The society, community and the world demand change, a change that will take our nation and the world towards a prosperous and just society. But this change shall not arise unless we transcend the boundaries of what is accepted and look beyond the pre-established conventions. That is why every year Vista brings together a range of eminent personalities from diverse fields to show us the way and inspire. Here are the stalwarts from diverse fields coming to inspire us all in this edition of Vista.
Kumud is VP of Technology and Manufacturing Group and President of Intel India. A 1987 batch joinee at Intel, besides her corporate leadership responsibilities, Kumud also serves as member of the Board for several educational institutions.
Padmashri Dr. Kamal Haasan
An acclaimed actor, director, screenplay writer and playback singer, Padmashri Dr. Kamal Haasan needs no introduction. He is the recipient of three National Film Awards and numerous Filmfare Awards, and is among the rare few to have completed 50 years in the Indian film industry.
Preeti is one of India’s best-selling authors with 4 books to her name, the latest of which, The Secret Wish List, was launched this year. Her earlier book Tea for Two and a Piece of Cake was among the top 5 Indian fiction best-sellers in 2012.
Anand Pillai is Sr. Executive Vice President & Chief Learning Officer at Reliance Industries Ltd. He has been recently appointed to become a Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on New Models of Leadership 2011.
Vanya is Pantaloons Femina Miss India World title winner in 2012. Vanya represented India at the Miss World 2012 pageant. She also won 2012 Miss Beautiful Eyes, 2012 Miss photogenic and 2012 Miss Glowing Skin, while competing with 19 models for the top honour.
Syed Sultan Ahmed
Syed is the Managing Director of Edumedia India. A passionate educator, he is a recipient of two prestigious President of India’s National Film Awards as producer, advisor to CIET-NCERT, a respected event manager, event host & columnist.