Pitchers: The Entrepreneurial Alumni Webinar
Academic Year 2020-2021
On 7th of December, Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management hosted Pitchers 2021: "Start, Grind, Scale ". Pitchers is a platform curated by SIOM where the esteemed Alumni and successful entrepreneurs share the tales of their success.
The first panellist was Mr. Sushil Vaishnav, our alumni from the batch of 2007-09 and Founder of “KNP ARISES”. With UAE & Indian experience of about 15 years, he brings in rich experience of working in the domain of Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Vendor Development, Warehousing, Inventory & Logistics.
Our second panellist was Mr. Anant Jain, from the batch of 2010-12 and the Director at Creole Studios. With operations experience of about 9+ years, he is a target-oriented business leader with a proven track record of setting up business processes, building a high-performing team from scratch, minimizing cost centres and increasing profitability, identifying and setting up strategic business partnerships in South East Asian markets.
The session was a panel discussion, chaired by Dr. Yashomandira Kharde, and addressed by Dr. Vandana Sonwaney in which the Alumni shared their entrepreneurial journey, experiences, including their challenges, hardships, failures, and accomplishments that led them to where they are today, this inspiring the students and leaving them captivated with their motivational words.