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XLRI PGDM(GM) has completed the Fire Chat Interview: SUMIT CHANDRA

4th October 2023

XLRI Jamshedpur recently hosted an outstanding CXO Series event featuring Sumit Chandra as the guest speaker. The event provided PGDM GM Batch students with valuable insights into corporate leadership and talent acquisition.

Sumit Chandra is an accomplished professional with over two decades of experience in talent acquisition, leadership hiring, and executive search. Currently serving as the Director of Leadership Hiring and University Relations at Flipkart, he is a prominent figure in the corporate world. His role involves shaping Flipkart's leadership team and overseeing university relations and campus hiring programs.

Sumit's career journey includes roles at Hiring Ideas, where he specialized in recruiting top talent for technology startups, and as the CEO of MakeMyJob.com, a niche technology recruitment firm. His expertise and entrepreneurial spirit have made him a sought-after expert in the industry.

The event commenced with great enthusiasm as a student representative extended a warm welcome to all attendees, setting the tone for an event filled with anticipation and eagerness. To express their gratitude and appreciation, XLRI Jamshedpur presented bouquets to Mr. Sumit Chandra and Madam Ayushi Mathur, a distinguished XLRI alumna and companion to Mr. Chandra.

Sumit's session showcased Flipkart's journey and emphasized the importance of innovation and trust in achieving success. He encouraged students to develop essential qualities for effective leadership.

The event included a dynamic Q&A segment, enriching the discussion.

The culmination of the event was marked by a momentous gesture of appreciation. Professor Sunil Sarangi, Co-Convenor of Corporate Relations, Career Services, Placement & Industry-Institute Interaction (CRCS), and Coordinator of the Centre for Entrepreneurship at XLRI Jamshedpur, extended his heartfelt gratitude to Mr. Sumit Chandra for sharing his invaluable insights with the XLRI community. In recognition of their significant contributions to the event and in a gesture symbolizing the strong partnership between Flipkart and XLRI Jamshedpur, Professor Sarangi presented both Mr. Sumit Chandra and Madam Ayushi Mathur with commemorative mementos.

This event reinforced XLRI's commitment to providing students with industry exposure and insights from accomplished professionals, benefiting from Sumit Chandra's expertise in leadership hiring.

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