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#PorterPrize 2017

May 24 @ 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Porter Prize is named after Michael E. Porter, an economist, researcher, author, advisor, speaker and teacher. Throughout his career at Harvard Business School, he has brought economic theory and strategy concepts to bear on many of the most challenging problems facing corporations, economies and societies, including market competition and company strategy, economic development, the environment and health care. His research has received numerous awards, and he is the most cited scholar today in economics and business. His research has received numerous awards, and he is the most cited scholar today in economics and business. While Dr. Porter is, at the core, a scholar, his work has also achieved remarkable acceptance by practitioners across multiple fields.

Key Speakers


08:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Registration for #PorterPrize

9:00 AM – 9:05 AM: Introduction by Amit Kapoor, Chair, Institute for Competitiveness

9:05 AM – 9:20 AM: Opening Keynote 

9:20 AM – 10:20 AM: Keynote by Michael E. Porter on “Strategy”

10:20 AM – 10:50 AM: Q & A with Michael E. Porter 

10:50 AM – 11:30 AM: Panel Discussion: Strategy- The idea of efficiency, tradeoff, positioning and fit

To understand issues pertaining to offensive and defensive action, how entrepreneurs find unique value and drive change within the industry, how trade offs define consistency in a strategy and how fit defines competitive advantage with choices.

  • Mohit Malhotra, MD & CEO, Godrej properties
  • Umesh Revankar, CEO & MD, Sriram Transport Company Ltd

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM: Keynote by Ruth Cotter, Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, AMD

11:45 AM – 12:15 PM: Keynote by Michael E. Porter on “Introducing the concept of Shared Value”

12:15 PM – 12:30 PM: Q & with Michael Porter

12:30 PM – 1:10 PM: Panel Discussion: The next realm of strategy: Creating Shared Value

Building a clear understanding of shared value, how is the concept beyond corporate social responsibility, enhancesthe organizations ability to contribute to communities and enhancing social conditions by reconceiving products & markets and redefining productivity in the value chain. 

  • Annaswami Vaidheesh, VP, South Asia & Managing Director, India, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited
  • Katherine Pickus,  VP, Abbott Fund at Abbott
  • Dr. Ajay Bakshi, Managing Director & CEO, Manipal Hospitals (MHEPL)
  • Himanshu Jain,  MD/VP – South East Asia & Indian Sub-continent, Sealed Air

1:10 PM – 1:30 PM: #PorterPrize ceremony

1:30 PM – 1:40 PM: Congratulating the recipients of #PorterPrize 2107 by Michael Porter

1:40 PM – 1:50 PM: Keynote

1:50 PM – 1:55 PM: Closing Remarks by Amit Kapoor, Chair, Institute for Competitiveness

2:00 PM Onwards : Networking Lunch

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May 24
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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