Photos: HTLS 2019: Indian Navy Commander Abhilash Tomy at the 17th edition of Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019
Commander Abhilash Tomy spoke at Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019 about his struggle when he was stranded on a yacht for 72 hours. One of the most decorated sailors from India, Cdr Tomy was speaking at the two-day Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi. He was a special invitee to the 50th-anniversary edition of the Golden Globe Race in 2018. After 82 days at sea, the sailor was in the third position when a storm dismasted his boat in the middle of the Indian Ocean, leaving him with spinal injuries. The theme for this year’s thought conclave is “Conversations for a better tomorrow” and will see political leaders, corporate heads and torchbearers from various fields ideate and debate the issue.