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Talk by Harjiv Singh, CEO Guternberg on Transforming the Indian economy into a 21st Century Knowledge Economy: GST, Aadhar, UPI & Mobile and the impact these will have on India

When Nov 30, 2017
from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Where Room 138, Alison Richard Building
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Cambridge Central Asia Forum in collaboration with the Centre of Development Studies invites you to a talk by

Harjiv Singh, CEO, Gutenberg

 On

‘Transforming the Indian economy into a 21st Century Knowledge Economy: GST, Aadhar, UPI & Mobile and the impact these will have on India’ by

Venue: Room 138, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT

Time: 16:00-18:00

Date: 30th of November, 2017

 

Harjiv is the Founder and CEO of Gutenberg, a digital integrated marketing communications firm with offices in the U.S., U.K., and India, where he works extensively with clients across a diverse range of industries and organizations like technology, real estate, government, investment management, academic, and the non-profit sectors. He has advised clients like U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC), UK Trade & Investment, GE, HSBC, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), and Quest Diagnostics.


He co-founded MDOffices.com, a New York City wireless software company in the healthcare industry. He has also worked at Priceline.com in strategic planning, as a financial analyst at Adam Smith & Company, a New York City Hedge Fund, and as Director of a real estate development company in India. Harjiv began his career as a financial analyst in GE Capital's Financial Management Program (FMP).

Harjiv has a keen interest in international relations, economics, history, and the impact of globalization. An avid political junkie, he worked as a campaign advisor to an Indian parliamentarian and also volunteered on Michael Bloomberg's first mayoral campaign in New York City.

He serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Boards of Healthfore Technologies Ltd. and Indag Rubber Limited (IRL). He advises the Global Futures Group (GFG), an international consulting and investment services firm focusing on smart cities. Harjiv serves on the advisory board of Knowledge@Wharton, has been a guest faculty member at DukeCE, and is a Charter Member of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE). Harjiv is a Trustee of The Loomba Foundation, a UK charity supporting the cause of poor widows in South Asia and Africa. He is also a member of the U.S. Advisory Council of The American India Foundation (AIF) and has served on the board of the United Nations Association of New York.

Harjiv received a Master’s in International Affairs in Economic Policy Management from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. He also has an MBA in Marketing and Bachelor in Finance from the New York Institute of Technology. He is fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu, and has basic fluency in German. He divides his time between New York, London, and New Delhi.

 

Everyone is welcome.