.

Pravin is a Mechanical Engineer by profession & works as Executive Vice President at Thermax, Pune.


Meera Vaghani

Meera is an avid Yoga follower and devotes a major part of her day in the yoga ecosystem, perfecting the process of yoga and a devout passion of partaking what she has imbibed. Besides her yoga she is a concerned and affectionate mother of two boys. Meera has the blessings of 2 Guru's Dr P.S Das of Kolkata and Guruji BKS Iyenger both of them who have made her the individual she is.

Read more on her @ www.yogawithmeera.com

Program

09:00 – 09:30Registration
 
Emotional Wellbeing
09:30 – 09:45Intro & Opening MeditationSister Shivani
09:45 – 11:00Key NoteSister Shivani
 
11:00 – 11:30Coffee Break
 
11:30 – 12:00Managing inner Environment through BreathPravin Karve
12:00 – 13:00Panel DiscussionSister Shivani, Mrityunjay Singh & Arun Wakhlu
 
13:00 – 14:00Lunch
 
Compassionate Leadership
14:00 – 15:00Conversation CaféArun Wakhlu
15:00 – 15:30Key NoteProf. Raj Raghunath, ISB
 
15:30 – 15:50Coffee Break
 
15:50 – 16:20Creative Exercise - ErgonomicsDr. Pramod Tripathi
16:20 – 17:10Panel DiscussionDr. Deepak Shikarpur, Prof. Raj Raghunath & Smita Jain
 
17:10 – 17:30Closing Meditation by Sister Shivani

Breakout Session(s)

12:00 – 13:00Yoga @ Work by Meera Vaghani (BKS Iyengar Student)
16:20 – 17:10Freedom from Obesity & Diabetes by Dr. Pramod Tripathi
 

Partners

Searce

Searce is a cloud and analytics led business transformation company. It's mission is to create innovative products, improve business processes and deliver transformation.

Searce specialities include logistics analytics, business dashboards, helping companies with go-to-cloud strategy & cloud enablement. Searce has significant domain expertise and proprietary solutions for logistics, e-commerce and freight forwarding companies. They are a team of improvement enthusiasts who are passionate about identifying better ways of doing things!

http://www.searce.com


Pragati Leadership

Pragati Leadership serves clients by unleashing the unrealized potential of Inner Resources and Creative Intelligence. They have seen the humongous potential for Business Breakthroughs arising from this untapped source. Through proprietary solutions like Wholesome Leadership DevelopmentTM, Energized Learning OrganizationTM, Bonding-for-GreatnessTM, etc. they have touched the lives of more than 1,00,000 individuals. Their work is based on Inner Transformation for enhancing Inspiration, Initiative, Integration and Innovation in organizations leading to sustainable business.

Their Board Members, Consultants, and Team Members have a collective experience of over four hundred years of leadership positions in the Industry.

Over the past 25 years, their interventions have resulted in far-reaching benefits for nearly 600 of the biggest corporate names across 18 sectors in 24 countries.

http://www.pragatileadership.com


Brahma Kumaris

Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya, (Brahma Kumaris in short) is a unique, spiritual, value-based educational institution. The Vidyalaya and two institutions created by it, namely Rajyoga Education and Research Foundation, and Brahma Kumaris Academy for a Better World, are dedicated to the goal of establishing a value-based society. They focus on development of human potential, bringing harmony into human relationships and changing the attitudes and outlook of people to promote the spirit of brotherhood, love and co-operation.

http://www.brahmakumaris.com


Barclays

From funding the world's first industrial steam railway in 1819, to unveiling the world's first automated teller machine in 1967, Barclays has had a string of firsts to it's credit in its more than 300 years of history. In India, Barclays plc is one of the largest UK employers with over 14, 000 full time employees. Barclays has an established and diversified presence in the Country through its Corporate and Investment Banking, and Wealth and Investment Management businesses. Through it's subsidiaries - Barclays Shared Services and Barclays Technology Centre India - the Barclays Group employs high-quality talent that supports the bank's global operations and technology development.

http://www.barclays.com


Indian Magic Eye Pvt. Ltd.

‘IMEPL Interactive’ is a young Digital agency working with clients from various sectors since the past 3 years. IMEPL Interactive has successfully engaging & managing various brands, services and products in digital space by strategising brand management on various digital platforms.

They offer services of Digital Brand Engagement with the strategic use and deployment of web and digital solutions with rich user experience, with effective communication as their core fundamental. The right digital strategy at the right time and executed the right way can’t keep even the most ignoramus customer away from your brand.

http://www.imepl.com


Amdocs

Amdocs is a market leader in software and services for service providers in the communications, media and entertainment industry, Amdocs has a more than 30-year track record of ensuring service providers' success and embracing their biggest challenges. It's extensive product portfolio and wide-range of proven services enable service providers to simplify and personalize the customer experience, harness and capitalize on the data explosion, stay ahead of the competition with new digital services and improve operational efficiency.

http://www.amdocs.com


TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs)
Fostering Entrepreneurship Globally

TiE is a non-profit, global community welcoming entrepreneurs from all over the world. They believe in the power of ideas to change the face of entrepreneurship and growing business through their five pillars; mentoring, networking, education, incubating and funding. TiE was founded in 1992 by a group of successful entrepreneurs and is currently the world’s largest entrepreneurial organization out there. With programs like TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) and Mentor Match, they are reaching out and fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs.

http://pune.tie.org


Zensar Technologies

Zensar Technologies is a technology partner of choice for global organizations looking to strategically transform, grow, and lead in today’s challenging business environment. Backed by a strong track-record of innovation, over 7600 associates and footprint in more than 22 global locations, Zensar’s comprehensive range of software services and solutions enable its 400+ forward-looking customers to cross new thresholds of business performance.

The Company has a services portfolio that ranges from the traditional to the transformational - across service lines of Management Consulting, Business Application Services, Enterprise Solutions, Enterprise Collaboration Services, Testing and Assurance Services, BPM and Infrastructure Management Services.

http://www.zensar.com


Digital Upstarts Online Marketing Partner

Digital Upstarts is a digital communication consultancy operating out of Ahmedabad with a mission to build and strengthen the online presence of brands. They provide 360 degree digital marketing services like Social Media Marketing, Search Engine Marketing, Affiliate Marketing, Website Design & Development, etc. The company is successfully led by alumni of prestigious institutes like MICA & EDI.

http://www.digitalupstarts.com

Venue

Suzlon Energy Ltd. – June 7th, 2015

Level-0, Right Wing, Tree Lounge, One Earth Campus City,
Opp. Magarpatta City, Hadapsar, Pune - 411028.

CXO - A Empowering Dialogue...

Creating Structures of Wellness in Organizations

Recognizing the need for promoting Wellness in a holistic manner in the IT companies, we have organized a half-day CXO Dialogue, exclusively for CXOs/decision-makers limited to a 70 participants, by invitation only. This group of like-minded Leaders, which includes Decision makers from Amdocs, Zensar, Infosys, TCS, Cognizant, Barclays and many other leading IT organizations, will be in dialogue about creating structures of wellness for employees and the organizations they lead.

Mission

       to our civilization. It has also been the cause of several social problems previously unknown to man. IT professionals are at the center-stage of experiencing both these extremes offered by technology.
Although the IT industry has been hugely rewarding financially, the intangible rewards of happiness and contentment have not
Many in the industry feel this trajectory is not sustainable and there needs to be a shift ... real soon. The SPIR-IT Summit is created to shift the focus back to the human beings, instead of the human doings.
Led by world-renowned experts in the fields of Health, Leadership, Psychology, Medicine and Consciousness, you will come away with personal strategies to bring about a greater sense of fulfillment and empowerment in your life.

Genesis

During a tour of the Shantisarovar Retreat Center

       the IT Minister of Telangana, KT Rama Rao Jr, was inspired by the Spirituality in IT (SIT) retreats that had been going on for over 3 years.

Upon his request and with the support of HYSEA (Hyderabad Software Exporters Associations),

the Brahma Kumaris have created SPIR-IT Summit at the intersection of Leadership-Technology-Consciousness; the first of its kind in India.