Day 1 - October 30, 2020, 4 pm to  8.00 pm

4 pm to 4.30 pm

 

Keynote

Welcome and Introducing the speaker by V Raghunathan, Chair, Bangalore Business Literature Festival

 

4 30 pm to 4.45 pm

 

Branding Challenges in a Polarised World

 

Sudhakar Rao, Director-Branding, ICFAI Group

4.45 pm to 5.15 pm

 

Entrepreneur Professionals – A Well-kept Secret of Big Businesses & How to Grow This Tribe in India

 

Sudhir Sitapati – Author of The CEO Factory: Management Lessons from Hindustan Unilever, VP, Hindustan Lever Ltd

 

In Conversation with Srinivasa Addepalli, co-founder of GlobalGyan, former chief strategy officer, Tata Communications

5.15 pm to 6.15 pm

 

The Fugitives’ Saga

 

K Giriprakash – Author of The Vijay Mallya Story, Chief of Bureau Hindu Businessline 

 

Pavan C Lall – Author of Flawed: The Rise and Fall of India’s Diamond Mogul Nirav Modi, Senior Journalist

 

Tamal Bandyopadhyay – Author of Sahara: The Untold Story, senior journalist

 

In conversation with – Shankar P, Editor at Knowledge@Wharton, Former Resident Editor, The Economic Times

6.15 pm to 6.45 pm

 

Becoming You – The Inner Journey Chronicles

 

Alok Kejriwal – Author of The Cave - An Internet Entrepreneur’s Spiritual Journey, founder of Games2Win

 

In conversation with Caroline Cares, Author of Becoming You – Stories of Courage & Vulnerability, Founder of Vibha – Community for Inclusion

6.45 pm to 7.30 pm

 

Writing on the Wall – How Authors are Influencing Climate Change & Sustainability Discourse

 

Navi Radjou – Co-Author of Do Better With Less – Frugal Innovation for Sustainable Growth, Winner of Thinkers 50 Award. Innovation and leadership advisor based in New York

 

Meghaa Gupta – Author of Unearthed – An Environmental History of Independent India

 

Harini Nagendra – Author of Cities and Canopies, Faculty at Azim Premji University

In conversation with Benedict Paramanand, Editor, SustainabilityNext

Day 2 - October 31, 2020, 4 pm to  8.00 pm

4.00 pm to 5.00 pm

 

Indian Start-Ups  – Adventures, Comedy & Lessons from the Trenches

 

Sidharth Rao – Author of How I Almost Blew It – Incredible Lessons from India’s Most Successful Digital Entrepreneurs, Founder of Webchutney

 

Rahul Chandra – Author of The Moonshot Games – Adventures of a Venture Capitalist, co-founder & MD of Helion Ventures

 

Karthik Kumar – Author of Don’t Startup: What No One Tells You About Starting  Your Own Business, Actor, Director and Comedian

 

In Conversation with T N Hari – Author of Say No to Jugaad – The Making of Big Basket, Advisor & Mentor to Startups

 

5.00 pm to 5.45 pm

 

Social Entrepreneurship – How to Get the Best of the Two Worlds

 

Madan Padaki – Serial Social Entrepreneur, Co-founder Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship (GAME) & Head Held High

 

Madhukar Shukla – Author of Social Entrepreneurship in India : Quarter Idealism and a Pound of Pragmatism, faculty XLRI

 

In Conversation with Smarinita Shetty, Editor, India Development Review

5.45 pm to 6.45 pm

 

Non-Obvious Trends Shaping Businesses, Careers & Societies

 

Rohit Bhargava – Author of Non-Obvious Trends – WSJ Bestseller

 

Prateek Raj – Author of Evolution of Business and Markets – How Free and Inclusive Societies Emerge, Prof. of Strategy, IIM Bangalore

 

Sandeep Das – Director PWC, Author of Hacks for Career and Life – A Millennials’ Guide to Making it Big

 

In conversation with Madanmohan Rao, Research Director, YourStory

6.45 pm to 7.30 pm

 

2020 BBLF CK Prahalad Best Business Book Award Ceremony 

 

Introduction to the award by Benedict Paramanand, Author of CK Prahalad: The Mind of the Futurist

 

Relevance of late Prof. C K Prahalad’s Ideas today by Narayanan Ramachandran, CK's student and former head of Morgan Stanley India

 

Presentation of the award by Mrs. Gayatri Prahalad

 

Award Acceptance speech by the Winner -

 

Fireside chat with the Jury -  Prof. Rishikesha Krishnan, Director IIM Bangalore, one of the 4 Jury members, about how the jury picked this book and not the others in the shortlist

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