Raj Bowen is the MD of PDI Ninth House India. He is a seasoned business leader who has successfully launched and quickly grown new ventures. He has deep understanding of how to drive business growth and has launched and led to rapid growth multiple start ups in the corporate learning and development consulting services sector. Bowen's expertise spans across knowledge of the Indian market, learning and development, and HR management strategy. Bowen has an MBA, Marketing from University of Allahabad.
R. Sankar is the Executive Director at the consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. At PWC he leads the People & Change Consulting practice which provides cutting-edge HR advisory services to clients in the areas of Organisation and Change, HR Transformation, Rewards and Talent Management. Prior to joining PWC, he was Country Head, India at Mercer where he led the company's consulting's business in India. He has an Associate Membership, Accountancy, First from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Prithvi is a professional with 20+ years of experience committed to enhancing individual and group capabilities by developing engaging environments which facilitate delivery of effective service and value. Currently he supports the HR team at HCL Technologies and partners with senior leadership to shape the business strategy, identify human capital implications as well as design and deploy people practices to enhance performance and productivity. Before joining HCL, he was a Partner at Accenture.
Prasad Kurian, is an OD, Learning and Talent Management Professional. He is currently Associate VP-Organization Development and HRBP- Coca-Cola & Alternative Beverages at Hindustan Coca Cola. Developing an idea into a tangible product or solution is what gives him the greatest satisfaction. He has 15 years of experience in HR (in various roles like Corporate Function Head, HR Business Partner, HR consultant, Program manager/Global HR. You can read more by him at http://prasadokurian.blogspot.com
Piyush Mehta leads Genpact's Global Human Resources (HR) function and in this capacity has played an integral role in the organization's journey to becoming an Employer of Choice. With more than 20 years of experience in HR, he has contributed to various aspects of people management in both business and corporate roles, including employee relations, organization capability building, M&A integration and managing the HR function for P&Ls and geographies. He earned a post-graduate degree from XLRI, Jamshedpur.
Paras is a first generation entrepreneur and has spent 12 years in the industry spanning with companies from LML, TCS to TriggerO. Human behavior, Team building & leadership are the subjects close to his heart. Paras has a daring attitude for life and loves retro music, adventure sports and traveling new places. His specialities include Leadership, Management, and Entrepreneurship. He holds a BSc Engineering, Mechanical from Aligarh Muslim University. He also specialises in process improvement and TQM.
Pankaj is Co-founder and CEO of PeopleStrong. He is responsible for building strategic partnerships and managing the overall growth of the company in India and in international markets. He is a non-executive Director at the Withya Group and co-founded Withya Direct, a silicon valley funded company focusing on digital media market in India. Earlier, he was with Aricent as a part of the founding team of its BPO division. He has a Masters' Degree in HR Management from University of Pune and is a member of CII.