Article: Meet these 5 experts at People Matters Total Rewards and Wellness Conclave 2021

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Meet these 5 experts at People Matters Total Rewards and Wellness Conclave 2021

Learn how to build a new rewards template that aligns business & employee expectations, from experts like Sukanya Ramachandran, Madhav Keswani, Dr. Bob Nelson, Deepa Chaudhari, and Bimal Viswam, Director - Talent & Rewards.
Meet these 5 experts at People Matters Total Rewards and Wellness Conclave 2021

Leaders are well aware of the role that total reward frameworks play in enhancing employee engagement. Then what has changed in the last 19-20 months? 

Modern economies have undergone profound structural changes, marked by increased complexity and volatility. Alongside, human sensibilities have evolved too, prompting a reconfiguration of rewards and compensation that speaks harmoniously to the ever-changing employee expectations. Temporary reward programs and a renewed focus on wellness that emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic are here to stay. 

To help business and talent leaders get insights that will help them tailor bespoke rewards packages that are in sync with new employee expectations and priorities, we bring to you People Matters Total Rewards and Wellness Conclave (PMTRWC) 2021. 

More than 800 CHROs, Rewards, Wellness, Employee engagement & Culture Leaders, will come together on 25th November 2021 to align their rewards philosophy to the needs of the business & the voice of the employees. 

Here are 5 rewards and wellness leaders and employee recognition experts, you will meet at the conference:

Madhav Keswani, Group Head - Rewards and Benefits, Aditya Birla Group

Madhav Heads Rewards and Benefits for the Aditya Birla Group. He specializes in the design of Rewards Strategies to drive business performance in various business life stages and industries. His experience spans across industry sectors of Consulting, IT, Financial Services, Telecom and Manufacturing. He has also been the Head of Reward India and South Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, Head of Reward at Sapient Corporation and a Senior consultant at Watson Wyatt now Willis Towers Watson. He is a Chartered Accountant and has Executive Education from Harvard Business School in the area of Leading Change and Organization Renewal.

In his keynote at PMTRWC 2021, Madhav will talk about the changes in global economic policies, regulations, expectations of Shareholders, changing business and talent priorities that are triggering changes in Global Executive Compensation plans. 

Sukanya Ramachandran, Rewards Head - Americas and LATAM, Wipro

Sukanya Ramachandran has more than 14 years of experience in the IT industry. Her experience spans the areas of business partnering, talent management, executive compensation, long term, and short-term Incentive design and management. 

She has built expertise in the domains of Geo compensation, sales compensation, Long term incentive design, mobility, executive pay, and talent management processes like  Performance management and succession planning.  She currently leads the rewards portfolio for the USA, Canada, and LATAM for Wipro.

Learn from her how you can plan an effective total rewards strategy for global talent. 

Deepa Chaudhari, Head of Rewards, South Asia RB

A Tata Institute of Social Sciences alumnus, Deepa has spent more than a decade in the talent management space. She started her career as a Business Technology Analyst with Deloitte and soon after in 2014, she started her journey with HR. She has worked with companies like Philips and Hindustan Unilever. 

At Reckitt she has held several roles from HRBP to now heading Rewards & Benefits for South Asia. At PMTRWC 2021, Deepa would be talking about building an effective rewards strategy. Join the session and learn, in the current competitive talent landscape, what mechanisms do organisations use to attract, engage and retain high-performing talent. 

Dr. Bob Nelson, Leading Authority, Employee Recognition/Engagement

Considered the world’s leading authority on employee recognition & engagement, Dr. Bob Nelson is currently the President of Nelson Motivation Inc., a management training/consulting company specializing in helping organizations improve their management practices, programs & systems. 

He’s worked with 80% of the Fortune 500 as a Strategist for HR Issues. He has also been a long-time collaborator & confidant for Dr. Ken Blanchard, “The One Minute Manager” and is currently a personal coach for Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, the world’s #1-ranked executive coach.

Dr. Bob has sold 5 million books on management, employee motivation and engagement, including 1501 Ways to Reward Employees, The 1001 Rewards & Recognition Fieldbook, and 1001 Ways to Energize Employees, among others. 

Get a chance to interact with him at PMTRWC 2021 and learn from him how you can make every employee feel valued. Learn how to build a 'Great Human Connection' at work. 

Bimal Viswam, Director - Talent & Rewards, BYJU

Bimal has around 12 years of professional experience in project management, performance  & talent management and total rewards across various organisations in the Edtech, Manufacturing, services, Banking and Fintech industries with expertise spanning across areas like Total Rewards Strategy Articulation, Job Evaluation & Grade Structure Implementation, PMS design, Competency Framework Design & HRMS implementation, Incentive Design, Executive Compensation,  Benefits Policy Design, STI and LTI Design, Pay Equity Analysis and Rewards and Recognition programs. 

He has worked with companies like ITC Ltd, Accenture, Mercer, JP Morgan & PhonePe. 

At PMTRWC 2021, he joins the power panel of talent leaders who discuss the ways to strike the balance between financial & non-financial rewards in the new normal. 

Learn how you can plan & forecast the financial components of pay for different pay levels in our company and at the same time, design non-financial incentives that retain talent with flexibility and overcome the threat of burnout. 

Meet these experts and more at the People Matters Total Rewards Conclave on 25th November 2021. Click here to register. Seats for these exclusive sessions are filling fast. 

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