Times Bridge, the global investment and venture arm of The Times Group, recently successfully concluded its first annual i3 Summit, bringing together visionary leaders from global and Indian organisations.
The i3 Summit by Times Bridge is a platform where business leaders share insights on India's complexities, challenges and opportunities for global and Indian audiences.
This inaugural edition was joined by iconic business leaders, including Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO, Uber; Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Founder, Info Edge; and Satyan Gajwani, Vice-Chairman, Times Internet.
Rishi Jaitly, Founding CEO, Times Bridge, said, “We are delighted by the global response to Times Bridge’s inaugural i3 Summit. The engagement we witnessed from around the world is an indication that purposeful leaders crave uncommon insights about places that matter, including and especially India. I’m grateful for the ideas and insights this year’s speakers shared, and am looking forward to the i3 Summits in years to come.”
The i3 Summit by Times Bridge was kicked off by Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO, Uber where he shared insights on what it takes to win in India and how global, category-leading organizations can look at the market holistically. Khosrowshahi also spoke about his experience of disrupting mobility worldwide and the relevance of looking at the Indian market from a long-term perspective.
The second fireside chat was joined by Sanjeev Bikchandani, Founder, Info Edge, who spoke about his experience of building a world-class Indian internet company with complete immersion in India’s diversity and culture. He also shared his learnings around succeeding in India and key growth drivers in the Indian market.
The last fireside chat was joined by Satyan Gajwani, Vice-Chairman, Times Internet, who shared his learnings from building and scaling an Indian business and finding success amid a digital revolution. Gajwani also shared unique insights on how the Times Group, with a rich legacy of nearly 200 years, has reimagined digital through Times Internet.
Viral Jani, EVP and Country Head - India, Times Bridge, added, “As one of the fastest growing major economies in the world, India provides tremendous opportunities for businesses looking to expand internationally. The i3 Summit by Times Bridge reiterates our belief in the India market opportunity and exemplifies Times Bridge’s commitment to enable mission-driven entrepreneurs across all sectors to realise their India and global opportunity. Each year going forward, the i3 Summit will host one global leader representing ‘the world's best’, one national leader representing ‘India's best’, and one senior leader from the Times Group to share incisive insights, real-world learnings and experiences from scaling global ideas in India and transplanting Indian ideas globally.”
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