14 years of progressive experience in Human Resources in a high growth, fast paced, multi-cultural, highly matrixed organizations helped me to stay agile, provide strategic vision and change management. Demonstrated quantifiable business value through intuitive people strategy. I am a fast tracker recognized for my leadership and team development skills with a proven track record for creating a cohesive people strategy closely aligned with changing business scenarios
2010 Chief People Officer's Award for Excellence in Leadership
Global responsibility for close to 58,000 people contributing to over $5BN in revenue.
Along with my team I support all talent management activities ranging from executive hiring through to performance management, compensation, talent reviews and leadership development.
Head the design team that oversees a complex multi layered performance management and assessment system that spans across the world catering to multiple levels of local flavors of that respective country.
Drive the leadership development and talent review program (LEAP).
The objective of the program is to identify the characteristics & competencies that we would like to recognize and groom our future leaders of the unit.
Part of the core leadership group that is responsible for approving the layout & timelines for promotions, compensation increases and performance review forced distribution.
Envisioned and set up the first ever global People Analytics practice within Cognizant.
Integrated People Partner for Cognizant's Insurance practice Insurance unit contributes to over $1 Billion year on year to Cognizant's overall revenue stream with over 1750 employees spread across North America.
Created a performance assessment scorecard where revenue and profitability for senior leadership that translated to a bonus payout structure is based on meeting their revenue, profitability and people goals targets.
Launch half-yearly compensation survey's using world class global compensation assessment firms like Culpepper, Watson Wyatt, Hewitt & William M Mercer to conduct a comprehensive benchmarking study.
Responsible for attracting industry recognized leaders for key crucial positions within the business unit.
This included positions like the Head of Business consulting, Head of Technology consulting etc.
Design, and deploy a large scale, multi-location and geography based performance review and assessment.
Conducting investigations for employee relations was an integral part of my job description.
It included conducting through creating effective detailed documentation.
Education, preventive strategy and driving compliance was key and essential to business continuity.
Travel extensively across the US meeting my business unit's clients and our employees (who work in a virtual environment) to understand their current requirements, objectives for the immediate future, concerns, points of escalation so that I can device my HR service delivery around that.
Designed and developed the Employee Welcome Pack as a quick reference and employee handbook for the new joiners.
Part of a Six Member Team (Functional) to have developed the complete HRIS Solution SeraNova Corporate Information Portal (SCIP), to provide transparent and immediate access to various reports and Employee Related.
Designed and delivered the Performance Management systems across the organization worldwide.
Managing Talent for Strategic Advantage -
Post Graduate Diploma: Business Management Human Resources & Informatio Stanford Graduate School of Business - Stanford, CA.
Institute of Public Enterprise - Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh