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Welcome to the Bangalore Business Literature Festival (BBLF) - a day on which we celebrate the best of business thought and literature in India. With a stellar line-up of speakers, interesting topics, author interactions and a pop-up bookstore, it is set to be a day filled with stimulating conversations, compelling stories and rich takeaways.

Speakers 2019

Alok Kejriwal

Author of 'Why I Stopped Wearing My Socks'

Amar Deshpande

Founder, Gaatha Story

Ameen Haque

Founder, Storywallahs

Amit Goel

Product Head, Amagi

Harish Bijoor

Author of 'Marketing Trends: Smart Insight into The World of Indian Business', CEO, Harish Bijoor Consults

R Jagannathan

Author of 'Jobs Crisis in India'

Mahendra Sharma

CEO, Matrubharti, Vernacular Content Community Digital Media

Malavika Harita

Former CEO, Satchi & Satchi Focus & Founder, Brand Circle

Mukund Rajan

Author of 'The Brand Custodian - My Years With the Tatas', Co-founder, ECube Investment Advisors

NR Narayana Murthy

Co-founder, Infosys, Author of 'A Better India A Better World'

Naveen Valsakumar

CEO, Notion Press

Nistha Tripathi

Author of 'NO SHORTCUTS - Rare Insights From 15 Successful Start-up Founders'

Pradnya Parasher

Co-author of 'The Secret Lives of Organizations - Invisible Rules of Success for the Young Indian Professional'

Priyadharshini SK

Faculty, ICFAI Business School

V Raghunathan

Author of 'Games Indians Play' (Revised Edition), Director, Schulich Business School

Ramya Ranganathan

Adjunct Faculty, IIM Bangalore

Prof. Rishikesha T. Krishnan
Professor of Strategy, IIM Bangalore

Shalini Lal

Co-author of 'The Secret Lives of Organizations - Invisible Rules of Success for the Young Indian Professional'

Sharmin Ali

Founder & CEO, Instoried, Author

Shradha Sharma

Co-author of 'Cut the Crap & Jargon – Lessons from the Start-up Trenches' and Founder, YourStory

Sona Maniar

Author of corporate fiction 'Peasants at a Party & Other Stories'

Sudheesh Venkatesh

Chief People Officer, Azim Premji Foundation

Suresh Narasimha

founder, TELiBrahma, Sensara and MonkeyBox, Board Member, TiE. Currently runs

Varad Rajan Krishna

Co-founder, 100 Open Startups, Startup360 Accelerator

Vikrant Pande

Writer and Literary Translator

Past Author Speakers

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Aakar Patel


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Alan Rosling


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Prof. Anil Gupta

Founder, HoneyBee Network

Aroon Raman
MD, Telos Investments & Technologies
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Devdutt Pattanaik

Prolific Author


Captain Gopinath

Founder, Air Deccan

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Gurcharan Das


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Prof. G. Raghuram

Director, IIM Bangalore

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Dr. Ramachandra Guha


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Rashmi Bansal


Rishiesha Krishnan
Prof. Rishikesha T. Krishnan
Director and Professor of
Strategic Management, IIM Indore
Subroto Bagchi
Subroto Bagchi
Co-founder, Mindtree
Vasanthi Srinivasan
Prof. Vasanthi Srinivasan
Faculty, IIM Bangalore

Past Leader Speakers

Ajay Nanavathi

Ajay Nanavati

Former MD, 3M 

Founder, Grey Gurus

Ankit Nagori
Ankit Nagori
Co-Founder, CureFit, Angel Investor

Atul Satija

Founder & CEO, The/Nudge Foundation

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Harish Bijoor

CEO, Harish Bijoor Consults

Kolluru Krishan
Kolluru Krishan
Chairman, Skills Council
of Green Jobs
Dr. Lalitesh Katragadda

Google Map Maker, Advisor on
AI & Machine Vision

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Madanmohan Rao

Director @


Manish Sabharwal

Chairman, TeamLease

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Mukesh Bansal

Co-Founder, Myntra and

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Naga Prakasam

Angel Investor, Social Entrepreneur and Mentor

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Nikhil Kumar

Fellow at iSpirt Foundation

Sahil Barua

Sahil Barua

Co-founder, e-commerce firm Delhivery

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Vaitheeswaran K

Advisor, Consultant, Mentor


Vinita Bali

MD, Britannia Industries

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Vivek Mehra

MD and CEO, SAGE Publications

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Wilma Rodrigues

Founder, Saahas




Bangalore Business

Literature Festival

30 - 31 October 2020

Past Sponsors

Past Partners

Presented by

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