Mr Sam Pitroda, Advisor to the Prime Minister of India on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations addressed young leaders, entrepreneurs and students and took session on ‘Leadership and Innovation: Ideas for India on Jan 25, 2012 at Travancore Hall, Technopark, Trivandrum. Sam Pitroda urged them to work towards building innovation as the latest culture in India. He said it would only be innovation that would take the country to dizzying heights.He said people with great ideas would definitely have the opportunity to implement their ideas with the right funding.
The other speakers were Mr Shaffi Mather, Fellow, Aspen India Leadership Initiative, who is an advocate with the Supreme Court apart from being a public policy analyst and an entrepreneur, and Mr V. K. Mathews, President, GTech. The programme was organized as the sixteenth Inspire Session and was jointly hosted by The Aspen Institute India and Group of Technology Companies (GTech).