Writings

Articles, speeches & blogs by me

The paradigm of the Indo Pacific: Business imperatives
The paradigm of the Indo Pacific: Business imperatives (Presentation-PDF)
Nikkei Global Management Forum I Tokyo
28-Oct-2019

Focus and Resolve: the story of the message to Garcia
LinkedIn
13-Oct-19

Startups in India – An Overview
Startups in India – An Overview (Presentation-PDF)
TiEcon Kerala
04-Oct-2019

A platform to deliver aspirations while balancing fiscal constraints
Livemint
08-Jul-2019

A refreshed ‘Digital India’ programme will play critical role in the pursuit of $5 trillion economy
Economic Times
05-Jul-2019

Budget should have nuance and bold moves
Economic Times
24-Jun-2019

Elections 2019: How to steer India towards inclusive growth
Forbes India
25-Mar-2019

What industry 4.0 means for corporation
Livemint
18-Feb-2018

US-India commercial dialogue: Go trading this Valentine’s Day
Economic Times
08-Feb-2019

Cos must invest in people to prepare for competition
Times of India
30-Jan-2019

National Conference on Indian Management Education: Time to Transform
30-Jan-2019
Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore

Gopalakrishnan-Deshpande Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Keynote address-IIT Bombay, Mumbai
20-Jan-2019

Remembering Gandhi – Methods of action
LinkedIn
01-Oct-2018

On the fast track to a turnaround
Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2018
13-Sep-2018

Strategy for Shared, Connected and Seamless Mobility:  States’ Perspective
Move Conference, New Delhi
8-Sep-2018

Commencement address
ISME
11-Sep-2018

Life’s Accounting
Arun Kumar
10-June-2018

U.S. & India: From estranged democracies to natural allies
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington DC
14-May-2018

Startups: The View from India
TiE Inflect, Silicon Valley
05-May-2018

Convocation Address
Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Kochi
28-Apr-2018

Kochi Digital Summit
Future
23-Mar-2018

KPMG featured in LinkedIn’s Top 25 Companies to work for in 2018

LinkedIn
21-Mar-2018

Budget reflects govt’s long-term view of boosting job creation, productivity

The Economic Times
02-Feb-2018

Budget 2018 aiming to achieve sustainable growth: Arun M. Kumar, KPMG in India
NewsBarons
02-Feb-2018

Kochi Muziris Biennale places Kerala and India on the mental maps of creative people around the world
Kochi Muziris Biennale
20-Dec-2017

Energy and natural resources
ENRich, KPMG in India’s Annual Energy Conclave
28-Nov-2017

Board dynamics, efficiency and effectiveness
CII Directors Guild Platinum Programme, Bengaluru
08-Nov-2017

India’s rise in ease of doing business rankings
India Business Forum, New Delhi
04-Nov-2017

Convocation address
IIT Delhi, Department of Management Studies
04-Nov-2017

The global economic environment
FICCI CEO Retreat, Dubai
28-Oct-2017

Public transport in India
KPMG Transport Summit 2017, New Delhi
12-Oct-2017

The India opportunity
AIMA Conference, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
08-Sept-2017

Global interdependence will drive India’s economic prosperity
Hindustan Times
16-Aug-2017

Independence day message
KPMG in India
15-08-2017

As Trump forges his own view of US-India bilateral ties, challenge for Modi is to build on the gains of past three years
The Times of India
22-Jun-2017