11th Edition of Hero’s Enterprise Annual Flagship Event Mindmine Summit to be Held on April 20-21, 2017


  • Senior Ministers in the Govt, Industry leaders and Opinion makersacross fields to engage in discussions on the theme of Disruption – The New Normal for India’

  • Industry experts attend curtain raiser Mindmine Conversations on creating “India Moments” from Disruptions


  • The Summit to culminate with ‘BML Munjal Awards for Business Excellence through Learning & Development’




Mindmine Institute, an independent think tank set up by Hero Enterprises has kicked off their Thought Leadership program for 2017. A stimulating Mindmine Conversations was held at Taj Lands in the financial capital on March 31, as the institute’s two-day flagship event, the iconic Mindmine Summit gets underway on 20th and 21st April at Taj Palace in the capital.


Senior Ministers in the Govt, Industry leaders and Opinion makers from across various fields will engage in an exchange of ideas at the 11th edition of the Hero Group’s annual flagship event, the iconic Mindmine Summit. Mindmine organises a series of high profile dialogues through leadership event. The theme of this year’s Summit to be held on 20th and 21st April in the capital city is Disruption – The New Normal for India?”. The two-day conference will see diverse panellists assess the evolving political, business and societal landscape through a mix of interactive panel dialogues, one-on-one exchanges and debates on issues ranging from post disruption, growth and success roadmap of India starting 2017. On the sidelines of the summit the prestigious BML Munjal Awards for Business Excellence through Learning & Development are also announced. In a run-up to the Summit, a curtain raiser ‘Mindmine Conversations’ on Creating “India Moments” on Disruption attended by eminent industry names was held in Mumbai on March 31 ‘17.

The Mindmine conversations witnessed attendance by a range of luminaries from different fields, such as Mr. Ajay Piramal (Chairman, Piramal Enterprises Limited), Mr. Janmejaya Sinha (Chairman – Asia Pacific at The Boston Consulting Group), Mr. Vikram Limaye (MD & CEO of National Stock Exchange of India Ltd.), Mr. Arun Maira, Management Consultant (Former Member of Planning Commission), Mr. Ashish Chauhan (MD & CEO of BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange), Mr. M. Damodaran (Former SEBI Chairman), Ms. Usha Thorat, RBI (Former Dy. Governor), Mr. Vishwavir Ahuja (Managing Director & CEO, RBL Bank), Mr. Ashith Kampani (Entrepreneur & Financial Advisor, CosmicMandala15 Group), Mr. Alok Saigal (Managing Partner at Edelweiss Global Wealth Management), Mr. Anshu Kapoor (Head, Private Wealth Management, Edelweiss Financial Services), Mr. Manish Dubey (Executive Vice President & Head, Digital business and Marketing at ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited), Mr. Rishabh Shroff (Partner at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas), Mr. Sasha Mirchandani (Founder & Managing Director at Kae Capital), Mr. Sandeep Bakshi (Managing Director and CEO of ‎ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited)


The Mumbai Mindmine conversations elaborated upon certain significant topics aiming to address the question of how growth can be revived through private sector investments, which would require confidence-building measures, ease of approvals and availability of loans. Issues like governance challenges facing corporate India especially the need to balance the role of the promoter (with all its obligations) vis-à-vis other investors were discussed.


Announcing the 11th Edition of the Summit, Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal, Chairman, Hero Enterprise and Chairman,Hero Corporate Service Pvt. Ltd. said, “It gives me great satisfaction to announce the 11th edition of Mindmine Summit which over the last decade has become the ‘go-to-event’ to listen, speak and participate in thought provoking and relevant discussions about various aspects of our country. I feel proud that a truly independent platform for dialogue and debate has been created in the form of the Mindmine Summit. We are confident that the latest edition of Mindmine Summit will once again shed light on the opportunities, challenges and possible path-breaking solutions to make our country a leader in the brave new world.” 


Addressing the gathering at the Mumbai Mindmine Conversations, he stated, “In recent times, there is a fundamental disruption on in India that’s bringing about changes in our society in multiple ways giving hope that India will progress much faster now than in any other time in the past. Across these multiple changes there’s an underlying key paradigm shift – that is, accepting disruption rather than looking at it as diving into the unknown.”


Some of the key findings and key takeaways will be given in the two-day Mindmine Summit in New Delhi. The summit will seetop influencers from across the social spectrum, including corporate sector, government, bureaucracy and entertainment business come together to discuss pertinent issues faced by the country today. Some of the key speakers include Mr. Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Railways, Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Mr. Subramanian Swamy, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha), Mr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Indian Economist and Civil Servant, Mr. Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Mr. Pavan Varma, IFS and Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha), Mr. Manish Tewari, Indian Politician, Mr. Mani Shankar Aiyar, Member of the Indian National Congress party, Mr. Bhaskar Pramanik, Chairman of Microsoft India, Mr. T. V. Mohandas Pai, Chairman of Manipal Global Education and others.


Other eminent speakers addressing the Summit are Dr. Chandan Chowdhury, VP (Dassault Systemes India Pvt. Ltd.), Mr. V. Vaidyanathan, Executive Chairman of Capital First Ltd., Mr. Subramanian Rangan, Professor in INSEAD, Mr. Suhel Seth, Managing Partner of Consultancy firm Counselage India, Ms. Suhasini Haidar, Deputy Resident Editor & Diplomatic Affairs Editor, The Hindu, Ms. Shobana Kamineni, Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited, Ms. Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor of CNBC-TV18, Mr. Vishal Bali, Co-founder Medwell and Former CEO, Fortis Healthcare, Ms. Neha Sinha, Wildlife conservationist and Mr. N Chandra Mohan of Juki Corporation among others. 


The topics discussed at the Mindmine Summit will include need for entrepreneurial drive in the corporate sector, Growth through private sector investments, governance challenges facing corporate India, disruption in the Indian economy due to innovation and challenges to the business model, growth of financial sector, key challenges facing private investments etc.


About Mindmine Summit

The Mindmine Summit has acquired a reputation for throwing up new ideas and breaking fresh ground on thought leadership. The event is also recognised for the high quality of the audience and the buzz that it generates across mainline & social media. These factors have helped participating companies gain traction and build their profile across Indian business, bureaucracy and intelligentsia. The Mindmine Summit is the annual flagship event of the Mindmine Institute, an independent think tank set up by the Hero Enterprise. The institute conducts a number of initiatives to generate intellectual discussions and build thought leadership on subjects of importance to industry and to Indians from time to time.


About Mindmine Institute

Mindmine Institute is an independent think tank set up by the Hero Enterprise. Learning and Development has been the primary area of focus and business for Mindmine, ever since its inception in the year 2006. Mindmine Institute manages Mindmine Summit, the annual flagship event of Hero Enterprise where a diverse set of eminent speakers debate and analyse on important issues through an eclectic mix of interactive plenary sessions, Mindmine Exchanges and debates relating to political, business and societal environment. 

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