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XLRI to host flagship e-commerce conclave eVartan on Sept 25

The event will have a session dedicated to ‘Future of Payments - Has Covid Accelerated the Inclination to a Cashless Society’

Pinaki Majumdar Jamshedpur Published 21.09.21, 07:53 PM
he XLRI campus in Jamshedpur.

he XLRI campus in Jamshedpur. Bhola Prasad

XLRI's Executive Post- Graduate Diploma in Management (ExPGDM) batch of 2021-22 will host e-Vartan, the flagship e-commerce conclave of the B-school on September 25.

The theme for the conclave, which will be conducted virtually because of the pandemic is Decoding e-Commerce.


The inaugural address of the event will be by Ranaveer Sinha, president of XLRI Alumni Association and member- XLRI Board of Governors.

This will be followed by a welcome address by Arpita Srivastava, assistant professor (Marketing), XLRI.

After the welcome address, the chief guest Ayyappan Rajagopal, chief business officer, Myntra, will be sharing his insights on e-commerce ecosystem in India. This will be followed by the keynote address of the guest of honour, Prithvi Chandrasekhar, president – Consumer Finance, InCred Financial Services on the topic ‘The Impact of Fintech on Today’s E-commerce Sector’.

The conclave will also see a panel discussion to be participated by Anurag Jain, co-founder, Milkbasket, Mohnish Jaiswal, vice-president (Supply Chain & Digital Transformation), Byju’s, Sumit Taneja of Alibaba Group and Veneet Vishal, director (Product Operation and Business Excellence), OLX Autos.

The post-lunch session will have a panel discussion on "The Future of Payments - Has Covid Accelerated the Inclination to a Cashless Society."

Some of the panelists include Pawan Vats, associate director, Freecharge, Prabhakhar Tiwari, chief growth officer, Angel One (Formerly Angel Broking), Manoj Jindal, head asset procurement - Amazon (UK and Europe) and Parth Sharma, associate general manager, JioMart

An exciting panel discussion on customer experience in the post-Amazon world has also been scheduled for the event, which will conclude with a batch profile presentation and vote of thanks by the placement committee of ExPGDM.

The day-long virtual event will see an eclectic mix of professionals and students across the country.

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