2017 Sikh Leadership Summit

Building Your Brand and the Power of Personal Storytelling

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1

6pm

PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA

(25 W 52nd St, New York, NY)

Event Schedule

  • 6:00-7:00pm Registration/Networking and Light Snacks
  • 7:00-7:10pm Welcome and Opening Remarks (Mr. Teji Bindra, President, Sikh Art & Film Foundation; Mr. Mitchell Barnett, Vice Chairman, Cushman & Wakefield)
  • 7:10-7:30pm Keynote Speaker: Richard Lui (News Anchor, MSNBC and NBC News)
  • 7:30-8:45pm Panel Discussion
  • 8:45-9:00pm Closing Remarks

Keynote Speaker

 

Richard Lui

Richard Lui

News Anchor for MSNBC & NBC News

Richard Lui has more than 30 years in television, technology, and business--often addressing Fortune 500 and Silicon Valley firms as a thought leader in media, marketing, and storytelling. Lui is a veteran journalist and news anchor for MSNBC, NBC News and CNN Worldwide (ex). In 2007 Lui became the first Asian American male to anchor a daily national news broadcast in the U.S. He has launched six technology brands over three business cycles, most recently with an artificial intelligence company in Silicon Valley. While at Citibank, he co-developed a fintech payment process from which he holds a patent.

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Scheduled Speakers

 

Ravinder S. Bindra

Ravinder S. Bhalla

Mayor-Elect, Hoboken, NJ; Partner, Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader; City Councilman-At-Large, Hoboken, NJ

Ravinder S. Bhalla is a Partner in the Rochelle Park office at Florio Perrucci Steinhart & Fader, LLC. Ravi is an experienced federal and state court litigator in the areas of local government law, employment law, complex civil litigation, and criminal defense law. Ravi also serves as Chair of the Firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and is a recognized leader in diversity and social justice issues both in New Jersey and nationwide.

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Jyoti Chopra

Jyoti Chopra

Managing Director, Head of Global Citizenship and Sustainability, Chief Diversity Officer, BNY Mellon, New York

Jyoti Chopra is the Head of Global Citizenship and Sustainability and Chief Diversity Officer for BNY Mellon. She joined the company in 2012 and is based in New York City. Jyoti is responsible for leading the company’s comprehensive award-winning diversity and inclusion program and promoting a culture of inclusion that creates pathways for the continued recruitment, development and advancement of a diverse workforce.

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Charan J. Sandhu

Charan J. Sandhu

Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Charan Sandhu is a partner in Weil’s Technology & IP Transactions practice and is based in New York. Ms. Sandhu concentrates on the areas of complex technology transactions and intellectual property. She represents clients in matters relating to technology transfer, and the development, acquisition, use and commercial exploitation of technology and intellectual property.

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Jay Singh-Sohal

Jay Singh-Sohal

Writer & Filmmaker

Jagjeet “Jay” Singh-Sohal is a writer and filmmaker, and a communications specialist with a unique background both in commercial broadcast and military media/info ops, holding the rank of Captain in the British Army Reserve. A keen military history enthusiast, he has over the past seven years undertaken research, written books, made films and spoken regularly about British Sikh history and current affairs.

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Schedule is subject to change without notice.