Published On: Mon, Mar 9th, 2020

#EachforEqualon display – Special events mark International Women’s Day 2020 celebrations at Tekion

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Bengaluru, India, March 9, 2020 : An interactive chat session on Image Building in Life, a unique self-defence workshop on personal safety model called P.A.C.E., and NGO donation stalls to promote handicrafts marked International Women’s Day celebrations at Tekion, a technology company, in Bengaluru.

The celebrations kicked off with an engaging session by motivational speaker Vinay Bharadwaj on the role of ‘Image Building in Life.’ A veteran investment banker, popular chat show host and filmmaker, Vinay gave crucial insights into elements required for an individual’s image building within an organization to effectively engage and win over internal stakeholders.

Vinay’s session was followed by a workshop on a unique personal safety model called P.A.C.E with Antra Bhargava, an experienced business leader, who heads SuVitas – India’s first transition care chain. Having trained over 20,000 people, of all genders and age groups,Antra is a certified martial artist and a 2nd dan black belt in Taekwondo, Tekion.She engaged Tekion employees on P.A.C.E self-defenceand explained the importance of applying mind techniques in overcoming situational crisis and dangers.

Tekion believes in giving back to society and involves employees in such initiatives; a handicrafts exhibition hosted by social worker Juliet Peris was part of the day; intricately designed handmade jewelry, candles and cushion covers were on sale. Employees contributed to the sale, proceeds of which went towards NGOs Suryodaya Boys Orphan Centre and Jeevan Deep,Sarjapur, as a donation.

Tekion is founded and led by Jay Vijayan, former CIO of Tesla, Inc., who was responsible for building Tesla’s digital and information systems and software platform from the ground up during the company’s early stage through its hyper-growth phase. with Global headquarters in the US and Asia Pacific headquarters in India, Tekion employs over 300 innovators in San Ramon, California, Bengaluru, Karnataka and Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

The company recently announcedits flagship product offering, Automotive Retail Cloud ™- an industry-first cloud-native retail platform,including all functionalities of a Dealer Management System (DMS).Automotive Retail Cloud ™ is built using true cloud-native,cutting-edge technology, modernizing the end-to-end automotive retail experienceand connecting consumers, dealers and OEMs better than ever before.

Tekion’svision and its ability to execute is validated and supported by its impressive lineup of top technology venture capital firms (Index Ventures, Storm Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures), Airbus Ventures, and leading U.S. and global automotive brands (General Motors, BMW iVentures, Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi Alliance Ventures and Exor) investing in the company during different stages of funding rounds.

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