Wednesday, October 2, 2013

VIPANAN – The Marketing Summit

     Can Big Data truly replace Creative Marketing?

Big data is already a buzzword in the field of Marketing. Marketers are getting increasingly interested and involved in capturing and analyzing Big Data for a variety of reasons. For a management student, it is of vital importance to understand about this new concept. DoMS, IIT Roorkee found such an opportunity to discuss the topic and learn from the industry leaders. The event was marketing summit, Vipanan which was organized on 15-Sep-2013 at Department of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee in association with ISTD Dehradun chapter. The event was sponsored by brands such as Namo Alloy & Indian Oil and conducted by MarkIIT, the marketing club of DoMS, IIT Roorkee. There was an aura of excitement in the department and students were enthusiastic about the same.

The event saw participation of some of the industry stalwarts. A total of four eminent personalities joined the occasion and shared their experience with the students. Their brief profiles are mentioned below.

Mr. D. Bhattacharyya – Sr. Executive Director (HR), IFFCO
Mr. Shushobhan Chowdhury – VP and Head of Digital Strategy India, JWT
Mr. Raghu Iyer - Head Marketing (Vaccine Business), Panacea Biotech Ltd.
Mr. Divyang Gupta – Account Manager, IBM