SKV presents Workplace Trends Conclave, India
Studiokon Ventures Private Limited (SKV), presented Workplace Trends, India. Tushar Mittal, MD, SKV and India Partner for Workplace Trends kick started the conclave by announcing that the conclave will be focusing on People, Place, and Performance powered by Technology. The conclave was held on Friday, 15th November 2019, 9am to 7pm at Hyatt Regency, New Delhi.
It is a well-established fact that technology can improve the quality and increase the quantity of jobs in India. As one of the biggest talent markets and housing one of the largest young workforces, it is critical to get ‘India Inc’ updated on the latest technology trends in the future of Workplaces.
Union Cabinet Ministers Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad and Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey delivered their address to the industry experts and thought leaders on the Government of India’s vision of Digital India, advancing smart skills and New age technologies for connectivity, sustainability, design and Innovation to make the future of work more productive and accessible to women, youth and other communities.
Since the first workplace trends event in London in 2002, the path breaking idea was among the first to look at the now familiar subjects of wellbeing, productivity, creativity, happiness, biomimicry, psychology, biophilia, agile & activity based working, cellular vs open plan, to name a few. Workplace Trends conclave are about sharing knowledge and connecting people - bringing together professionals with a common goal of making the workplace a great and productive space to be.
With the focus on discovering the latest trends in offices and discuss the disruptive implications of the changing nature of work, SKV brought the platform to India wherein the Global leaders discussed and highlighted the Global trends that are shaping the future of workplaces. The speakers from the US, UK, and India highlighted up-coming hot topics for the workplace to create fantastic world-class, sustainable, creative, welcoming, and productive spaces.
Tushar Mittal, MD, SKV and India Partner for Work Place Trends said, “Offices have become a hallmark of their culture and the embodiment of their Brand philosophies. With the debut of Workplace Trends in India, SKV provided a unique opportunity to connect innovators and inventors. With the focus on millennial work force, the platform created a constructive dialogue on the future story of India and policy resolutions for mega trends impacting economy.”
The conclave brought together the most thoughtful, inspirational, and relevant panelists & speakers for the workplace of today and the upcoming future. The speakers for the New Delhi conference were Jitu Virwani, Chairman & MD, Embassy Group Chris Bubb, Senior Partner & Alessandro Ranaldi, Head Workplace Consultancy & Partner, Foster + partners; Dinesh Malkani, Founder and CEO, Smarten Spaces; Karan Virwani, CWeO, WeWork; Manit Rastogi, Founding Partner, Morphogenesis; Nana Oti-Boateng, Digital Transformation Consultant, Vodafone Group; Neil Usher, Chief Workplace Officer, GoSpace; Nigel Oseland, Director, Workplace Unlimited; Sam Sahni, Regional Principal, Strategy, Unispace; Sriram Khattar, MD, Rental Business, DLF.
The Panelists were Anshul Jain, Country Head, India Cushman & Wakefield, India; Kunal Mehra, MD, Table Space Technologies; Amit Grover, Executive Director, DLF Office Business; Avnish Singh, MD & Country Head, India Tishman Speyer; Bejul Somaia, Partner, Lightspeed; Gurjot Bhatia, MD - Project Management, CBRE, South Asia; Harsh Lambah, Regus, Country Manager; Kelvin Ashby- King, MD, T2 Consulting; Markus Heinrich, Haworth, Senior Workplace Advisor, APAC; Peush Jain, Executive Director & Head of Advisory and Transactions, CBRE, North India; Raman Bountra, Regional Workplace Director, JLL; Yash Gupta, Managing Partner, YG Real Estate; Piyush Gandhi, Executive Director, JLL India; Rohit Rajput, CEO, Max Ventures; Sahil Vachani, MD & CEO, Max Ventures; Sameer Nayar, Founder & CEO, Buildsupply; Sanjeev Mohanty, MD - South Asia, Middle East and N Africa, Levi Strauss; Manish Periwal, CMD, Pioneer Urban Land ; Sonali Bhagwati, Founding Partner, DPA; Sonali Rastogi, Founding Partner, Morphogenesis; Stefan Gheorghiu, Milicin, Global Head of Real Estate, GFK; Sumit Arora, Senior Director – Head Operations, CBRE; Syed Moinuddin, Project Director India Operations, Google; Vikramjit Singh, HR Head, Fung Group; Vishesh Chandiok, National Managing Partner – Grant Thornton; Abhishek Goenka, MD, Gowrks, Pawan Maini, Country Manager India, MACE; Chulamas Jitpatima, MQDC, Indian Real Estate Director, Aparna Piramal, Author.