Satish Jha has worked at the intersection of technology and management both in global markets and the social space. He has served as a global information management executive with two of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies and as CEO of a consulting firm. A former Editor with The Times of India and the Indian Express Groups in India, Jha also founded, mentored and seeded a couple of dozen social projects with a focus on technology, business strategies and public policy in the areas of universal access to education, healthcare and bridging the digital divide. He is a member of the UN-GAID (United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development), Special Advisor to the Kofi Annan Center and co-chairs the World IT Forum (WITFOR). He studied international affairs at The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy and has an MBA from EDHEC/ Thesues in France. His co-edited work with Leon Strous on “ICTs for Development and Prosperity” was published by IFIP in late 2007. He is currently the Founder Chairman of One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) India Foundation.
A passionate talk where Krushnaa Patil begins with how mountains can be a dangerous place to be and yet she feels safest there. She talks about how a mountaineer needs to be in constant confluence with the conflicting forces of nature. She connects her talk to the current world scenario and states that conflict is […]
Anamika Khanna talks about the constant conflict present between personal style and expensive fashion. She also shares certain incidents from Fashion weeks where innovation turned disasters into huge hits. Her talk revolves around the perceptions of fashion and how a confluence between Western and Indian fashion can be achieved One of the leading fashion designers […]
Ritumoni Das takes us through the history of woman sex workers and about their bewildering current scenario. She talks about how these women are always in a state of conflict, not only with the world around but also with themselves. She gives various ideas through which they can be brought to a state of confluence […]