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Great Managers League® Summit 2024

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Exclusively for People Leaders

Tata Theatre NCPA Mumbai
24th May 2024

Hear from the people who were there at India's biggest event for people managers!

Marshall Goldsmith

(World’s #1 Executive Coach, Speaker, and Author)

Vineet Nayar

(Author, Former CEO, HCL)

Nathan SV

(CEO – Visara Consulting Former CHRO – Deloitte)

Deepa Bhatia

(Film Editor, Documentary Director and Producer)

Apurva Purohit

(Co-founder – Aazol, Independent Director Former President- Jagran Group)

Shashank Mehta

(Founder & CEO of The Whole Truth Foods)

Lt Gen Deependra Singh Hooda


Ankur Sharma

(Co-founder of Rebel Foods)

Parmesh Shahani

(Head – Godrej DEI Lab)

Deepak Bagla

(Former President World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies)

Sunita Bhuyan

(Leadership Practitioner – Wellbeing, Creativity and Leadership through music)

Prasenjit Bhattacharya

(Co-Founder and CEO Great Manager Institute®)

Great Speaker Lineup

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith

World’s #1 Executive Coach, Speaker, and Author

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith stands out in the global leadership landscape, being the only two-time Thinkers 50 #1 Leadership Thinker in the world and a member of their Hall of Fame. He has consistently been ranked as the world’s top executive coach and is a top ten business thinker. Goldsmith's transformative insights are encapsulated in his New York Times bestselling books, with over 3 million copies sold. His notable works include "Triggers" and "What Got You Here Won’t Get You There," both cited among Amazon’s '100 Best Leadership & Success Books Ever Written'. His recent publication, "The Earned Life: Lose Regret and Choose Fulfillment," continues his tradition of influential writing. Dr. Goldsmith’s career accolades include the Lifetime Award for Leadership from the Harvard Institute of Coaching and the Corps D ’Elite Award for Lifetime Contribution in Leadership and Coaching. His profound impact on management and leadership education is recognized worldwide, and his insights are showcased in the documentary "The Earned Life."

Vineet Nayar

Author, Former CEO, HCL

Vineet Nayar, former CEO of HCL Technologies and founder of Sampark Foundation, is renowned for his revolutionary management book “Employees First, Customers Second.”

Nathan SV

CEO - Visara Consulting
Former CHRO- Deloitte

Nathan is the CEO of Visara Consulting, focusing on Human Capital Advisory and enterprise development work. He was the former CHRO of Deloitte South Asia where he was a member of the India leadership team and Global Talent Leadership Council. Nathan has over 40 years of experience in HR management in India and MNCs across diverse industries including Manufacturing, Services, Telecom, IT, and Professional Services.
A respected voice of the HR profession in India, Nathan was featured in all National events of significance related to HR. He has been recognized as a ‘Distinguished Alumnus’ by XLRI by his Alma Mater. He was recognized and awarded a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ 2021 by The Economic Times.
He served as the immediate past President of the National Human Resources Development Network, the largest body of HR Professionals in the country. He has also served as the Chairman of Sumedhas, an academy of human context.
A TEDx speaker, Nathan is the author of a bestseller ‘The Heart of work’. He is a regular blogger, an HR Power Influencer on LinkedIn and Twitter, has an active presence on social media, and is well known for his ‘#OfficeTruths’. Above all, he is an engaging storyteller.

Deepak Bagla

Former President
World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies

Deepak Bagla, with a rich professional history spanning over three decades at prestigious institutions like the World Bank and Citibank, as well as in Private Equity, has significantly contributed across continents such as Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia.

Deepa Bhatia

Film Editor, Documentary Director and Producer

Deepa Bhatia is a Mumbai-based film editor, documentary director, and producer with a background in media studies. Beginning her career under Govind Nihalani.

Parmesh Shahani

Head - Godrej DEI Lab

Parmesh Shahani heads the innovative Godrej DEI Lab at Godrej Industries Ltd. and Associated Companies, focusing on fostering inclusion within and outside the organization.

Apurva Purohit

Co-founder - Aazol,
Independent Director
Former President- Jagran Group

Apurva Purohit, with over 30 years in the corporate sector, has recently established Aazol Ventures Pvt Ltd, a social enterprise linking women-led self-help groups with consumers seeking traditional, healthy foods. She serves as an Independent Director at Marico Ltd, LTI Mindtree Ltd, L&T Technology Services Ltd, and Navin Fluorine International Ltd, and champions gender diversity in the Indian business realm. Apurva authored two bestsellers, Lady, You’re not a Man and Lady, You’re the Boss!, and has received numerous accolades, including being listed among the Most Powerful Women in Business by India Today Group and Fortune India. Recognized by LinkedIn and YourStory as a top influencer, she was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award from IIM Bangalore in 2022. Apurva earned her bachelor’s in physics and PGDM from IIM Bangalore and was a state-level hockey player for Tamil Nadu.

Shashank Mehta

Founder & CEO of The Whole Truth Foods



Ankur Sharma

Co-founder of Rebel Foods

Prasenjit Bhattacharya

Co-Founder and CEO Great Manager Institute®

Prasenjit, with over three decades in global and Indian corporations, excels in change management and has led the Great Place to Work® Institute India to global prominence.

Experiential Session

Harmony Amongst Teams & Leadership
Change through Music

Sunita Bhuyan

Sunita Bhuyan

Leadership Practitioner - Wellbeing, Creativity and Leadership through music

Sunita Bhuyan is a skilled violinist and HR expert known for integrating music into leadership training, emphasizing Creativity, Inclusion, and Collaboration. She has been recognized for her innovative approach in the corporate sector, offering training from CEOs to students. Her music therapy initiatives have impacted over 25,000 underprivileged children in India, earning accolades from the Pope at the Vatican in 2016. Bhuyan leads workshops like Sahakriya, “C Sharp on Creativity,” and “3E” for Enrichment and Inclusion, significantly influencing leadership and learning.

As the Chief mentor of Atos Prayas Foundation and a visiting faculty at IIM Shillong and CEDEP France, she combines her expertise in music and HR across global platforms. Trained by her mother, Minoti Khaund, and Pt. V.G.Jog, she has also performed over 150 virtual events with her son, Ronojit, a pianist based in London. Sunita is celebrated for pioneering the fusion of Assamese folk with Scottish and Irish music, using her experiences in Scotland and England to teach Cultural Assimilation & Inclusion.

Musical Night with Kabir Cafe

Weaving Kabir's timeless poetry into the soul-stirring
rhythms of modern music.

Why you can't miss the
Great Managers' League® Summit 2025

Exclusive Insights

Opportunity to learn from our stellar lineup, including Deepa Bhatia, Parmesh Shahani, Vineet Nayar, and Major Gaurav Arya.

Beyond Learning

We've intertwined educational sessions with entertainment, culminating in a musical gala lunch to remember.

Unparalleled Networking

With over 800 industry peers attending, this summit is the perfect platform for your managers to expand their networks, exchange ideas, and forge impactful connections.

Comprehensive Learning Opportunities

Dive into sessions on pivotal topics like "How to accelerate my career?", “Should I be a leader?”, "The Art of giving difficult feedback", and “Handling Politics at Work”, presented by renowned speakers.


Agenda : 2024 Summit

Time Sessions
8:30AM - 10AM Registrations
9:45AM - 10AM Welcome & Opening Session - Prasenjit Bhattacharya, Founder Director GPTW & GMI
10AM - 10:30AM Is Leadership for me? - Vineet Nayar, Former CEO HCL Technologies, Founder of Sampark Foundation
10:30AM - 11AM Are you an inclusive manager? - Parmesh Shahani (He/His), Head Godrej DEI Lab
11AM - 11:30AM Tea and Networking Break
11:30AM - 12PM Relationship minefields at work - Deepa Bhatia, Film Editor, Documentary Director & Producer
12PM - 12:30PM 10,000 Day journey for India - Deepak Bagla, President, World Association of Investment Promotions Agencies
12:30PM - 1PM The Four Transitions for a People Manager - Nathan SV, CEO - Visara Consulting, Former CHRO - Deloitte
1PM - 2PM Lunch and Networking Break
2PM - 2:30PM Leadership & Harmony through Music - Sunita Bhuyan, Atos Prayas Foundation
2:30PM - 3PM How to accelerate my career - Apurva Purohit, Co-founder - Aazol, Former President - Jagran Group
3PM - 3:30PM Leadership For Entrepreneurs - Fireside Chat with Ashwin Srivastava, Sagar Kochhar - Rebel Foods, formerly Faasos, Shashank Mehta - The Whole Truth Foods
3:30PM - 4PM Tea and Networking Break
4:00PM - 4:30PM Managing self before managing others - Lt. Gen Deependra Singh Hooda
4:30PM - 5:30PM Recognition: Top 75 Managers
5:30PM - 6PM What got you here won't take you there - leadership in the generative AI world - Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, World’s #1 Executive Coach, Speaker, and Author
6PM - 6:30PM Recognition: Top 25 CEOs
7PM - 8:15PM Concert - Kabir Cafe
8:15PM Onwards Cocktails & Food

Who is this summit for?

  • Middle to Senior-level executives
  • CHROs
  • CEOs/ CXOs and Entrepreneurs
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Event Details


24th May 2024


Tata Theatre NCPA, Mumbai


+91 89860 72273

Pricing Plan

Number of Seats General Pricing (per seat) Early Bird Pricing (per seat)
1 ₹10,000/- ₹8,000/-
2-4 ₹9,000/- ₹7,000/-
5-10 ₹8,000/- ₹6,000/-
11 or more ₹7,000/- ₹5,000/-
Number of Seats Pricing (per seat) excluding GST
1 ₹11,000/-
2-4 ₹10,000/-
5-10 ₹9,000/-
11 or more ₹8,000/-

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location Tata Theatre NCPA, Mumbai

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