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About the forum

The Nand and Jeet Khemka Distinguished Speaker Forum, established in May 2008 by Board of Overseers member Nand L. Khemka '56 and his wife, Jeet, brings leaders in industry, commerce, finance, and government from India and around the globe to New York to share their perspective on India's growing economy and business policies.

October 6, 2014

INDIA’S ECONOMIC OUTLOOK FOR THE NEW GOVERNMENT: ACCHE DIN (GOOD DAYS)?

Featuring Adil Zainulbhai
Senior advisor and former chairman, McKinsey & Co., India
Chairman, Quality Council of India

Columbia University Club, 15 W. 43rd Street, New York, NY

Doors open at 6 p.m. Talk starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. Reception to follow.
 

About Adil Zainulbhai
Adil Zainulbhai is currently Senior Advisor to McKinsey. He retired as Chairman of McKinsey, India after 34 years at McKinsey. He spent the last 10 years in India. Prior to reutnring to India, he led the Washington office of McKinsey and founded the Minneapolis office. Over the last 10 years Adil has worked directly with the CEOs and promoters of some of the major companies in India and globally - private companies, MNCs and PSUs. Adil has also been working with several parts of the government and led efforts around urbanization, inclusive growth and energy. Recently, Adil co-edited the book, "Reimagining India" which featured 60 authors including prominent businessmen, academics, economists, authors and journalists. The book has been #1 in nonfiction in India on its release and #2 on Amazon's International Business List in the United States.  Adil is currently on the Boards of Reliance Industries Ltd., Larsen & Toubro Ltd., Network18 and Cipla. Adil grew up in Bombay and graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology. He also has an MBA from Harvard Business School.  

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Past speakers

March 2013: Patu Keswani
Chairman and managing director, Lemon Tree Hotels
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May 2012: Tara Thiagarajan
Chairperson, Madura Micro Finance Ltd.
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February 2012: Chetan Dave
President and CEO of Real Estate Investments
Infrastructure Development Finance Company
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May 2011: Ms. Chitra Ramkrishna
Joint Managing Director, National Stock Exchange of India
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November 2010: Mr. Shaffi Mather
Entrepreneur, Lawyer and Public Policy Analyst
Founder Chairman, Dial 1298 for Ambulance
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May 2010: Mr. Girish Paranjpe
Joint CEO IT Services & Member of the Board,
Wipro Technologies
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February 2010: Mr. N. Chandrasekaran
CEO, Tata Consultancy Services

Spring 2009: Mr. Narayana Murthy
Chairman and Chief Mentor, Infosys Technologies Limited
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October 6: Talk by Adil Zainulbhai of McKinsey & Co. India: “India’s Economic Outlook for the New Government: Acche Din (Good Days)?” 6 p.m., Columbia Club. Get more info and register.>