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Theme: Making that Breakthrough

This event occurred on
September 23, 2023
Indore, Madhya Pradesh

Step into a world of infinite potential, where ideas ignite and
transformative moments abound. Embark on an extraordinary journey
of discovery with us, where our theme radiates with ambition and
inspiration: "Making That Breakthrough."

As the sun sets on familiar horizons, we stand poised at the threshold
of unprecedented breakthroughs. With every breakthrough comes the
fusion of diverse perspectives, where passion converges with
purpose, and innovation dances hand in hand with resilience. We
aspire to delve deep into the realm of possibility, exploring untrodden
avenues that pave the way for revolutionary ideas, groundbreaking
discoveries, and transformative shifts in society.

"Making That Breakthrough" is a testament to the human capacity to
push beyond limitations, to challenge the norms, and to embrace the
audacity of our dreams. Together, let us chart our course towards the
horizons of possibility and make that breakthrough!

NMIMS Indore Campus
Super Corridor Road, Bada Bangarda, Gandhi Nagar
second floor
Indore, Madhya Pradesh, 452005
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Amita Karadkhedar

Senior Vice President, Banking Technology, Woman of Transgender Experience
a Senior Vice President in the field of Banking Technology, is a beacon of empowerment and inspiration. Her journey is characterized by resilience, breaking barriers, and embracing her true purpose. Amita's unique perspective as a woman of a transgender experience is a testament to the strength of diversity and inclusion. On the TEDxNMIMSIndore stage, she will delve into the transformative theme of 'Career beyond gender and integrating my purpose.' Her talk promises to shed light on a path less travelled yet incredibly impactful.

Arush Chopra

CEO & Co Founder- Just Herbs
From a corporate career in Singapore to nurturing his entrepreneurial dreams, Arush Chopra, along with his life partner & co-founder, Megha who showed him the two huge gaps in the Indian beauty market that needed to be filled. They dreamt of creating a beauty & personal care range that, no matter what product you pick up, would not only disclose all the ingredients but also deliver the results that it promised. Inspired by his mother, Dr. Neena Chopra, an award-winning biochemist, they embarked on a remarkable journey to revolutionize the beauty industry. Their dedication and commitment have turned Just Herbs into a thriving brand, gaining recognition and even attracting investment from FMCG giant Marico. Arush believes that big digital business can be built from India’s smaller towns- took a conscious call to startup in Chandigarh rather than a metropolitan city.

Bhavya Gandhi

From a child who didn't even know how to spell 'audition' to a seasoned actor, Bhavya Gandhi's journey is nothing short of extraordinary. Starting from ground zero, he carved his path in the world of entertainment with sheer determination and a heart full of dreams. Bhavya's perseverance and passion for acting transformed him from a novice to a seasoned performer. His journey reminds us that greatness is achieved not by chance, but by hard work and an unwavering belief in oneself. So, here's to Bhavya Gandhi, a shining example of how starting from scratch is just the beginning of an incredible journey. May his story inspire us all to chase our dreams with unwavering determination.

Bhooshan Malkhani

Director - HR Business Partner, JIO Cinema
Bhooshan Malkani, a key contributor to HR innovation at Jio Cinema, is a brilliant mind with an extraordinary 14-year journey in the field. His choices, marked by boldness and determination, have led him down a unique path in HR when few dared to specialize. Bhooshan's journey is a captivating tale of resilience, innovation, and the pivotal support of his father. On the TEDxNMIMSIndore stage, he will guide you through his journey, emphasizing the importance of trusting your instincts in navigating the labyrinth of career choices. Bhooshan's narrative is a testament to the power of authenticity and the profound impact it has on our career paths.

Gaurav Kejriwal

Vice President at EXL Analytics
In a world where data is a treasure trove waiting to be unlocked, Gaurav Kejriwal is the digital alchemist who transforms raw information into gold. As the Vice President at EXL Analytics, he steps onto the TEDxNMIMSIndore stage to share the secrets of innovation through data. Imagine a realm where every data point is a piece of a puzzle, every insight a revelation, and every decision a masterpiece of analytics. This is the realm Gaurav navigates, and he's here to guide you through the journey. His talk promises to be a narrative that bridges the gap between data and excellence, a saga of turning numbers into narratives, and a roadmap for those seeking to harness the power of analytics. Brace yourself for an adventure in data-driven innovation that will reshape the way you perceive information.


Chief Human Resources Officer, Chief Learning Officer, Executive Coach, Larsen & Tourbo Limited
is a luminary in the realm of leadership, where growth, transformation, and empowerment take center stage. As an architect of leaders and a catalyst for change, he brings a wealth of experience and wisdom to the TEDxNMIMSIndore stage. MVN Rao's journey is a testament to the power of effective leadership, and he carries with him a legacy of fostering growth and empowerment. His TEDx talk promises to be an enlightening narrative of personal and professional development, a symposium of empowerment, and a masterclass in leadership that transcends boundaries.

Sahil Nayar

Senior associate Director- KPMG
Sahil Nayar, a distinguished and celebrated Senior Associate Director at KPMG in India, is a maestro in the intricate world of corporate strategy and leadership development. With years of experience navigating the corporate labyrinth, Sahil is a trusted guide and leader who has achieved remarkable success. On the esteemed platform of TEDxNMIMSIndore, he will delve deep into the art and science of triumph. Sahil's talk promises to be a captivating capsule, offering invaluable insights into behavioral strategy, a symphony of wisdom, and a guiding compass for those seeking success as you overcome your inhibitions and believe in yourself to combat the ever competitive business landscape.

Sonali Swami

Meet the incredible Sonali Swami, a shining testament to the fact that dreams have no expiry date. At the age of 38, she decided to embark on a journey to the gym, igniting a passion for weightlifting and bodybuilding that would change the course of her life forever. Her story reminds us all that it's never too late to dream a dream and pursue it with unwavering determination. Through sheer dedication and relentless hard work, Sonali not only sculpted her physique but also represented India on the global stage. Today, she proudly stands as one of the top 5 female bodybuilders in the country, inspiring countless individuals with her journey of transformation and self-discovery. Her story is a powerful reminder that age is just a number, and our potential is limitless.

Yajurveda Mahajan

Social Reformer
Meet Yajurvendra Mahajan, a beacon of change and a true social reformer. As the founder of DeepStambh Foundation, he's on a mission to bridge the gap in education quality between the privileged and underprivileged. Yajurvendra believes that social good is not just a choice, but an integral part of his being. He envisions a world where every child, regardless of their background, has access to quality education. Witnessing the stark disparities firsthand, he couldn't turn a blind eye. His initiatives stand as a testament to the power of compassion and the impact that one person can have on a community. Join us in celebrating this remarkable social reformer and the transformative work he continues to do. Together, let's support and amplify the voices of those like Yajurvendra, who inspire us all to make a difference.

Organizing team


  • Manas Bande