Speakers

Hema Ravichandar

Hema Ravichandar is a strategic HR adviser with over 32 years of industry experience. She currently advises several Indian and multinational corporations and is on the board of several companies.

Hema, until 2005, was the senior vice president and global head of Human Resources for Infosys Technologies. In this capacity she designed and drove the HR agenda for Infosys globally as it scaled up from 250 employees in 1992 to 40,000 employees in 2005. Under her HR leadership, Infosys won several ‘Best Employer of the Year’ awards in India and was placed in Top 100 rankings overseas.

She has won several awards and accolades including three HR Professional of the Year Awards and listings amongst the “25 Most Powerful Women in India” and “Successful Women Professionals in IT”.

Hema has held positions in industry bodies and also served on several juries. She is currently on the National Executive Board of NHRDN and is also the regional president (South). Hema is also a managing committee member of the Non-Executive Directors in Conversation Trust (NEDICT).

Hema is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.