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PGDM-HR Advisory Board

To help TAPMI shape the PGDM (HR) program and its future, an Advisory Board is being finalised. The Advisory Board comprises seasoned industry experts including senior TAPMI alumni and academicians with strong industry connect.

The Advisory Board will work closely to:

  1. Provide strategic inputs towards the program’s growth and relevance to industry
  2. Vet the curriculum of the program and provide practitioner inputs
  3. Provide guidance and support on the internships and careers of students in the program.

Advisory Board Members

Prof. Chandrasekhar Sripada

Professor (OB & Strategic Human Capital) – Indian School of Business.

Prof. Chandra is a seasoned HR leader with significant Executive & Leadership experience across large public, private and multinational corporations covering key sectors in emerging economies. He has joined academics after a long career in HR- till recently he was with Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories as Global Head of HR. Please check his LinkedIn Profile for more information.

Mr. D N Prasad

Sr. Director; Strategy, People and Organisation, GovTech Singapore

D N Prasad (Or, DNP as he is known as in professional circles) is a Professional Executive Coach (PCC, International Coach Federation), a transformational HR Leader, Culture builder, Mentor/Advisor, Strategist and a start-up guy in the HR space. Most Recently, he served as Director and Head of Google People Services for APAC and as a Leadership Coach. Please check his LinkedIn Profile for more information.

Ms. Dedeepya Ajith John

Associate Director – Knowledge & Advisory – SHRM, India.

A Senior Knowledge Consultant, with multifaceted expertise in Consultancy, Research, Content generation / management and Academic partnerships. Dynamic and results driven with close to 9 years of experience in program design, project development, delivery and work function management in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Please check her LinkedIn Profile for more information.

Mr. Deepak Reddy

Group Head – Human Resources, Bajaj Finserv Ltd.

Deepak heads the HR and Administration teams at Bajaj Finserv(Group Head – Human Resources, Bajaj Finserv Ltd.), with the mandate to sustain and enable the high performance journey Bajaj Finserv has embarked upon with appropriate people and work place initiatives. He is an alumnus of TAPMI, Manipal.  Please check his LinkedIn Profile for more information.

Mr. Nishith Mohanty

Group President- HR, Manipal Education & Medical Group.

Nishith Mohanty heads the HR function across the Manipal Group. As Chief Human Resources Officer, his responsibilities include inculcating a performance driven culture, building a high-performance organisation, talent acquisition & management, HR best practices and leadership development. Before this role, Nishith has worked in the Bayer group as HR-Head, in HMT and Good year among other companies. Please check his LinkedIn Profile for more information.

Ms. Shraddhanjali Rao

Vice President, Human Resources – SAP, India

Shraddha is a leader with extensive experience in designing and executing people strategy for building high-performance organization for SAP’s 13,000+ workforce in India. Additionally, to foster the startup ecosystem, she commits her time as the Advisor of the SAP Start up Studio, an accelerator program of SAP Labs India. Under her leadership, SAP Labs India has ranked #1 in the India’s Best Companies to Work For by the Great Place to Work Institute in 2018 & 2019, along with being the Best Workplaces for Women and for Culture of Innovation. She was also awarded Exceptional Women of Excellence 2017 by Women Economic Forum and is among Top 20 most voted HR Role Models in India in 2018.

Ms. Sunita Cherian

Senior Vice President – Group Human Resources at Wipro Limited.

Sunita R. Cherian is Senior Vice President – Group Human Resources at Wipro Limited. Her experience over the last two decades spans Sales, Human Capital Strategy, Sustainability, Diversity & Inclusion. She has been the Business HR Head for various Divisions of Wipro, including a start-up unit where she designed and established the talent and leadership strategy. Please check her LinkedIn Profile for more information.

Mr. Yogi Sriram

Senior Vice President – Corporate Human Resources, Larsen & Toubro Limited.

Yogi Sriram is SVP – Corporate Human Resources, and Member of the Executive Committee, Larsen & Toubro Limited. He also leads a world class Institute of Project Management. Yogi has 40+ years of experience in the Human Resources Development function at leading companies such as ABB Limited, BP, Taj Group and the Shriram Group. His areas of interest are succession planning, career sculpting, team coaching, talent management and change management. Please check his LinkedIn Profile for more information.

Disclaimer: Profile source- LinkedIn and respective organizations of board members.