Global Business Summit – Disrupt X Series II
GBS, or Global Business Summit, is a flagship initiative of the Times Group that envisions to bring together visionaries, thought leaders, heads of state, policy makers, academicians and corporate heads cohesively driving a singular agenda for Scripting Economic Change, by connecting the building blocks of Economics for India and the Globe.
Launched on January 15, 2015, GBS seeks to provide solutions to key macroeconomic challenges being faced in the current context and put forth a blue print for sustainable, inclusive economic growth. GBS also serves as a platform for government to government interactions, business to government meetings, business to business engagements and helps corporates and governments secure investments by showcasing opportunities to apt audiences.
The event has witnessed an envious collection of global leaders, thought leaders, CEOs’, like NARENDRA MODI, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India; BILL GATES, Co- Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; DICK CHENEY, former Vice President of United States; PROF. PAUL KRUGMAN, Nobel Laureate, Economist & Academician; PROF. NOURIEL ROUBINI, American Economist; NASSIM NICHOLAS TALEB, Scholar, Statistician and Risk Analyst; PROF JEFFREY D. SACHS, Renowned Economics Professor, Bestselling Author, Innovative Educator; ARIANNA HUFFINGTON, Founder & CEO, Thrive Global, BRIAN CHESKY, Co-founder and CEO, Airbnb; REED HASTINGS, Founder & CEO, Netflix; STEVE WOZNIAK, Co-Founder, Apple Inc.; MARTIN EBERHARD, Co-Founder, Tesla; DARA KHOSROWSHAHI, CEO, Uber; BILL WINTERS, Group Chief Executive, Standard Chartered; DONALD TRUMP JR., Executive Vice President, The Trump Organization; NARAYANA MURTHY, Chairman Emeritus, Infosys; GP HINDUJA, Co-Chair, Hinduja Group; KIRAN MAZUMDAR SHAW, Executive Chairperson, Biocon; ANIL AGARWAL, Chairman, Vedanta Resources; SHAH RUKH KHAN, Actor, Producer, Activist.