Satish Jha to be a Speaker in CSR Conference on 9 May in Mumbai

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By attending this conference, delegates will be able strengthen their organization’s reputation in business, dealing through outstanding operations and proven techniques in corporate responsibility. Contact for Registration: Rusen Kumar, M: 91 (0) 99810 99555, E: rusenk@indiacsr.in

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MUMBAI: INDIACSR (www.indiacsr.in) is the largest Indian business network for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), is organizing mega CSR Conference (www.conference.indiacsr.in) themed “CSR & Competitiveness” in Mumbai at Ramada Plaza Palm Grove, Juhu Beach in 9 May 2012. INDIACSR will also launch a edited book on CSR During the conference.

Satish Jha is the chairman of OLPC India Foundation that runs One Laptop per Child program in India. He is a writer, editor, corporate executive, social entrepreneur and enjoys working on initiatives that transform the environment they address.

That was followed with a stint at the Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad where he worked directly with R K Pachauri (later of TERI) and helped create the first Operations and Management System for the Power Department at the Govt of India. Subsequently he was invited as a senior research Editor of the Financial Express and later co-founded the Hindi daily Janasatta for the Indian Express Group. That was followed by the Editorship of Dinamaan, one of the most prestigious newsweeklies of its times. His wife founded the Polio Plus program (now Pulse Polio) and that led to her joining WHO in Geneva.

That helped him start a fresh chapter of his life in the corporate world and he was appointed the head of worldwide information system for a division of Roche, a pharmaceutical major. His experience as a CIO helped found James Martin & Co in India and supported a number of social initiatives with technologies in India, including Tarahaat.com, Drishtee, eHealthcare and Digital Partners among them. He started Baramati Initiatives along with Sharad Pawar and that has continued to be a centrepoint of social entrepreneurship with technology ever since.

He is a co-founder of TiE Pune and has been a member of the Board at TiE-DC, Special Adviser at Kofi Annan Center, Chairman- Digital Partners India, Member, Advisory Board at Perot Systems TS Inc, Adviser Foundation. He was a Hubert Humphrey Fellow at The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy and his several other fellowships included Ford Fellow at the University of Maryland, the Netherlands Fellow at the Institute of Social Studies, the Hague, France Telecom Fellow at Theseus/ EDHEC.at Development Gateway and a board member of India Center.

 

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