An Interactive Session was held at the KSOM Auditorium on 17th January, 2020. The session was led by eminent guest, Mr. Harish Kohli, President & Managing Director, ACER India Private Limited. The session was attended by 250 students from MBA I. His session was full of anecdotes and practical tips to students, regarding topics like work life balance, what to look for in a job and corporate readiness.
Mr. Harish carries a rich experience of more than 36 years. He has spent close to half of it at Acer India (since 1999). Of these years, Mr. Kohli took on the mantle of President and MD six years ago. He has been instrumental in charting Acer India’s business growth with a strong foundation in both commercials as well as consumer businesses over the last 19 years. He has led Acer India to the No. 2 position in the consumer business and overall among the top 3 PC brands in the country. Kohli entered Acer through its erstwhile Enterprise Product division as the marketing and sales chief, and successfully built Acer India’s portfolio in all market segments.
Under his leadership, Acer has won many accolades including the recent “India’s Greatest Brands” for 2017-18 award (AsiaOne Magazine) and Mr. Kohli was recognized as India’s Greatest Leader 2017-18, for his leadership in making Acer India one of the most well-run, innovative and profitable companies in Indian IT hardware industry.