top of page

Our Esteemed Advisory Panel

Pradyumna Pandey_edited.jpg

Dr. Pradyumna Pandey

Manufacturing HR Head

An HR professional with over 30 years of experience in Human Resource Management. A keen strategist with the flair for designing and implementing innovative HR strategies and OD interventions to suit the needs of the organization. Working experience with both leading Indian and Multi-National companies. Significant expertise in managing a wide spectrum of human resource management functions entailing talent acquisition, training & development, employee engagement, succession planning, competency mapping, employee relations, etc.Experienced end-to-end Corporate HR functions right from strategizing and creating the policies and procedures to its effective implementations. Rich experience of providing effective management and direction to HR functions of multiple units of the Company and its coordination and integration with other functionsSkilled in handling large workforces, maintaining a peaceful & amicable work environment in the organization and having sound experience in IR matters.Currently associated with HERO MotoCorp as Manufacturing HR Head.Specialties: Certified Myer Briggs Type Indicator User/Trainer.Certified training facilitator by DDI.Certified examiner for Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Awards

  • LinkedIn
Naganagouda S J, Chief People Officer, Tally Solutions Pvt Ltd.jpeg

Naganagouda S J

Chief People Officer | Purpose Driven Leader

He has built, upscaled and driven sustainable HR ecosystems & anchored organizational change, for 20+ years. His experience sprawls across sustaining established brands, handling multicultural talent in international forays as well as setting up an entire HR function including people, processes, policies and tools, and running it successfully.

He believe in the cumulative power of individual strengths. In an increasingly M2M world, he spend time and effort in bringing back the human chain in business. Having spent 20+ years working in diverse environments and geographies, his efforts continue to focus on providing a learning environment for people. He also mentor business leaders and to-be leaders to be people focused.

His focus is on creating effective leadership by helping organizations define what good leadership means, enable people develop leadership skills, creating systems, processes and policies that support good leadership and creating conditions in which the value of leadership is recognized.
Having grown an organization from 100 to 10,000 people, he like to stay at the core of action. Creating a fit-for-purpose HR function and leading it to deliver success for the business is his mantra.
In essence, He still in the pursuance of that perfect combination of Head, Heart and Brain Power.

  • LinkedIn
WhatsApp Image 2024-04-20 at 09_edited.p

Rashmi Manasharmani

Chief Human Resources Officer | Wave Group

Rashmi is a post-graduate in Human Resources from XLRI, Jamshedpur with over 20+ years of experience in HR across multiple industries. She is also a certified Master Assessment Expert, Executive Coach and Change Management Expert.  She was awarded as one of the Most Influential HR Leaders in India by World HRD Congress in 2016. She has worked with major Corporate houses like ITC, United Breweries, Thapar Group and international organizations like ICRC, CAF International. She has attended several Executive Education courses in IIM, Ahmedabad, and ISB, Hyderabad. Rashmi is an active member of the CII NR Regional Committee on Skills.

Rashmi is currently working as Chief Human Resources Officer at the Wave Group. The Wave Group is a diversified industrial conglomerate with businesses that include Real Estate, Retail, Sugar, Distilleries, and Education. She is responsible for managing the entire HR function of Wave.

Over the years, Rashmi has made a significant contribution in organization design and restructuring, building a pipeline of Talent through Portfolio Approach and change management processes. She has led initiatives in strategic HR in terms of aligning the HR strategy to the business strategy. She has been instrumental in developing a Digital Repository that is a knowledge bank that stores critical information and knowledge database of various projects in digital form. She has also been leading initiatives for automating HR processes, building a Digital HR, and creating a work culture of innovation and high performance. She actively works with the premier Universities and colleges and provides the students industry perspective.

  • LinkedIn

P.B. Kotur

Global Head | Engineering Academy

Experienced Global leader with a demonstrated history of working in the Information Technology and Services industry over two decades. Skilled in Leadership, Learning & Development, Negotiation, Corporate Social Responsibility, Training Needs Analysis (TNA), Strategizing and successfully running massive training programs, Educational Consulting, Designing and implementing higher education programs, Guiding on University curriculum, Authoring Books, Global Partner Management, Lean Management, Localization and Managing large and complex business aligned Skills development programs across the globe. Strong learning consulting professional with a Certificate Program from IIM Bangalore focused in General Management through Mini MBA, Leadership and Change Management from IIM Ahmedabad. Trained thousands of Engineering and Science college Faculty both technology and Pedagogy, developed Digital Academic leadership programs for Directors, Deans, and Principals. Has been Serving as an Advisor on the Governing Councils of Universities and Govt functionaries in the capacity of Think Tank. Authored 19 text books for various discipline of formal education. Published and presented several Research papiers in National and International Conferences and English dailies. Featured in many TV and Radio programs. Addressed over 350,000 Young Minds across India and other Countries and inspired them to LEARN, MASTER and LEVERAGE the TECHNOLOGY to bring in a holistic TRANSFORMATION in their sphere of life. Advisor to many institutions in India towards improving the overall quality of engineering education. A firm believer of the power of PEOPLE and TECHNOLOGY for sure growth and transformation. Has been the recipient of "Global Goodwill Ambassador" award for his commendable contributions towards creating career opportunities for several thousands of students and making them grow in the corporate world. Has received the LIFE TIEM ACHEIVEMENT award for significant contribution for transforming Engineering duration in India.

  • LinkedIn

Rajiv Naithani

Chief People Officer

Rajiv is a young, dynamic and a fast tracker HR and OD thought Leader who believes in “Self” being the “Instrument of Change”. Having worked with Hi-Tech Industry throughout in his career, he has played a key role in the transformational journey of some of these companies (i.e. Infogain, Dassault Systèmes, GlobalLogic and HCL). Rajiv is inspired by the “Employee First” concept and finds it to be the key driver towards catering to the expectations of “Customers” and “Shareholders”.

Rajiv has played important role in evolving the culture of the organizations through cultural dig initiatives to define the core values as behaviours for realizing the vision of the organization. Rajiv has managed multiple M&As and Rebadging assignments for three of the different organizations he has served as HR Head. Cultural integration, Great Place to Work with journey, high performance culture, leadership development and hiring, and HR maturity are some of the key strategic priorities which have been successfully led and delivered by Rajiv in multiple organizations. He has been a key advocate for employees and their experiences, desires and aspirations.

In his current role, Rajiv leads the global HR at Infogain and is designated as Chief People Officer. Infogain is a human centered digital platform and software engineering company and is headquartered at Los Gatos, California.
Prior to Infogain, Rajiv served Dassault Systèmes (R&D and Services Entities in India) and GlobalLogic as HR Head for India and also played Global OD role in GlobalLogic.
Prior to joining GlobalLogic, Rajiv held management positions in companies like HCL, and Interglobe Technologies (IGT).

Rajiv is a Law Graduate and a Certified Organizational Development (OD) Professional from Indian Society of Applied Behavioral Sciences (ISABS). Rajiv has also done Senior Management Program from IIM Calcutta and one-year HR Management program from XLRI Jamshedpur.

Rajiv serves as Board of Trustee with "Pauri Garhwal Trust" which focuses on development of underprivileged people in Uttarakhand State in India.

Rajiv speaks in various Industry and Academia forums on regular basis. He contributes articles and research papers for both print as well as digital media.

  • LinkedIn

Himanshu Singla

Founder and CEO |

He is a graduate of commerce and an IT freak. His organization helps many companies to find best IT solutions for their businesses. He is working on multiple verticals such as Web Hosting, Domain Names, Mailing Servers, Corporate Hosting, Online Branding Strategies. He has been associated with Web Consultant and Technology Partner with many organizations.

He loves fun at work and enjoys every bit of his life. He is also an Author at

Some of the Businesses he is managing are:

  • LinkedIn
Talal Ayedh Alotaibi, Head of Corporate Communication & Government Affairs, Al Safi Danone

Talal Ayedh Alotaibi

Head of Corporate Communication & Government Affairs

Talal Al-Otaibi serves as the Head of Corporate Communication & Government Affairs for Al Safi Danone in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In this role, he plays a pivotal role in:

Shaping Al Safi Danone's public image: Talal oversees strategic communication initiatives to enhance Al Safi Danone's reputation and brand awareness across various stakeholders.
Building bridges with government: He fosters strong relationships with government entities, ensuring compliance and advocating for Al Safi Danone's interests.
Managing communications: Talal leads the development and execution of communication strategies across all channels, keeping stakeholders informed and engaged.
With his expertise, Talal ensures Al Safi Danone effectively communicates with its audience and operates harmoniously within the Saudi Arabian regulatory landscape.

  • LinkedIn
Monika Marwah_edited.jpg

Monika Marwah

Director HR

Monika has unique blend of visionary leadership offering over 15 years of rich & extensive work experience across HR Operations, Talent Acquisition & Campus Recruitment; currently associated with Amazon as Manager-Students Program-APAC (NTUG & MBA).

Acted as the strategic HR Business Partner to general & upper management; provided guidance on how to meet long-term business challenges with focus on the following key areas such as talent & leadership, culture & values, engagement & connect, supervisory capability, and productivity & cost.
Rich experience in Human Resource Management (HR Strategy, PMS, Employee Relations, Employee Delight), end-to-end Employee Lifecycle, Retention & Employee Engagement and so on.

Created a learning professional environment, including designing training programs, evaluating employee performance, assessing company training needs and addressing training issues.
Delivered Guest Lecture at IIM Kashipur, IMT Ghaziabad on Design Thinking & Onboarding program for B school.

Experienced in hiring 2500+ experienced Technical and Non-Technical resources.
Introduced an integrated induction process for the first time in all the functions involving an introduction with Finance, Admin, IT & Facilities with the new joinees.

Co- Author of - #WorkplaceRomance&itsPerils - This book in a nutshell touch upon -
- Myriad web of relationships that exists in the corporate world.
- Shifting socio economic scenario amidst generational shifts
- Diversity & Inclusion, LGBTQ, Sexual Harassment and Mental Health Issues and what it means for organization, employees and society at large.

  • LinkedIn
PK Gupta_edited.png

Pramod Kumar Gupta


Global CTO, Global Alliances Presales at Dell Technologies Board Member, Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA)
Traveled to 65 countries in last 25 years
Last 23 years have been with Legato/EMC in the area of Storage Management hardware and software, now part of Dell Technologies.
Developed software for temperature scanners and data logger; worked on LAN, WAN, Network Management and Mobile applications in IBM via River Run.
Representing DellEMC in SNIA Board and co-chair for Data Protection & Privacy Committee (DPPC), promoting storage standards and education.
Specialties: In network management, storage management, data protection and data privacy regulation, cyber security, cloud computing and emerging technologies.

  • LinkedIn
bottom of page