The first two editions of GBS Unwired saw global business leaders highlight challenges, opportunities, and policy changes in resuscitating the growth engine which has been left gasping for fresh air due to the near 5 months of lockdown imposition. The TORCHBEARERS – our eminent speakers and industry leaders have pointed out not only the need to make policy interventions in the field of banking, stressed assets and automobiles, but also to form a framework to support micro, small and medium enterprises along with start-ups to have fast, equitable development for the economy.

As a tsunami of disruptions inundates global economies, The Economic Times Global Business Summit (GBS), South Asia’s pre-eminent business knowledge platform, is rewiring our understanding of a world in flux.

GBS went digital with ET UnWired’s exclusive virtual meets, which witnessed global leaders reimagine business as we know it. Leaders such as such as Narayana Murthy, Rajan Anandan, GP Hinduja and Ashok P Hinduja, Harris Diamond Ritesh Agarwal, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Sir Martin Sorrell, Salman Khan of Khan Academy & Harsh Mariwala focused on how we can better “COLLABORATE TO CREATE”. Join global change makers for the 3rd virtual edition as they share insights and outline new-age growth imperatives for us.

Speakers

Bill Gates

Co- Chair
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Arianna Huffington

Founder & CEO
Thrive Global

Brian Chesky

Co-founder, CEO
Airbnb

Ted Sarandos

Co-CEO and Chief Content Officer
Netflix

Bill Winters

Group Chief Executive
Standard Chartered PLC

Piyush Gupta

Chief Executive Officer and Director
DBS Group

Carla Harris

Vice Chairman, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor
Morgan Stanley

Jean-Pascal Tricoire

Chairman and CEO
Schneider Electric

Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs

Renowned Economics Professor, Bestselling Author, Innovative Educator

Glenn D Fogel

President & CEO
Booking Holdings

Kevin Sneader

Global Managing Partner
McKinsey & Company

Rajeev Misra

Board Director of SoftBank Group
and CEO of SoftBank Investment Advisers

Charles Kaye

Chief Executive Officer
Warburg Pincus

Scott D Anthony

Senior Partner
Innosight

Guenter Butschek

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director
Tata Motors

Rajnish Kumar

Chairman
State Bank of India

Sunil Duggal

Group CEO
Vedanta

Amit Jain

Managing Director
L’Oreal India

Dr Sangita Reddy

President, FICCI
Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals

Piyush Singh

Senior Managing Director & Lead – India Market Unit
Accenture

Anurag Gupta

Managing Director and Lead – Strategy & Consulting
Accenture in India

Devendra Chawla

MD & CEO
Spencer’s Retail & Nature’s basket

Saugata Gupta

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Marico

Sudhakar Adapa

CEO and Founder
Talent Vouch

Anupama Chopra

Editor
Film Companion

Luke Jones

Journalist, Broadcaster & Presenter of Breakfast Show
Times New Radio & BBC

Satyan Gajwani

Vice Chairman
Times Internet

Discussion Highlights

NEW LEADERSHIP

COVID19 and the NEW LEADERSHIP Agenda

LEADING THROUGH CRISIS

Insights on how some of the largest global conglomerates have responded and what happens next

OUTMANEUVER UNCERTAINTY

Navigating the human & business impact of Covid-19

EXPLAINED

HOW COVID-19 HAS IMPACTED THE GLOBAL ECONOMY and what it means for you

TECH TRENDS

that will redefine a post COVID-19 world

GLOBALIZATION

Has COVID-19 killed GLOBALIZATION or realigned it?

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