CEO of Medtronic, Omar Ishrak inspired a packed gathering of Asian professionals at the first Connect Asia event organized by the India Association of Minnesota. “Be good at what you do and enjoy doing it,” he told the gathering. He also encouraged the professionals gathered at the event to be leaders who help the organization grow, “Your job is to put your hand out so others can grab it,” he said.
Babu Chimata, president of the India Association of Minnesota welcomed the people gathered at the event and said they represented 70 corporations and 16 countries with 36 community leaders serving as mentors at the event.
Attorney, Piyumi Samaratunga, also spoke at the event and reminded people about a core identity of America as reflected in the theme, ” E Pluribus Unum” – out of the many one. An invitation to build bridges and community within our diversity.
Whirled Fusion Music entertained the gathering with their very special and unique sound – a fitting tribute to a successful networking event.