Metanoia – The Annual BITS Alumni Summit

Keeping in mind its resolute mission to keep the alumni of BITS connected to their Alma mater and to maintain the integrity and strength of the vast alumni community, Alumni Relations Cell of BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus conducted the first ever Alumni Summit 1.0 on the 30th of August 2015 that witnessed speakers who had established themselves in various fields of life. They reminisced about their life back at the BITS campuses and their journey thereafter. Seven speakers were:

    • Anugula Rakesh Reddy- a BJP Youth Wing politician and the founder of Nirmaan
    • Akash Gupta- the founder of Grey Orange Robotics
    • Jenish Mehta- a Graduate Student at California Institute of Technology
    • Ajay Chaturvedi- the founder of HarVa and a published Author
    • Nikita Bhardia- an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad and the founder of Udaan
    • Harish Sivaramakrishnan – the lead singer of the band Agam
    • Garv Malik- a stand-up comedian and founder of OpenMics

The pictures of Alumni Summit 1.0 can be accessed here.

The second edition, Alumni Summit 2.0 was conducted on 28th of August, 2016. The speakers invited were:

  • Kartik Aneja, CEO and Co-Founder at Nayi Disha Studios.
  • Rishabh Goel, Associate Relationship Manager at Prodigy Finance
  • Ankit Taparia, Co-Founder of Teramatrix Technologies
  • Sanchit Sethi, CEO and Founder of StayUncle
  • Prakhar Bindal, CEO & founder of NameCart(formerly Axsiom)
  • Bhaskar E V, Under-Secretary to Ministry of Finance, Government of India
  • Nikhil Tavora, Former Match Coordinator & Operations Executive at FC Goa

The pictures of Alumni Summit 2.0 can be accessed here.

The third edition was conducted on 26th of August, 2017. The speakers invited were:

  • Padmini Chettur, Dancer and Founder of Padmini Chettur Dance Company.
  • Bandanjot Singh, Expeditioner – First Indian Sikh to raise the Indian Flag on Antarctica.
  • Shashi Warrier, Author.
  • B Sandhya, Additional Director General of Kerala Police, India.
  • Shreyas Habbu, Chief Minister’s Fellow, Government of Maharashtra.
  • Nishith Rastogi, Founder,

The pictures of Metanoia 2017 can be accessed here.

The fourth edition was conducted on 25th August, 2018. The speakers invited were:

  • Surabhi Dewara, Founder and CEO of
  • Sameer Qayoom, BITSAA 30 under 30 award winner and founder of a Football start-up in Kashmir
  • Chintan Zalani, A renowned writer, blogger and content marketer
  • Jatin Adlakha, Founder and Director of Wander Gupt
  • Shruthi Vishwanath, A musician, educator and composer
  • Mani Shankar, A Bollywood director, holographic technology expert, writer and speaker.
  • Prithviraj Chavan, An Indian politician who was the 17th Chief Minister of Maharashtra

The pictures of Metanoia 2018 can be accessed here.

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