Altimetrik, a US-based, business and IT transformation company, has named Krishna Muniramaiah as Head of HR for Asia Pacific Region. He will be responsible for leading the firm’s human resource operations and strategic direction to boost talent engagement and retention in the APAC region. Krishna joined Altimetrik in May and was inducted through a virtual walkthrough owing to the lockdown.
The firm also on boarded Sreenivas Moorthy Vadaguru as the Head of Talent Acquisition (TA) for India in April 2020, during the virtual work mode. Sreenivas will oversee social hiring strategy, automation and digitization of the TA processes in India. Both Sreenivas and Krishna will be based out of Bangalore. These two senior executive hires reflect the growing needs of the company as it continues to see significant growth, adding new global clients. Altimetrik plans to hire about 1000 engineering specialists in Data, Java Technologies and Development Operations in India by end of December 2020. It has onboarded 270 engineers so far.
Krishna has over 21 years of experience in the IT/ITES industry and most recently served as the Director HR for NTT’s Global Delivery Centers based out of India, Europe, South Africa and Malaysia. At NTT Ltd., he led HR strategy and operations for all Delivery Centers including TA, business partnering, Compensation and Benefits(C&B) and Learning and Development (L&D). He also designed TA, retention, engagement and up-skilling strategy to spur business growth.
Prior to NTT, he was with IBM for 15+ years where he held several global leadership roles. At IBM, he led several transformation projects to automate and digitize HR processes. He will directly report to Raj Sundaresan, COO of Altimetrik.
At Altimetrik, Krishna will develop, execute and oversee HR strategies for Talent Management, C&B, L&D, Succession planning, Diversity and Inclusion and performance management. He is passionate about leveraging the latest technology to drive HR process automation, transformation and innovation He is also associated with HR Federation of India, a professional group with 11,000+ HR professionals and the Global Workforce Management forum.
Commenting on the appointments Raj Vattikuti, Chairman of Altimetrik Corporation said, “Companies have a serious need to effectively use digitalization today. Altimetrik as the business transformation accelerator for Fortune 100 companies is posited to help enterprises adapt to the new digital normal and achieve business outcomes. Talent is at the core of our existence; we continue to onboard top engineering talent in India to augment our growth momentum.”
“I am happy to welcome Krishna Muniramaiah as a key part of our APAC leadership team. Krishna will lend strategic and operational heft to digitally transform our talent acquisition, engagement and retention processes that will boost business growth. Sreenivas Vadaguru who brings 20+ years of experience with Ramco, Satyam, Wipro and CMS IT Services will fuel our talent aspirations in India.”