Galaxy of eminent speakers to attend Vishwa Konkani Alumni's event in M'luru

Galaxy of eminent speakers to attend Vishwa Konkani Alumnis event in Mluru

Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2017-02-16 17:13 Mangaluru: Vishwa Konkani Alumni (VAA) is organising a day-long event called 'Prerna – A Confluence of Ideas and Motivation' on Feb 18 at the TV Raman Pai Convention Hall, Mangaluru. The event will be inaugurated by Brigadier CMF Prabhu and graced by guest of honour Venkatesh Kini, President, Coca-Cola India and South West Asia, Chief Guest Sonia Shenoy, Editor and TV Anchor, CNBC TV 18, Basti Vaman Shenoy, President and Founder World Konkani Centre, Ramdas Kamath U, Chairman, Vishwa Konkani Student Scholarship Fund, Sandeep Shenoy, chief mentor, Prerna and Pradeep G. Pai, Secretary, VKSSF. Dinesh K Pai, president of VAA, will deliver the welcome address.   Brigadier CMF Prabhu; Venkatesh Kini, President of Coca-Cola India and southwest Asia; Kshama Fernandes, Managing Director of IMFR Capital; Prakash Pai, Co-founder of the Bharosa Club; Sonia Shenoy, prominent TV Anchor at CNBC TV18; Faye D’Souza, Editor at Magicbricks Now; Dr. Sunil Shenoy, Head of Urlogy at AJ Hospital Mangaluru, and T.V.Mohandas Pai, Social Enterpreneur and Corporate Mentor, will speak at the event.  There is no entry fee for the event, which is open to students as well. The event is organised by VKSSF Alumni Association and World Konkani Centre, Mangaluru. Brief introduction of the speakers: 1. Venkatesh Kini has over 24 years of sales, marketing and general management experience. After graduating from IIM Ahmedabad, he has travelled his corporate journey in organizations like Asian Paints and ITC. Presently, he is the President of The Coca-Cola Company’s India and Southwest Asia business unit covering India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka. He is also active in many of the business associations of the beverages Industry. 2. Prakash Pai has spent over 25 years in the Indian financial software systems and payment Industry and can be said to be its founding member. After his masters from IIT Delhi, he joined Nucleus Software which became an Industry leader for over a decade. After that, he launched the Indian mobile wallet operations of Nokia, which subsequently was sold off. Presently, he is now in a startup mode helming a new age robo advisory firm which aims to take financial services products to the masses. 3. Dr Sunil Shenoy studied in AFMC Pune (MBBS), PGIMER Chandigarh (MS) and AIIMS (MCh). After stints in KMC Manipal and Father Muller Hospital, he now heads Urology at AJ Hospital