2018 IACS Young Leaders Program

2018 IACS Young Leaders Program

Young Leaders Program







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Indo-American Community Services (IACS) is conducting Young Leaders program to help young mid-level managers. This program prepares the young managers for break through career growth and global business opportunities by providing skills, professional relationship strategies, financial aspects and global perspective. Breaking through requires fast starts, sustained momentum and inspired managerial practice to actively build career success with global reach, organizational impact and personal fulfillment.

The two-day Young Leaders Program consists of workshops on Leadership, Finance and Strategy during the day of June 14th and extends to the IACS Executive Leadership Conference extends to June 14th evening to June 15th afternoon.  The participants interact with some of the corporate business executives throughout the program. Breakfast Lunch and Dinner will be provided throughout the program.

This Young Leaders Program aims to provide new tools needed for participants to ignite their careers and global contributions. Working alongside fellow participants and in this program, you will develop insight and build competencies to increase your effectiveness as a manager of teams and an individual contributor.

Applicants are selected based on the following criteria

1. Have to be an Indian American and have to be around 35 years old or younger.

2. Have to be a manager or at higher level at their work.

3. Based on the recommendation letter from their management

4. Based on academic and professional experience

5. Based on the 200 words write up about their future plans

It is free for selected individual including breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the program.






June 14th  Thursday Starting at 8:00AM – 2PM

Venue:  Cardinal Ballroom, Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort & Conference Center


Thursday, June 14th 2018

8:00 am - 9:00 AM – Breakfast


9:00 – 10.00 AM – Leadership


Speaker | Pete Kyrychenko, VP, Talent Management & Leadership Development, ITW


10:00 – 10.30 AM – Break/Networking


10:30 – 11.30 AM – Finance


Speaker | Sumit Dangi, SVP & CFO Global Data & Information Management, HSBC


11:30 – 1.00 PM – Lunch/Networking


1:00 – 2.00 PM – Strategy


Speaker | Partner at McKinsey


Third IACS Executive Leadership Network’s Conference Agenda



Thursday, June 14th 2018


3:00 - 4.30 PM – Keynote & Panel Discussion Town Hall Meeting

Customer Experience Strategy and Case studies.

Keynote speakers |

Dilip Bhattacharjee, Partner at McKinsey

Mike Zimmerman, Executive Vice President, ITW

Vicki Arthur, Senior Vice President, Plastic Packaging and Protective Solutions at SONOCO


Moderator: Ankur Agrawal, Partner at McKinsey


5:30 – 9:00 PM - Welcome Reception, Networking, Dinner.

Keynote  –  “Customer Experience - conversation with Kunal Kapoor, CEO of Morningstar”

Keynote speakerKunal Kapoor, CEO of Morningstar

Moderator: Sundaram Nagarajan, Executive Vice President of ITW


Friday, June 15th 2018


7:30 AM - 8:30 AM- Group activity


8:30 AM - 9:15 AM – Breakfast


9:30 AM – 10:30 AM :  Conversation with Anne Pramaggiore, CEO of ComEd 

Keynote speaker | Anne Pramaggiore, CEO of ComEd

Moderator: Amy Best, SVP & Chief Human Recourses Officer, Exelon Corporation


11.00 AM - 12:00 AM: Customer Loyalty

Keynote speakers|

Sid Karri, Partner, Bain & Company

Sharat Mathur, Executive Vice President, IRI Woldwide

Dominic A. Dannessa, EVP & Chief Customer & Innovation Officer, USG     

Moderator: Srinivas Veeramasuneni, Chief Innovative Officer, USG Corporation


12.00 noon – 1.00 pm – Networking & Lunch


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Keynote & Panel Discussion Town Hall Meeting

Digital Customer Experience

Keynote speakers | 

Anand Chari, Strategic Technology Advisor for Gogo Air

Girish Juneja, SVP & Chief Digital Officer of Dover Corporation

Farhan Siddiqi, Chief Digital Officer of McDonald Corporation

Moderator: Varadheesh Chennakrishnan, Vice President - Applications & Enterprise Architecture at Ulta Beauty


2:00 pm   - Closing