Wharton India Economic Forum 2022-23
January 7-8, 2023

The Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) is Wharton's premier student-run, India-centric business conference, and is the largest student-run conference in India. It brings together world leaders, professionals, academics and students from around the world to discuss India's evolution into a prominent global economic power.

January 7-8, 2022
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32 DAYS : 18 HRS : 10 MINS : 10 SECS
January 8, 2022
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ATTENDEES EACH YEAR
300+
CONFERENCE RUNNING SINCE
1996
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500+

Conference Theme

Transforming India Inc: For India and beyond

The conference aims to discuss India's journey with establishing herself at the central stage in the global economy. We will reflect on the steps that India Inc has taken so far, talk about how companies, new and old are disrupting the markets today, and talk about what more needs to be done going forward for India to lead on all fronts.
An exciting line-up of panel discussions, keynote speakers and fireside chats will cover a variety of pertinent topics including the Indian Tech. landscape, bridging the talent gap, transformation in legacy industries and the evolution of Indian sports and enterntainment industry.

Every year, WIEF features renowned speakers who are at the forefront of India’s economic and business growth. The forum receives extensive media coverage in India and in the wider business community. Recent forums have been covered by networks such as CNBC, Republic TV, NDTV, and Bloomberg, broadcast over TV and the internet, and covered by over 30 journalists and all major publications.

Past Speakers

Abdul Kalam
11th President of India
Henry Paulson
Former CEO, Goldman Sachs
Montek Singh Ahluwalia
Economist & Indian Civil Servant
N. R. Narayana Murthy
Co-founder, Infosys
Mukesh Ambani
Chairman, Reliance Industries
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
Founder & Chairperson, Biocon
K. V. Kamath
Chief, New Development Bank of BRICS
Chanda Kochhar
MD & CEO, ICICI Bank
Nandan Nilekani
Entrepreneur, Bureaucrat & Politician
Ronnie Screwvala
Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
Kamal Haasan
Actor & Philanthropist
Shankar Mahadevan
Musician

WIEF Podcast Series

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Past Speakers

Abdul Kalam
11th President of India
Henry Paulson
Former CEO, Goldman Sachs
Montek Singh Ahluwalia
Economist & Indian Civil Servant
N. R. Narayana Murthy
Co-founder, Infosys
Mukesh Ambani
Chairman, Reliance Industries
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
Founder & Chairperson, Biocon
K. V. Kamath
Chief, New Development Bank of BRICS
Chanda Kochhar
MD & CEO, ICICI Bank
Nandan Nilekani
Entrepreneur, Bureaucrat & Politician
Ronnie Screwvala
Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
Kamal Haasan
Actor & Philanthropist
Shankar Mahadevan
Musician