The IITBAA Pune Chapter had invited Vinayak Joglekar (Class of 1977- IITB; Class of 1981- IIM Calcutta) Founder & CTO, Synerzip to talk on “The Future of Work”.
His talk covered 3 areas:
1) The future of jobs- how automation will impact jobs, moving from full-time employee to freelance consultant; shorter, flexible associations; smart contracts and blockchain
2) The future of organizations- Moving from hierarchical spider corporates to star-shaped communities; more agile and lean teams.
3) The future of hiring- using NLP and ML, Maybe DNA analysis for candidate evaluation, lean hiring.
The talk lasted 1.5 hours & was followed by Q & A.
About 60 people attended, mainly IITB alumni. However, there were also alumni from other IIT’s & some from IIM’s. in Pune