Shaakun Khanna is the Head - HCM Applications, APAC at Oracle.
Prior to joining Oracle, Shakun was the CEO of Right Management, India. He is also the Co-founder of Consentus Advisory, a specialty HR consulting firm. In his earlier roles, Shakun has been the Head of IBM Smarter Workforce and also Head of Employee Engagement & Leadership Development Practice for Gallup Consulting and worked across Asia with clients from diverse industries. Over the last two decades, he has been a consultant to many Fortune 500 Organizations on areas of Talent Management, Organization Design & Transformation, Employee Engagement, Leadership Development and Succession Planning.
Shakun carries the rich experience of managing businesses for global organizations like Gallup Inc., IBM Smarter Workforce, The Tata Group, Manpower etc. in various leadership roles. He graduated from Delhi University and further studied HR Consulting at the Gallup University, USA. Additionally, he is an Accredited Executive Coach and coaches business leaders across the region. Additionally, Shakun is a Master Facilitator of the ‘Consciousness Based Leadership’ with the International Centre for Contemporary Consciousness, USA.
An inquisitive traveler and an avid reader, Shakun is greatly inspired by Dr. Stephen Covey and Donald O Clifton, which instills in him a great passion for transforming organizations for the betterment of their Human Capital.