STRATEGYEDGE is an annual flagship initiative of the CII that features some of the world’s renowned thought leaders on Strategy and Innovation sharing the latest insights with the Indian business community.
Prof Vijay Govindarajan
Prof Vijay Govindarajan, Coxe Distinguished Professor at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business was the Keynote Speaker across the first 4 editions held between 2017 & 2019 across Kolkata, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai. He is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy and innovation and has been ranked as the #1 Indian Management Thinker in Thinkers 50. The theme of the sessions was "Winning through Innovation: The Three Box Strategy" where he focused on successfully creating the future even while managing excellence in the present.
The fifth edition of ‘STRATEGYEDGE’ was held virtually in 2020 spanning over 5 days under the theme ‘Strategy & Innovation in Uncertain Times’. The successive sessions included keynote addresses and fireside chats featuring thought leaders of global acclaim and captains of Indian Industry. The sessions featured thought leaders such as Prof. Venkat Ramaswamy, Professor of Marketing, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, USA, Professor Anindya Ghose, Heinz Riehl Chair Professor of Business, NYU Stern School, Prof. Jaideep Prabhu , Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business & Enterprise, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, Mr. Stephen Wunker, Managing Director, New Markets Advisors & Mr. Michael Raynor, Managing Director, Deloitte USA.
Becoming a Living Enterprise: Experience Innovation and Lived Value Co-Creation in a Post-COVID World
Using AI to Monetize the Mobile Economy
Fostering a Culture of Innovation: The Role of Leadership
Strategic Planning in a Time of Crisis - Business Beyond COVID
Strategy, Innovation and Uncertainty: An Eternal Golden Braid
The sessions were moderated by some of the leading names representing the Indian Industry such as Mr. Kris Gopalakrishnan, Past President CII, Chairman Axilor Ventures & Co-Founder Infosys, Mr. Shiv Shivakumar, Group Executive President, Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Aditya Birla Group, Mr. Dilip Sawhney, Managing Director, Rockwell Automation India, Mr. Vipin Sondhi, Managing Director, Ashok Leyland & Mr. Ganesh Natarajan, Executive Chairman and Founder, 5F World.
The successive editions of the Masterclass have been attended by over 1300 delegates from all across the India and beyond.