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BBLF 2023 Sessions - Ninth Bangalore BizLitFest

9.00 am to 10.00 am

Registration and Networking

10.00 am to 10.15 am

Inaugural Session

10.15 am to 10.45 am

An Author's Journey to New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2022 

Dr. Harini Nagendra, Author, Director, Research Centre at Azim Premji University, with

Shinie Antony, Author, Curator, Bangalore Literature Festival

10.45 am to 11.00 am

WiseViews - Lessons from the Game Changers

Sudhakar Rao, Director, ICFAI Group, with

Shankar P, Writer/editor at Knowledge at Wharton, Former Resident Editor, The Economic Times

11.00 am to 11.15 am

Tea | Browsing | Networking

11.15 am to 11.45 am

Dream a Billion Dream and How to Make it Happen

B.V.R. Mohan Reddy, Author of Engineered in India: From Dreams to Billion-Dollar CYIENT, with Mukesh Sud, Associate Professor - Strategy Area, IIM Ahmedabad, Author of Leapfrog: Six Practices to Thrive at Work

11.45 am to 12.30 pm

Work 3.0 – Future of Careers in the AI World

Sameer Dhanrajani, CEO, AIQRATE Advisory & Consulting | President, 3AI | AI Advisor, Author of AI and Analytics: Accelerating Business Decisions

Kavitha Rao, Managing Director, Accenture | Experienced Business Leader in Retail & Consumer | ICF ACC Coach | Speaker & Blogger | Mountaineer & Traveller

and Arvind Tiwary, Futurist, Technopreneur, 

with Kashyap Kompella, Author of Practical Artificial Intelligence: An Enterprise Playbook

12.30 pm to 1.00 pm

The Harsh Secrets of India's Successful Social Entrepreneurs

Nagaraja Prakasam, Author of Back to Bharat: In Search of a Sustainable Future, Start-up Mentor @ IIM Bangalore NSRCEL

with Wilma Rodrigues, Founder and CEO, Saahas Zero Waste

1.00 pm to 1.45 pm

Lunch | Entertainment | Networking

1.45 pm to 2.30 pm

India’s Next Big IT and Tech Story

Kris Gopalakrishnan, Chairman, Axilor Ventures, Co-founder, Infosys, President, ISF, Co-author of Against All Odds: The IT Story of India

with Jayanth N Kolla, Telecom | Deep Tech | Health Care - Technocrat; Consultant; Entrepreneur; Board Member; Global Speaker; Author

2.30 pm to 3.15 pm

Shark Tank and Winning Middle India

Prerna Lidhoo, Author of Shark Tank India: Startup Fundas from the Sharks and Participants and T.N. Hari, Author of Winning Middle India: The Story of India’s New-age Entrepreneurs with Swati Jena, Founder, WriteFor, Author of The Entrepreneur’s Soulbook, Co-author of Diversity Beyond Tokenism, a TEDx speaker

3.15 pm to 3.30 pm

Tea | Browsing | Networking

3.30 pm to 4.00 pm

Rapid New Book Launches

4.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Draw Parallels from Outside and Win Big

Hersh Haladker and Raghunath Anant Mashelkar, Authors of Exprovement: Exponential Improvement Through Converging Parallels

with Prof. Rishikesha Krishnan, Director, IIM Bangalore, Author of From Jugaad to Systematic Innovation: The Challenge for India

5.00 pm to 5.30 pm

Straight Talk

Ashoka Mody, Author of India is Broken: And Why it's Hard to Fix

with Dr. V. Raghunathan, Chair, Bangalore Bizlitfest, Author of Irrationally Rational: Ten Nobel Laureates Script the Story of Behavioural Economics

5.30 pm to 6.00 pm

2023 BBLF CK Prahalad Best Business Book Award Ceremony

Host - Benedict Paramanand, Author, Editor, SustainabilityNext, Co-founder, Bangalore BizLitFest, Co-founder, Greenlitfest

· Award and Talk by the Chief Guest · Acceptance Speech by the Winner · Jury Remarks


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