100X.VC and Avid Learning present Blogs to Books: Expressions of Entrepreneurship as part of AVID Online. C-suite Executive, Tech Start-up Mentor Author, Blogger and Business Strategist Kaustubh Sonalkar and Corporate Lawyer, Public Speaker, Business Columnist and Author Ranjeev Dubey will be in conversation with Speaker, Trainer and Partner, Content Director at The Word Jockey Creative Content Studio Sapna Gupta. These dynamic speakers who straddle and effortlessly adapt their writing voices and insights across the digital and the print worlds- will discuss their successes in writing their first business books, writing based on their personal blogs, the future of blogging, the experience of getting their business writings published and the difference in writing content for the screen versus the page. Join us for insights into writing and publishing inspiring leadership and business content.
Kaustubh Sonalkar is a c-suite executive, mentor to technology startups, author, blogger and business strategist. His cross-border leadership experience covers industries like retail, manufacturing, infrastructure, telecom, media, IT and ITES. He uses his background in corporate strategy to sync business agenda with people management and has been a part of building multi-million dollar organizations from the ground up. Kaustubh has been a Ranji Trophy cricketer, music composer and business icon, and is passionate about women empowerment, transgender inclusion and the education of girl children. An agent of social change, he believes that technology can go a long way in bridging access.Read more
Ranjeev Dubey B.A. (Hons), Economics, Delhi University, LL.B., Admitted to the Bar in 1981, he is extensively experienced in main stream corporate commercial legal practice including strategic and general corporate advise, M&A, corporate contracting, corporate finance, private equity and venture capital. He has long years of experience in infrastructure law. As an experienced former trial court lawyer, he continues to guide litigations and specializes in complex, multi jurisdiction, multi court litigation. As the Managing Partner of the Firm, he is the team leader on many of the firm’s leading assignments, rendering advice and steering the strategic input at the pulse of the commercial bargain. He has been the principal speaker at many corporate communication initiatives. He is and has been a columnist for India’s leading magazines including Business World and Business Today. He has authored the pioneering litigation strategy book for business executives “Winning Legal Wars” (Macmillan, 2003). His latest expose of the real world of law “Legal Confidential” (Penguin 2016) has been widely reviewed.Read more
Sapna Gupta is a Speaker, trainer, visiting faculty of communication at the WWI School of Event Management and published author of ‘Staged’, a book on the live entertainment industry of India. Sapna is a content enthusiast who believes there is a story behind everything. With over a decade of domain expertise in live experiences and creating medium-agnostic communication, Sapna believes in journeying with brands and consumers. Currently running a successful and award-winning content start-up, The Word Jockey Content Studio, she has worked on content strategy and execution for some of the biggest corporate brands in India and overseas, thereby carving out a distinct space for herself in content creation and marketing.Read more