Guest Lecture by Mr. Balaji Ranganathan

5th February 2019

IIM Sambalpur feels honoured to have had the opportunity of hosting Mr. Balaji Ranganathan, Vice President Corporate Audit, Fidelity Investments for an insightful session on 5th of February. He briefed the students about the importance of data and demonstrated the rapid growth in data over the years. He further extensively discussed about the global shift from active to passive investments. He highlighted the use of AI, Bots and the use of data analytics in today's fast paced world. He also enlightened the students about Bitcoin and block chain technology. Finally he concluded the guest lecture by giving pragmatic examples of challenges being faced by him as an auditor in Fidelity Investments.

The lecture was very informative and immensely helpful for the students. It helped students garner more knowledge about various changes and challenges being faced by Fintech sector in incumbent scenario.

Thank you Sir for your Valuable Insights and time.