IIM Indore’s Fellow Programme in Management – Industry (FPM-I) participant Subhendu Pattnaik won the prestigious Outstanding Corporate Citizen Award for Marketing & Strategy 2016 by Management Teachers Consortium Global (MTCG) on September 17, 2016, held at ISME, Bangalore.The award honors exceptional leaders from across the world for their stellar contribution in helping build the entrepreneurship ecosystem in their own fields.
Subhendu was selected for the category – Marketing & Strategy for his modest contribution in building a huge group of 2000+ marketers on LinkedIn online community, creating physical meet-up groups of entrepreneurs and startups in Hyderabad, Pune and Bangalore with a consolidated total of over 1800+ marketing enthusiasts and conducting meetings on regular basis to identify the marketing challenges these entrepreneurs are facing and helping to solve them. In addition, the award also recognized the fact that Subhendu is currently a business mentor and marketing advisor to multiple startups in Hyderabad, New Delhi and Bhubaneswar. (More details on the official website – http://www.mtcglobal.org/)
Subhendu was also among the panel speakers at the conference which had delegates from multiple countries including India, UK, Middle East, Fast East and Bangladesh. He spoke on the topic – ‘Disruptive Education for building Entrepreneurship ecosystem and Entrepreneurs’ which was greatly appreciated by delegates.