Nand and Jeet Khemka Distinguished Speaker Forum

Subir Gokarn

October 11, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Columbia Club, 15 W. 43rd Street, New York, NY

Nand and Jeet Khemka Distinguished Speaker Forum "Public-Private Partnerships in India: Old Challenges, New Opportunities"

Featuring Subir Vithal Gokarn, Executive Director for Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka, International Monetary Fund

Registration and reception begin at 6:30 p.m. Lecture starts promptly at 7:00 p.m. Reception to follow.

About Subir Vithal Gokarn

Mr. Gokarn has been Executive Director for Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka at the International Monetary Fund since December of 2015 Prior to joining the IMF, Mr. Gokarn was Senior Fellow and Director of Research at the Brookings Institution India Center from 2013 to 2015. He has also served as Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Chief Economist of Standard & Poor's Asia-Pacific,Executive Director and Chief Economist of CRISIL, Chief Economist at the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi and Associate Professor at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai.

He served a two-year term as member of the National Security Advisory Board from 2013 to 2015. He is currently a Member of the Expenditure Management Commission set up by the Government of INdia. He was also chairman of a task force mandated with setting up a Financial Data Management Centre. He received a doctorate in Economics from Case Western Reserve University in 1989.

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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.

Past speakers

February 2016: Nirmalya Kumar
Member of the Group Executive Council, Tata Sons
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March 2015: R. Gopalakrishnan
Non-executive director, Tata Sons
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October 2014: Adil Zainulbhai
Chairman, Quality Council of India, and former chairman, McKinsey & Co. India
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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: 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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