Edition: January 2024

Alumni Author: Mobility Engineer 2030 – Ramachandran S, PGSEM 2009

Ramachandran S has recently released his latest book, “Mobility Engineer 2030,” co-authored with Dr. Shankar Venugopal from Mahindra & Mahindra. This collaborative venture delves into the realm of electric mobility, offering insights and perspectives on topics ranging from design thinking to sustainability and new business models. Inspired by their experience...

Alumni News

IIMB Alumni Amitesh Rao Named CEO of Leo Burnett South Asia Publicis Groupe has appointed Amitesh Rao (PGP 1995), an alumnus of IIM Bangalore, as the new Chief Executive Officer of Leo Burnett South Asia. He succeeds Dheeraj Sinha, who departed last year to join FCB. Rao brings a wealth...

50 Years of Excellence – Anusmaran 2024

Emirates Chapter Inauguration and Golden Anusmaran On January 27th, Dubai witnessed a momentous occasion as the IIMBAA Emirates Chapter was inaugurated and the Golden Anusmaran, commemorating 50 years of IIMB excellence, was celebrated! Held at the Taj Business Bay, the event was a resounding success. Guests had the opportunity to...

Alumni Reunions

The Batch of 1998 Celebrates Silver Jubilee Reunion When the silver jubilee batch of the Indian Institute of Management has to celebrate its silver Jubilee reunion, it has to be the Golden Jubilee year of the Institute. Isn’t it? Mathematically, yes. But the PGP 98 batch decided to transcend conventional...

Book Release

Vaagana Poriyalar 2030 – Ramachandran S (PGSEM 2009) & Shankar Venugopal (EGMP 2011) About the Book One of the main causes of environmental pollution is road traffic. Due to the increasing number of vehicles, the environment is affected by the exhaust fumes from the vehicles. Battery powered vehicles were invented...

IIMB Newsmakers

PGP Team Secures National Runner-Up Position in Myntra Ideathon Case Challenge Team B-Tribe, composed of Rushikesh Patil, Gauranshi Nili, and Dyaneshwar S, all second-year students of IIM Bangalore’s two-year full-time MBA program, secured the national runner-up position in Myntra Ideathon, an annual flagship case challenge hosted by Myntra. The competition,...

Events @ IIMB

IIMB Commemorates 75th Republic Day On January 26, 2024, the IIMB community celebrated Republic Day with fervor, uniting in patriotic spirit. Director Rishikesha T Krishnan emphasized the institute’s dedication to Constitutional values, highlighting democracy, justice, liberty, equality, fraternity, human dignity, secularism, and national unity. Reflecting on the previous year’s Republic...

Blog Post: Elective Story – Prof G. Sabarinathan

An elective, in a B-school, resembles a living organism to the extent that it needs to adapt itself to the emerging environment if it has to survive. The number of mutations that his elective – New Enterprise Financing (NEF) – has been through, over 21 years, is an example of...

IIM Bangalore: Step Out and See

– Dr. Sourav MukherjiIIMBangalore THE KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF AN ACADEMIC institution like IIM Bangalore are knowledge creation and knowledge dissemination, which broadly translate into three important activities— research, teaching, and problem-solving through consulting and other professional services. While these activities are interrelated, their primary stakeholders are often very different. Research...

Perils of Marketing Success

– Prof S RameshMaarketing Area, IIM Bangalore Product innovation in isolation is not adequate in this marketing era. Amazon, Netflix and Apple are brands that have used technology-based customer experience to sustain their marketing success. Binny (textile fabric), Kores (copiers), HMT (watches), Iodex (pain balm), Bata (footwear), Intel (laptops)… These...

NSRCEL Startups

CasaJoya CasaJoya, a project supported by Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women, emerges victorious at the 2023 Digital Women Awards presented by SheThePeople TV. Recognized in the Impact category, this venture, led by co-founder Kanchan Garg, is dedicated to empowering individuals striving to establish fashion brands that seamlessly blend style and functionality....