BITS Sets Off To Start Its 3 Day Global Meet, BITSAA, in Hyderabad What do you think is common among the following companies—Onida, Hotmail, RedBus, MapmyIndia, Bharat Forge, i-Flex, Sierra Atlanti, FoodKing etc?

Despite being successful business ventures even today, these companies are anchored by alumni of the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani.

And to keep this legacy alive by encouraging students, BITS is introducing a 3 day global meet, BITSAA, at Hyderabad campus of the premier Independent University where over 1,500 BITS alumni have gathered for the first time.

This global meet, BITSAA, has been especially scheduled on the occasion of the Institute’s Golden Jubilee year. The key theme of BITSAA is to celebrate innovation, achievement, and leadership.

Bijendra Nath Jain (Vice Chancellor, BITS Pilani) inaugurated BITSAA while VS Rao, Director, BITS-Pilani Hyderabad campus, Ashok Agarwal, Chairman, the global meet (BGM), Raju Reddy, Chairman, BITSAA International and others helmed the event.

The main highlight of this 3 day global meet is recognition of future business leaders under 30.

Panel discussions will be participated by Lakshmi Narayanan, Vice-Chairman, Cognizant Technology Solutions; Harish Bhat, MD & CEO, Tata Global Beverages; Rajesh Hukku (Former chairman & CEO i-Flex); Raj Gollamundi, Director, Intel Capital; SP Kothari, Dy Dean, MIT Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts, USA.

“We are extremely proud to have met our promise to raise one million dollars for BITS Pilani sponsored causes and are confident that the meet will serve as the genesis of better things to come and will contribute in the university’s progress to become one of the top institutes in Asia,” Ashok Agarwal was quoted as saying during the event.

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