The Ranjan Kumar Memorial Lecture Series is supported by the IITK batch of 1986 in memory of their batch-mate Mr Ranjan Kumar. Mr Ranjan was a distinguished entrepreneur who had founded Cygnus Soft, because he believed in the importance of IITians being job creators.
A successful entrepreneurial alumnus is invited for a talk on entrepreneurship, held annually. The first lecture was delivered by Mr Ashish Gupta (BT/CSE/1998), President’s Gold Medalist) and PhD. in Computer Science from the Stanford University. He is now the co-founder of Helion Ventures Partners and Junglee. This year, Mr. Mukesh Bansal, founder of myntra.com, delivered the lecture where he shared his experiences and concluded that innovation in mobile technology is one of the most essential future strategies of any company.