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Theme: Change the game.

Chandigarh, India
September 15th, 2012

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About this event

Our event is called TEDxChitkaraUniversity, where x=independently organized TED event. At our TEDxChitkaraUniversity event, TED Talks video and live speakers will be combined to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized. The theme for our TEDx event is “Change the game” with speakers interacting with young students about how to think out of the box and differently.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Visham Sikand
    Visham is a first generation & parallel entrepreneur having successfully launched 2 companies, one of which (IHO) recently got acquired by Aetna Inc (Aetna is amongst the biggest Health Insurance companies of the world & is a Fortune 100 USA company). IHO helps people focus on their preventive health and induces them to lead healthier lives. His other company 'Plat5' has partners such as HSBC Bank, Barclays Bank, Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, ABN Amro, Reliance, Videocon,, and GE-SBI Cards for whom the company helps design, implement and generate alternate fee income revenue. Not even 35 years old, he currently leads the operations for Aetna in India. Visham has a passion for enterprise, is active with socializing and loves his fishing holidays. A Paul Harris Fellow for social work, he has taken up various social works across his life and sponsors many children each year to ensure better and effective education for them. Education: Mr. Sikand has done his business studies graduation from Harvard Business school l and prior to that also has a MBA from MDI, Gurgaon and an Engineering degree from Chandigarh’s premier engineering college.
  • Kevin Sandahl
    Kevin Sandahl is an experienced execu ve, consultant, leader, speaker, and facilitator with a wide-range of business experience across a large variety of industries, countries, and cultures having lived, traveled, and worked in over 30 countries. Mr. Sandahl has a passion for leadership development and effec ve business processes. Through sharing his experiences in these areas with students, peers, and other professionals, he has sought to encourage and develop others using an engaging and interac ve approach to presenta ons. He has presented in a wide-array of forums including trade shows, seminars, workshops, technical training courses, university classes, community and organiza onal gatherings, and outdoor events.
  • Raghu Ram
    Raghu Ramalingam popularly known as Raghu Ram (born 15 April 1973) is a senior supervising producer at MTV India and the executive producer of reality television shows MTV Roadies and MTV Splitsvilla. Raghu started at MTV India supervising shows including MTV Love Line with Malaika Arora Khan and Cyrus Broacha, video jockeys (VJ’s), and also lead MTV Select and the first few seasons of MTV Super Select with VJ Nikhil Chinapa. His idea of MTV Roadies was accepted as an experimental project by MTV in 2000. The show was tentatively entitled MTV: Find the Road, and was initially met with skepticism by the senior producers of the channel. Raghu has continuously been in controversies about his style of words; however he remains the sole responsible for rebirth of MTV.

Venue and Details

Chitkara International School
Chitkara International School
Sector 25
Chandigarh, 160025
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