IIMB Singapore 2020 Anusmaran

IIMBians in Singapore got together virtually on 6th September 2020 to celebrate camaraderie in Anusmaran 2020, the first of its kind in the history of Anusmaran in Singapore. IIMB Alumni association Singapore conducted the event over zoom due to Covid-19 pandemic. The event witnessed candid conversation with 2 of our distinguished IIMB alumni Dr. Prashanth Reddy and Mr. Karan Bajaj.

The event kickstarted with a welcome address by Manish Joshi, President of IIMB Alumni association(IIMBAA) Singapore. This was followed by IIMBAA Financial Accounts shared by Dr. Sumit Bakshi, ex Treasurer of IIMBAA. The speaker for the first session on “Covid-19: From Panic to Cure” was Dr. Prashanth Reddy, MBBS, MS, IIMB PGPEM 2017-19 batch. Sneha Patil, the host for the event took the participants through the spectacular achievements of Dr. Prashanth Reddy during the introduction. Dr. Prashanth touched upon various aspects of Covid-19 from vaccines to the new normal tips and the long term impact of Covid-19 on the economy. The session was wonderfully moderated by Anand Ramchandran.

Picture: Zoom selfie, speakers Mr. Karan Bajaj (bottom left) & Dr. Prashanth Reddy (bottom right)

Rahul Singh, IIMBAA Secretary opened the proceedings for the IIMBAA AGM by highlighting the activities undertaken by the association over the past year like Trends in cybersecurity, Women in Leadership, Private Equity and Purpose of life by various IIMB stalwarts. This was followed by Mr. Karan Bajaj’s session on “The Journey from a Yogi to Millionaire” moderated by Rahul Singh. Karan, an alumnus of 2002 batch who sold his company Whitehat Jr to Byju’s for $300 million shared the importance of prudence, patience and focus on customer acquisition in the early stages as an entrepreneur.

The event was attended by over 50 alumni and close to 300 live views on Youtube. Anusmaran 2020 was a profound success despite the Covid-19 pandemic. The event ended with a zoom selfie together and a promise to stay in touch and meet up soon.

The YouTube link of the event can be accessed from here..