Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Saugata Mitra has over 20 years of professional experience in Fortune 500 Companies. Having started his career with American Trans National, Union Carbide followed by a long stint in Japanese multinationals Sony and Sharp as Group Head-Human Resource, New Business Initiatives and later on he went on to become the CEO of an Indo-Japanese Business Venture.
For the last two years he is the Chief People Officer & Group Head Human Resource with Mother Dairy, India's second largest Dairy & Food Company. In Mother Dairy he is the part of the apex decision making body and responsible for Group Human Resource function (with 4000 crore turnover and over 6000 employees). His key responsibilities include: Preparation of HR strategy to support business strategy, Develop organization culture, process and systems in line with modern day HR practices, develop and retain high potentials, organizational development, a culture of high performance, improving and monitoring productivity, Sr. Management Compensation system and several other special assignments connected with HR and business.
With two post graduate degrees in Sociology from University of Pune and MBA from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, he has been awarded the "Valmiki Rolling Trophy for Scholastic Performance of High Order" in Management Science.
Mr. Mitra has been bestowed with various national and international awards. Some of them which are:
1. Sony Asia Pacific Award, Singapore for being judged as "The Regional High Potential" in 2000.
2. Sony Chairman's award Tokyo for being judged as "International High Potential" in 2004.
3. Gurgaon Chamber of commerce for "Best HR Professional" in 2003
4. HR Achiever Award presented at World HR Congress Awards-2008
5. Global Leadership Award at the World HR Congress-2008
6. Exemplary Leader Award at the 3rd Employer Branding Awards-2008
7. Pride of the Industry Award in 2009.
8. HR Professional of the Year at the Asia Pacific HRM Congress 2009
9. HR Strategic Leader of the Year at the 4th Employer Branding Awards-2009-10
Mr. Mitra's book "18 Management Competencies Business Professionals Cannot Ignore!" has been published by renowned publisher 'Sterling' in the year 2008 and over 4000 copies have been sold. The book was launched at the London Book Fair and has done extremely well in Frankfurt Book Fair and Johannesburg Book Fair, the book was No. 1 Business book at the Gazelle Book Services, London for more than 60 days.
Mr. Mitra is a member of various HR organizations and Management Institutes including the Governing body of IRMA, Anand, Japan India Business Association, etc.
DCB Bank Ltd.
Professional Summary: You cannot box an idea, you certainly cannot box me.
I carry 15 years experience in diverse functions of Sales (5.5 years) and Human Resources (9.5 years).
Specialties: Training, Recruitment, Business HR, Talent Management, Employee Engagement, Retirement Benefits consulting and advisory
Overall Experience: Development Credit Bank Limited, working since Jul 2007
Since April 2014 Vice President Human Resources – Head Training & Development, Business HR (Retail Assets & Agri and Inclusive Banking)
May 2012 to March 2014 Group Associate Vice President Human Resources
Associate Vice President from May 2010 to April 2012
Profiles managed include Training, Talent & Business HR (Operations & Information Technology) from July 2010
Hewlett Packard Global Business Services
Surya Prakash Mohapatra , currently the India Leader- Knowledge and Capability Management at Hewlett Packard Global Business Services has over 20 years of experience in various leadership roles in several leading IT and ITES organizations. Prior to Hewlett Packard, he worked in Wipro, Microland, FirstRing, Computer Garage and a few other organizations. Surya has extensive experience in setting up and running learning and development functions for organizations in India and international locations. Surya set up the global training function for Wipro BPO which spanned across 10 locations in Brazil, Mexico, Romania, Poland, China and India.
He has led leadership development, capability building and talent management efforts in various organizations. He was instrumental in setting up the Management Academy and Domain Gurukul in Wipro BPO. Surya brings with him a vast experience in setting up Knowledge Centers of Excellence in various domains, defining and implementing training models for Rural BPO, Tier-III BPO etc.
In his current role at HP, he is engaged in evolving strategies for career development, talent management and knowledge management for the organization in India. In the past, he played a key role in setting up the training function in HP GBS. He was one of the key contributors to HP's Charisma Program as the global lead for the training tower. Some of the best-in-class initiatives led by him, has received industry recognition as well.
Surya speaks regularly in various national and international forums on topics related to HR, Learning and Development, Corporate Culture and Spirituality. He has spoken at conferences and seminars organized by CII, NHRDN, World HRD Congress, World Education Congress, HR Tech Europe, IIM Bangalore and many other organizations of repute. He has been a Guest Faculty to IIM, Trichy, BIMTECH, Bhubaneswar and other prestigious academic institutions. His articles have been published in various journals and magazines in India and abroad. He is the Chief Editor of EKAKSHAARA, a quarterly E-Magazine for HR and L&D practitioners.
BRIEF OF PRESENTATION This session would features the new trends in L&D. How organizations transforming their L&D function to build organizational capability. The three key take aways from this session: would be:
A graduate & Post graduate (MBA) in management from Delhi University & Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad coupled with master/master's diploma in Learning & Development, "Dip TD"/ Organization development & change management "ODCP" (ISABS) & has over 16 years of experience in learning & development, organization development & change management, talent management, integrated leadership development & with clear focus on Co-creation, alignment & execution of organization/business strategy with OD/ L&D/HR strategy. I have worked with several organizations across various industries & their collective senior leadership team including board, in identifying, co-creating and facilitating the change management & transformation agenda with the objective of fulfillment of collective next level aspiration & there by providing sustainable growth to the organization coupled with both share as well as stakeholder value maximization.
I have also been instrumental in setting up several sub functions & centre of excellence: organization development & change management, Integrated leadership development, Thought Leadership, Talent management, Learning & Development, Strategy & Score card (Organization strategy alignment & cascade), Employee Engagement, Employer branding, Competency based HR System (JFF & UCF), Total Rewards, Role clarification & Position evaluation, Organization Vision, Mission, Values & Culture in organization like RBL Bank, Viacom18, "TATA AIG", "MetLife", Kinetic Motor , MOSL & Amway.
I have played pivotal role in identifying & co-creating RBL bank & Viacom18 collective transformation & change agenda & thereby directly impacting organization growth & sustainability (5 times on both lead & lag metrics). During the same Period Viacom18 became top 10 places to work with as per GPTW 2012.
I have also been involved in co-creating IIM A & Viacom18 center of excellence and RBL bank & Ashoka university center, which is one of its kind thought leadership center in Media & Entertainment & banking industry.
Jones Lang LaSalle
Kaushik is a senior HR and Learning & Development professional with 17+ years of experience across Industries and functional areas. He has worked with reputed Organizations like Royal Bank of Scotland, Max Newyork Life, ICICI Prudential and Blue Dart.He has lead Strategic HR initiatives, driven OD ,Learning and Talent Initiatives. He is passionate about people and innovation and currently works as Director-HR Business Partner, Head of Learning and Development with Jones Lang LaSalle. He works extensively in the area of Leadership Development, Organizational Development, Human psychology, Human Relationships, Change Management, Diversity and CSR. He was also involved in the Toastmasters movement in India and is recipient of the highest Toastmasters award DTM. He speaks extensively in HR and Management forums in India and abroad.
He has touched many young minds through his talks in prestigious institutions across the Country and has been a regular influencer in Social Media on Corporate and Political Leadership in the Country.
He has shared his innovative thoughts through many TEDx talks in India and was named as one of the Top 10 Thought Leaders in the Country by MTC Global in 2014.He is an extensive traveler and trekker with special interest in Himalayas. He loves photography and lives in Gurgaon with wife and two daughters.
Rituraj is Vice President and Head - Learning & Development at Lupin Limited. Rituraj joined Lupin in 2006.
At Lupin, Rituraj heads the Learning & Development function for this one of India's top 3 leading pharma players which employs over 15,000 people worldwide and has operations in over 100 countries.
Rituraj has a Bachelor's degree with honors in Chemistry, a Diploma in Pharmacy and Masters in Marketing Management from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies. He has attended several other Advanced Management Programs from premier Business Management Schools.
With 25 years of world class experience spanning geographies and industries in India, Rituraj joined Lupin from IBM. Rituraj started his career in Marketing with Voltas where he spent close to 5 years. Thereafter, he worked with Blow Plast and Dabur before becoming the Head Sales & Marketing at Alembic Glass. Rituraj moved from areas in Marketing into areas in Human Resources like Learning & Development when he joined NIS Sparta.
Rituraj is a trained facilitator and a certified trainer. Using his business insights clubbed with HR exposure, he has done extensive work in areas of Performance Development, Leadership Development and Organization Development across sectors with large MNCs and Indian organizations.
Rituraj has been awarded for sterling contribution to People Development by the magazine - The Human factor. He is also regularly invited as Speaker on various forums of HR and Business. He has led Learning & Development function at Lupin to earn a place for Lupin Limited in the Top 3 Private Sector Companies across all sectors for the Best Learning & Development Practices by BML Munjal Awards in 2011 and again in 2014. Under his leadership, Lupin has also earned the rank as among the Top 2 Biotech and Pharma Companies in India as per Great Places to Work Survey conducted in partnership with Economic Times in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.He has also been honoured with the prestigious Chief Learning Officers' Award from Tata Institute of Social Sciences for 2012, 2013 and 2014. Another prestigious honour is the Global Leadership Award for Training & Development from World Training & Development Congress. He is also invited to be on the Academic Council Board of Yashwant Rao Chavan Maharashtra Open University. Among the most recent accolades, the recently held ASTD Awards in Washington DC rated Lupin amongst the Top 20 Companies in the world for the world class L&D work.
Lighthouse Leadership Talent Management (P) Ltd.
Vijay Samuel Benjamin is a thinker who is constantly in search of finding new dimensions to Celebrating Life.
Passionate about Getting People live up to their Potential, Vijay has been instrumental in empowering people to be purposeful & successful.
Vijay has over 22 years of Corporate work experience. He started his career in Sales, and quickly transcended to Advertising, Event Management, PR, Branding& Corp-Communications. He has worked with Getit Yellow Pages , Concept Advtg – Qatar, Aban Group, Sutherland Global Services &Valingro Group ( Part of SPIC Group).
He founded Lighthouse Leadership Talent management (P) Ltd, a Training & Development Organization that partners with a prestigious list of Client Companies in empowering their employees.
Vijay has been involved in Corporate Training for the last 9 years and has trained over 15,000 individuals Pan-India& Asia including Middle East. He has developed Flexible Training Modules with Customised Workbooks for effective implementation. He has also Coached Trainers &buildTraining Teams for many organisations.
He runs a Women's Empowerment Program along with his wife, training uneducated & underprivileged women to be Entrepreneurs.
Atos International Germany
Juergen has over 30 years of experience in IT Management. He started his career with Siemens AG as Lecturer for IT and has held several different Management positions spanning from training, professional services, sales to business development and strategy. He joined Atos in 2011 from SIS and took over current position as member of the global Consulting and Systems Integration Management Team, as CTO and accountable for Global Portfolio and Knowledge Management. He is also responsible for governing global Alliances for Consulting & Systems Integration.
Currently with his team he is focusing on best in class Knowledge Management to complement Atos Consulting and Systems Integration global businesses.