The very architecture of thought has transformed in the digital world. It is marked by agility, speed, disruptive processes and the courage of creative destruction and reinvention. A distinguished panel seeks the markers and provocations of change, and discusses how it can be inclusive for the greater good.
Asad Lalljee is SVP, Essar Group, CEO of Avid Learning, a public programming platform, and Curator, Royal Opera House, Mumbai. Under Asad’s leadership, AVID has distinguished itself with a variety of arts and cultural programming and is currently at the forefront of India’s cultural hub. In 2016, he was appointed curator of the newly restored Royal Opera House, Mumbai for which he has designed a robust program. In 2018, Asad was inducted into the prestigious FICCI Art and Culture Committee and has co-convened foray conferences for FICCI’s Smart Cities, Art Cities IP in Mumbai and Bangalore. Asad brings several years of advertising, publishing, marketing and business development experience, both in international and domestic markets. Asad worked for 14 years in New York with companies like McCann-Erickson and Hill Holiday (IPG). He holds a B.A. in Economics from St. Xavier's College and an M.A. in Global Marketing Communications from Emerson College, Boston.Read more