Many entrepreurs have created lot of value in society by solving problems. Some solve by creating products or services, Bill Gates & Paul Allen created Microsoft created two such entrepreneurs Sergei Brin and Larry Page created a search engine called Google, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozanaik created Apple, Jamshedjee Tata created TATA, few entrepreneurs like NRN Murthy & colleagues create Infosys, Azim Premji created Wipro and so on.
Few created social ventures Jimmy Wales created Wikipedia , Sal Khan created Khan Academy, Dr Bindeshwar Pathak created Sulabh International. Many created Academic institutions like MIT, Harvard or Stanford or IITs or IIMs or AIIMS or NITs or NIFT in India.
Similarly few of us from IIMs, too this mission of creating IIM Society to connect all the alumni of all the IIMs under one global platform. Later we also createa a community for helping Friends and Family of IIM alumni. That is IIM Family.
On 2nd Jan 2020 we rreached 1,500+ members in IIM Family so wanted to welcome everyone and share the context of what is IIM Family and why we are here.
Will start with why IIMSociety.org
Few alumni wanted to help their Friends & Family who are not from IIMs and hence we created this community called IIM Family. As of now we have groups on Linkedin, Facebook, Telegram, website is planned too.
Call to Action : Please introduce yourself , share your story, who you are, what you do, how are you related to IIMs or any alumni, what help you can give or want to give to members of this Family. Introductions via Linkedin or any website or social profile are best so that others can know you. Unlike Whatsapp, your phone number is not being shared unless you chose to. We have groups on Linkedin, Facebook, Whatsapp , Google groups too
Friends & Family of IIM alumni who may or may not be IIM alumni
1) Telegram: 1,500+ https://t.me/joinchat/FJW19kNQdXqw5Auo-VBNkA
2) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12141544
3) Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/iimalumni/
I am Atul Kumar
https://www.linkedin.com/in/atulkumar , IIMA MBA2001 based in San Jose CA and reachable to anyone who needs help via a message on Whatsapp at +1 203.987.4452
In case you were invited by mistake then please forgive and stay/exit as you wish