“Immersive Alum Walks”: A Trip Down The Memory Lane
The Alumni Office hosted alum couple, Avi bhojani, PGP’80 and Poonam Bhojani, PGP’81 from dubai, as a part of its Immersive Alum Walks initiative on Aug 28, 2018. The initiative aims to strengthen the alum-institute connect, by raising awareness regarding the ventures and accomplishments of the institute through a tour of the excelling academic spaces and other areas of importance.
Avi bhojani is Group CEO of BPG Group. His 34-year career spans Marketing Services, Media, Education, Private Equity and Government sectors.He has also assisted in the conceptualization and execution of a number of strategic Dubai initiatives (DSF,) and has served the Government of Dubai while assisting with the development of Knowledge Economy hubs in Dubai (Internet, Media and Knowledge).An Alumnus of the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, Avi is the Managing Director of Innoventures Education (www.innoventureseducation.com) and sits on the Boards of Dubai Private Schools Group, PanIIM Alumni Network Gulf; Endeavor UAE, the Advisory Board of Abu Dhabi Capital Management and the Global Advisory Board of IIMPact in Singapore.Avi is widely recognized as one of the most influential expats in the GCC, and has been honoured by H. H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum for his contribution to the evolution of Dubai Shopping Festival. Avi has been honored by the leading organisations such as Forbes Middle East and Arabian Business, both as an Entrepreneur of the Year as well as a Chief Executive of a Media company.
Poonam is CEO of Innoventures Education . She is an Economics Honours Graduate with an MBA from India’s premier business school, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Prior to envisioning and cofounding Dubai International Academy, Poonam has had significant industry experience working on leading edge technology solutions with a range of organizations across India, Hong Kong, USA, Belgium, Sweden, The Netherlands, Oman and UAE. She is the CEO of Innoventures Education and has served as the President of the Middle East IB Association of Schools and is the Secretary of the Dubai Private Schools Group
( LInkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/in/poonam-bhojani-26821621/)