India Inc. is witnessing an optimistic growth and at the same time, companies across sectors are facing disruptive forces which are reshaping their current business ecosystem. It is undeniable that an array of technological developments like analytics, autonomous automobiles, robot coders and new age start-ups will have an impact on the world of work - from traditional industries to emerging sectors. In these transient times, even the most mature organization is at the risk of being left-behind, if their business strategy is not evolving with the time.

Also, as companies are gearing up for the next era of growth, Business and HR leaders are grappling with priorities like moving up the value chain, exceed customer expectations, increase the speed to market and delivery sustainable profitable growth. The key ingredient for them to meet these priorities and move at the speed of change is to have the right talent.

So is it not time for us to rethink and innovate the talent strategy?

Key points which the panel will focus on:

  • Given this economic and organizational backdrop, how different should the HR teams function in this new era?   What are some of the disruptive forces & threats to look out for?
  • Will it even warrant to redefine the core of HR?
  • What measures HR leaders can take to help their organization be better prepared in these transient times?
  • How will talent acquisition strategies evolve to attract talent for the future?


[Moderator] Ms. Kalpana Ganesh, Vice President HR, FlSmidth

Mr. Naresh Rajendran, Head HR, Vestas

Mr. Paul Naveen, Senior Director - Talent Acquisition, CSS Corp

Ms. Sumithra Mathew, Senior VP & Head HR,

Dr. Moorthy K. Uppaluri, MD & CEO, Randstad India