2nd Indian Family Businesses Conference 2019

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad & Priwexus are back with their 2nd Indian Family Business Conference- country’s biggest gathering of family businesses and single family offices.

Join us for a prolific two-day conference designed by and for India’s leading family businesses.

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad will serve as the backdrop for this prestigious event scheduled on September 20th-21st, 2019. Join prominent Indian family businesses for prolific educational sessions and collaborative networking opportunities.

IFBC19 will feature an impressive line-up of national and international keynote speakers and will focus on the unique opportunities & challenges of Indian family businesses.

The main purpose of the conference is to provide family businesses an opportunity to listen, learn and share their experiences on various topics of interest.

About IIM Ahmedabad

IIMA is India’s best and Asia’s foremost Business School, IIMA continues to be ranked as one of the finest management institutions in the world. In 2008, IIMA also became the first business school in the country to be awarded EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) accreditation. This accreditation awarded by the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) certifies that the quality of IIMA’s academic processes and programmes are at par with the best business schools globally that have similar accreditation.

Website: www.iima.ac.in

About Priwexus

Priwexus is a unique membership community of single family offices, prominent business families and individuals of significant wealth in India. It is an impartial peer-to-peer networking forum dedicated to serve all the key focus areas of successful families including investments, philanthropy, family governance, tax, legal, estate management and next-gen education. Priwexus offers a premier gateway to Indian Family Offices & HNW Families to connect and learn from their counterparts from across all disciplines of the global Family Office Community.
Website: www.priwexus.com

08: 00


09: 00

Welcome Remarks

Errol D’Souza, Director, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
Chitra Singla, Faculty Chair, Young Entrepreneurs Program

09: 15

Opening Remarks

Aditya Gadge, Founder, AIWMI & Priwexus

09: 30

Keynote Session: How Competitive Forces Shape Strategy

Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman, Aditya Birla Group

10: 15

Building Family & Business Together

Narayan Murthy, Co-founder, Infosys
Sudha Murthy, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation

11: 00


11: 30

Letting Go in a Family Business

Sunil Kant Munjal, Chairman, Hero Enterprises

12: 15

Key to Successful Generation Change

Azim Premji, Wipro
Rishad Premji, Chairman, Wipro

13: 00


14: 00

Coping with Conflict

Gautam Singhania, Managing Director, Raymond

14: 45

Developing Your Next CEO

Sanjay S. Lalbhai, Chairman & MD, Arvind Ltd.
Gautam Adani, Chairman & Founder, Adani Group

15: 30

Running a Family Business: Shareholder’s Perspective

Ajith Rai, Executive Chairman, Suprajit Industries,
Deepak Chirpal, CEO, Nandan Denims

16: 15


16: 45

Women Power in Family Business

Mallika Srinivasan, Chief Executive Officer, Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd.
Samina Vaziralli, Executive Vice Chairperson, Cipla
Roshni Nadar, Executive Director & CEO, HCL Enterprises

17: 30

The Role of Families in Succession Decisions & Performance

Adi Godrej, Chairman, Godrej

18: 00

End of the Day 1 of the conference

19: 00

Networking Dinner

09: 00

Strategies for Growing Multi-Generational Wealth

Prathap C. Reddy, Founder, Apollo Hospitals
Shobana Kamineni, Executive Chairperson, Apollo Hospital

10: 00

Sibling Revelry & Building Businesses Together

Isha Ambani, Director, Reliance Jio
Aakash Ambani, Director, Reliance Jio

11: 00


11: 30

Movies & Business

Karan Johar, Director, Actor, Producer, Television Host, Screenwriter & more
Ekta Kapoor, Joint Managing Director, Balaji Telefilms

12: 15

Valedictory Session Leadership Lessons for the Next Generation

Harsh Mariwala, Founder & Chairman, Marico

13: 00

Lunch & End of Conference

*Please note that the agenda is subject to change as per the availability of speakers

Prof. Errol D’Souza
Ph.D. (JNU)
Errol D’Souza is a Professor of Economics and the Director at the Indian Institute of
Management Ahmedabad.

Errol studied Economics and Statistics at the University of Mumbai where he was
awarded the Kashinath Trimbak Telang gold medal for obtaining the first rank in his
M.A. (Economics) degree. He obtained his Ph.D. as a University Grants Commission
National Research Fellow from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

He has held appointments such as the IFCI Chair Professor at the University of
Mumbai, India Chair Professor at the University Sciences Po in Paris, as a Visiting
Professor of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, as an Honorary Senior
Fellow of the Institute of South Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore, a
Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, and as a Visiting Professor at the Turin School
of Development of the ILO. He has worked on academic committees of the University
Grants Commission and the Indian Council of Social Science Research, and has been
associated with the Planning Commission of India and the Reserve Bank of India in
various capacities, including as a Member, Technical Advisory Committee on Monetary
Policy. He is on the Academic Council of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, the
Institute for Human Development, Delhi, and on the Advisory Board of the International
Centre for Development and Decent Work at Kassel, Germany. He was a Director of the
National Housing Bank and is currently on the Board of Governors of the National
Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi, the Rajasthan Shram Sarathi
Association, Udaipur, and the India Gold Policy Centre.

He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Quantitative Economics (Springer), the
Indian Journal of Labour Economics (Springer), and Macroeconomics and Finance in
Emerging Market Economies (Taylor & Francis). He is engaged in research in the areas
of macroeconomics, development finance and public policy.

Aditya is the Founder of Priwexus. Aditya also holds the following positions

  • Founder & CEO- Association of International Wealth Management of India (AIWMI)
  • Founder & Principal Advisor- Indian Association of Alternative Investment Funds (IAAIF)
  • Member- Board of Directors at Association of International Wealth Management (AIWM), Switzerland
  • Member- Advisory Board at Family Office Group, USA.

Aditya has 15 years of experience in the Financial Services sector in varied disciplines like Wealth Advisory, Financial Education, Consulting, Strategic Planning & Brand Building.

Aditya has done his Masters in Human Resources, Masters in Economics and is a Certified Financial Planner. A prolific writer, Aditya has been regularly contributing to various business, financial and education publications. Aditya is also a Member- Editorial Board of International Family Offices Journal (Global Law & Business). Aditya has recently co-authored 2 books on Credit Research and 1 book on Global Family Offices.

Aditya is a Member- Occupational Standards Committee of the BFSI Sector Skills Council and is also a Member- Capital Markets Committee of Indian Merchants’ Chambers (IMC). Aditya is also a Mentor with some of the leading global start-up accelerators.

Associate Partner

Indian Institute of Management
Vastrapur,Ahmedabad 380015
Gujarat, INDIA

Sr. No. Room Tariff Contact
1 Suite Room Rs.5500/- + 18% GST per night per room ifbc@iima.ac.in
2 KLMDC/IMDC Room Single Occupancy- Rs.3200/- + 18% GST per room per night

Double Occupancy- Rs.4600/- +18% GST per room per night

Suggested Hotels

Sr. No Hotel Address Contact Person Contact Details Distance from IIMA
1 Hotel Inder Residency Gujarat College Rd, Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad, Gujarat – 380006 Subhasis Banerjee
M: 98985 65084
Around 4.6 kms
2 Novotel Iscon Cross Road, Next to Wide Angle Cinema, S G Highway, Ahmedabad, Gujarat – 380015 Chaitali Mehta
M: 8238000809
Around 4.2 kms
3 The Pride Plaza Hotel Judges Bungalow Road, Off S.G. Road, Ahmedabad, Gujarat – 380054 Suma Menon

M: 9898500622
E:  reservations.ahmd@pridehotel.com

Around 2.5 kms
4 Starottel 15,Ashram Road Usmanpura, Ahmedabad-380013, Gujarat Kavita

M: 9601288595 / 9712880196  E: sm1@starottel.com

Around 5.5 kms
5 Crown Plaza Sarkhej – Gandhinagar Hwy, Near Shapath V, Prahlad Nagar, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380015 Vipul Kaushal
M: 9979847979
Around 4.8 kms
6 Hyatt Regency 17/A, Ashram Road
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 380014
Rohan Ghalsasi M: 7574826637
T: 079-4017 1354/7132 1234

Around 5 kms
7 The Fern Near Sola Overbridge, S.G. Highway, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380054 Praveen Kumar
M: 9099937411
T: 079-71001001/006
Around 5.8 kms


For any queries, reach out to

Ms. Akleema Shaikh

Ph. No: +91 86574 87788

E-mail: info@priwexus.com

AIWMI, Level 9, Platina, Block G
Plot C-59, Bandra Kurla Complex


Registration Fee:
Types of Participants Early Bird Registration
(Before August 15, 2019)
(After August 16, 2019)
Priwexus Members Complementary Complementary
AIWMI Members and IIM Alumni INR 11,800 (inclusive of GST) INR 17,700 (inclusive of GST)
Regular Participants INR 17,700 (inclusive of GST) INR 23,600 (inclusive of GST)


AIWMI Members, IIM Alumni and Regular Participants – Register here


Priwexus Members- To register, please write to us on memberships@priwexus.com