The Hon. Shri Subhash R. Desai, Minister for Industries, Government of Maharashtra officially inaugurated the Center and U.S. Counsel General Thomas Vajda, Dr. Mukesh Aghi, President of the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC), Tushar Vikram, Head, Commercial Banking – Citibank India, Ramesh Nair, Chief Operating Office, JLL India and Sanjay Modi, Managing Director (India, Middle East, South East Asia & Hong Kong), Monster.com India were amongst the panelists sharing views on the growing Indo-US relationship and the exciting opportunities India presents to the U.S. business community in India.

Honorable Minister and VIP’s were greeted by USIBC President Mr. Mukesh Aghi and U.S. Business Centers CEO Mr. Adrian Mutton.  Mr. Mutton led the tour of the U.S. Business Center on the 9th Floor for the Minister and VIP’s.

Mr. Adrian Mutton opened the session by welcoming Chief Guest the Hon. Shri Subhash R. Desai and U.S. Counsel General Thomas Vajda, Dr. Mukesh Aghi, President of the U.S. India Business Council (USIBC), Tushar Vikram, Head, Commercial Banking, Citibank India, Ramesh Nair, Chief Operating Office, JLL India and Sanjay Modi, Managing Director (India, Middle East, South East Asia & Hong Kong), Monster.com India.
Ken Silverman, Head of U.S. Business Centers and Head of North America, Sannam S4 moderated the panel discussion. Panel had distinguished speakers: U.S. Counsel General Thomas Vajda, Dr. Mukesh Aghi, President of the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC), Tushar Vikram, Head, Commercial Banking – Citibank India, Ramesh Nair, Chief Operating Office, JLL India and Sanjay Modi, Managing Director (India, Middle East, South East Asia & Hong Kong), Monster.com India.

The event was attended by over 130+ leading figures from U.S. and Indian companies and government officials.

 

Chief Guest

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Hon. Shri Subhash R. Desai

MINISTER FOR INDUSTRIES, GOVERNMENT OF MAHARASHTRA

Speakers

Adrian Mutton

Adrian Mutton

CEO AND FOUNDER SANNAM S4 & U.S. BUSINESS CENTERS
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Ken Silverman

SENIOR INTERNATIONAL ADVISOR, SANNAM S4 & U.S. BUSINESS CENTERS
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Mr. Sanjay Modi

MANAGING DIRECTOR (INDIA, MIDDLE EAST, SOUTH EAST ASIA & HONG KONG), MONSTER.COM INDIA
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Mr. Ramesh Nair

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER – BUSINESS, JLL INDIA
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Mr. Thomas L. Vajda

U.S. CONSUL GENERAL, CONSULATE GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES
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Mr. Tushar Vikram

HEAD OF COMMERCIAL BANKING, CITIBANK INDIA
Bharat Rampal

Bharat Rampal

HEAD- INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Agenda

8:45 AM Registration
9:30 AM Welcome Remarks
Mr. Adrian Mutton, CEO and Founder, Sannam S4 and U.S. Business Centers
9:35 AM Opening Remarks

Dr. Mukesh Aghi, President, U.S.-India Business Council

9:40 AM Special Remarks

Mr. Thomas Vajda, U.S. Consul General in Mumbai, U.S. Department of State
Mr. Amitabh Kant, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion

10:00 AM Chief Guest and Keynote Address

Hon. Shri Subhash R. Desai, Minister for Industries, Government of Maharashtra

10:20 AM Armchair Discussion

Achieving $500 billion in Bilateral Trade. Multiplying the Opportunity by Bringing SMEs and the Supply Chain into India

Moderator

Mr. Ken Silverman, Head of North America, Sannam S4 and U.S. Business Centers

Panelists

  • Mr. Thomas Vajda, U.S. Consul General in Mumbai, U.S. Department of State
  • Mr. Amitabh Kant, Secretary, DIPP
  • Mr. Tushar Vikram, Head of Commercial Banking, Citibank India
  • Mr. Ramesh Nair, Chief Operating Officer – Business, JLL India
  • Mr. Sanjay Modi,Managing Director (India,Middle East, South East Asia & Hong Kong), Monster.com India
11:20 AM Closing Address
Mr. Tushar Vikram, Head of Commercial Banking, Citibank India
11:25 AM Vote of Thanks
Mr. Adrian Mutton, CEO and Founder, Sannam S4 and U.S. Business Centers
11:30 AM Networking and guided tours of the U.S. Business Center