NYU Stern Hosts Inaugural India Business Forum in Mumbai on January 11, 2013

  NYU Stern Hosts Inaugural India Business Forum in Mumbai on January 11, 2013

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- December 06, 2012

On January 11, 2013, New York University Stern School of Business will convene
its faculty thought leaders and some of India’s top corporate leaders and
policymakers for a full-day event entitled, “India in the 21^st Century: From
Potential to Progress.” The participants will investigate the unique
opportunities and challenges facing India, an emerging market leader and
driving force in the global economy.

The conference will include sessions on the future of India’s urban growth,
valuation in the Indian context, the impact of corporate governance and
building India’s infrastructure.

“We are driving the conversation around the world about the most pressing
issues that will affect growth in the 21^st century. How India conducts
business, serves its citizens and interacts with the world is a critical part
of this global conversation,” said Geeta Menon, dean of NYU Stern’s
Undergraduate College, and conference host. Dean Menon is among the first
women deans of a top-ranked business school who is Indian-born and was
educated mostly in India.

NYU Stern has meaningful connections with India. More than 300 Stern alumni
live or work in India. At the Stern School, nearly 100 percent of
Undergraduate College business students have at least one global academic
experience, and among their options for global study is a short-term immersion
course, Stern Around the World: India, which includes an academic trip to
Mumbai. Stern also offers a Doing Business in… graduate-level course in India
in which MBA students study its business and culture in the country. According
to the College Board, in India, NYU is the 5^th most searched university
online. Stern’s inaugural India Business Forum aims to deepen ties by
convening faculty, alumni, students, and the Indian business and policy
community to discuss India’s role in 21^st century global economic growth.

NYU and NYU Stern faculty who will participate in the Forum include:

  *John Sexton, President, NYU
  *Geeta Menon, Dean, Undergraduate College, NYU Stern
  *Rohit Deo, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Undergraduate College
  *Aswath Damodaran, Kerschner Family Chair in Finance Education
  *Paul Romer, Professor of Economics and Director of the Urbanization
  *Marti G. Subrahmanyam, Charles E. Merrill Professor of Finance, Economics
    and International Business
  *Arun Sundararajan, Associate Professor, Information, Operations and
    Management Sciences, and NEC Faculty Fellow

Industry leaders and policymakers who will participate in the Forum include:

  *Gautam Bhandari (MBA ’01), Former Managing Director and Head of Asia,
    Morgan Stanley Infrastructure
  *Rama Bijapurkar, Market Strategy Consultant and Independent Director
  *Mihir (Mickey) Doshi (BS ’81), Managing Director and Country Head, Credit
    Suisse Securities (India) Pvt. Ltd.
  *N. R. Narayana Murthy, Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Infosys Limited
  *Sanjay Nayar, Chief Executive Officer and Country Head, KKR India
  *Shri Nandan Nilekani, Chairman, Unique Identification Authority of India
  *Ankur Sahu, Managing Director and Co-Head Asia Pacific, Principal
    Investment Area, Goldman Sachs
  *Sundeep Sikka, President and CEO, Reliance Capital Asset Management Ltd.
  *Venkatraman Thyagarajan (Thyagi), Former SVP & Regional Director,
    GlaxoSmithKline Asia, and Board Member, TCS, Varian Medical Systems Inc.,
    and Murugappa Group

Access the complete conference agenda online.

If you are a member of the media and plan to attend the NYU Stern India
Business Forum, please contact the following to reserve a seat:

Joanne Hvala, jhvala@stern.nyu.edu, 212-998-0995, NYU Stern
Jessica Neville, jneville@stern.nyu.edu, 416-516-7677, NYU Stern
Erin Potter, epotter@stern.nyu.edu, +001 917 699 4252, NYU Stern
Vasudha Rao, vasudha.r@prpundit.com, + 91 9820347118, PR Pundit

NYU Stern will also broadcast the conference via live webcast on January 11,
2013, beginning at 9am IST.

Join the conversation on Twitter using #SternIndia.

About NYU Stern

Located in the heart of Greenwich Village, New York University Stern School of
Business is one of the world’s premier research and teaching institutions. NYU
Stern offers a broad portfolio of graduate and undergraduate programs, all of
them informed and enriched by the dynamism, energy and resources of one of the
world’s business capitals. Follow NYU Stern on Twitter at @NYUStern and find
additional information at www.stern.nyu.edu.


NYU Stern
Joanne Hvala, 212-998-0995
Jessica Neville, 416-516-7677
Erin Potter, +001 917 699 4252
PR Pundit
Vasudha Rao, + 91 9820347118
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