Guest Lecture by Mr. Vikas Gupta
Date: 25 th August 2018
The senior and junior batches of SIIB attended a guest lecture by Mr. Vikas Gupta, Managing
Director of Talent at Deloitte. The event commenced with his felicitation by our Director, Dr.
Asmita Chitnis. The lecture started with an inspiring note on how a zealous drive for change
and making an impact was necessary among students. Mr. Gupta quoted that disruptive
technologies in the present era would create jobs and accelerate the growth of economies.
He described various new technologies and business models like Blockchain, Bitcoin, Cloud,
Internet Of Things, Mixed Reality, Robotic Automation and Artificial Intelligence. He
pinpointed the various traits one needs to upskill, for being a part of the ever-advancing
technological workforce. He derived that the fundamental equation for making the most of
the academic journey was to ‘explore’ by being ‘mindful’ and ‘consistently’ ‘curious’ of the
changes happening around us. After the lecture, Mr. Gupta answered many inquisitive
queries, about evolutions in the era of the Industrial Revolution 4.0, which were put forth by
both the senior and junior students.