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Honouring Exceptional Achievements at the Inaugural Alumni Awards 2024


SP Jain Global proudly marked a significant event in its history – the inaugural Alumni Awards 2024. Held at our Mumbai campus, the event honoured and celebrated the remarkable accomplishments of our alumni community. Hosted by Nitish Jain, Founder & President of the SP Jain Group, the event saw a lively mix of leaders, faculty, staff, award nominees and senior alumni from batches 2004 to 2014. The nostalgic atmosphere was filled with pride and camaraderie as old bonds were reignited and new ones formed.

The nomination process for the awards was rigorous, with over 250 submissions received, reflecting the depth of talent within our alumni network. A rigorous selection process ensued, with a distinguished panel of judges painstakingly reviewing each candidate to identify the best of the best.

The judging panel, composed of senior SP Jain Global leaders from Dubai, Singapore, Sydney, and India, recognised the following alumni for their exceptional contributions:

  • Professional Excellence Award Winner:
    Akhil Somani (Global MBA 2010)
    Senior Managing Partner
    Motilal Oswal Pvt. Ltd.

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award Winner:
    Aishwarya Biswas (Global MBA 2008)
    Founder & MD, Auli

  • Social Impact Award Winner:
    Piyush Garg (Global MBA 2008)
    Director – Powertek Engineering

  • Young Alumnus Award Winner:
    Natasha Chandnani (Executive MBA 2017)
    Senior Manager – Marketing (Assistant Vice President)

  • Brand Ambassador Award Winner:
    Yogesh Rao (Global MBA 2008)
    Chief Data Scientist – Retail,
    Tata Consultancy Services

  • Best Chapter Award Winner:
    India West

The evening was filled with memorable moments, including a moving acceptance speech by Atul Anand, President of the India West Chapter, upon receiving the Best Chapter Award, and Mr Jain's insightful address, titled "Vision 20/20," which offered a glimpse into the school's past achievements and future aspirations.

Post-ceremony, the networking dinner offered a delightful setting for alumni to reconnect, share experiences, and explore potential collaborations. It was heartening to witness the genuine bonds of friendship and support that continue to thrive within the SP Jain community.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to the alumni for their enthusiastic participation in making our first awards a resounding success. Congratulations to all the winners, and we look forward to maintaining this tradition of excellence in the years to come.

We welcome you to catch a glimpse of the unforgettable moments from the inaugural Alumni Awards 2024.

President of the SP Jain Group
Nitish Jain, Founder & President of the SP Jain Group captivates the crowd with his inspiring words, setting the tone for a memorable evening.

Anu Madan
Anu Madan, Deputy Director – Alumni Relations, provides insights into the meticulous process behind the selection of award recipients, highlighting the calibre of talent within the SP Jain Global alumni network.

Akhil Somani
Akhil Somani's dedication and hard work are recognised as he graciously accepts the Professional Excellence Award, a testament to his stellar career achievements.

Alumni unite to honour the outstanding accomplishments of their peers
Alumni unite to honour the outstanding accomplishments of their peers, fostering a sense of camaraderie and pride within the SP Jain Global community.

Aishwarya Biswas
Aishwarya Biswas, winner of the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Award, shares her journey and vision, inspiring fellow alumni with her spirit and enthusiasm.

Yogesh Rao
Yogesh Rao receives the Brand Ambassador Award, for his unwavering commitment and dedication to building the SP Jain Global brand.

Atul Anand
Atul Anand, President of the India West Chapter, accepts the Best Chapter Award on behalf of a vibrant community that epitomises the spirit of collaboration and engagement.

Natasha Chandnani
Even in their absence, Natasha Chandnani, winner of the Young Alumnus Award, and Piyush Garg, recipient of the Social Impact Award, continue to inspire through their outstanding achievements.

Atul Anand
A snapshot capturing the pride and jubilation as award winners stand alongside Nitish Jain, commemorating a milestone event.

Atul Anand
A heartfelt thanks to the alumni and guests whose presence and participation contributed to the success of the inaugural Alumni Awards.



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