R. Anand Senior Vice President (Human Resources), HCL Technologies LtdR. Anand is a practising HR leader with about two decades of experience. His keen study of human psychology and decisionmaking as well as his experience in counselling and developing hundreds of executives and thousands of professionals have been focused to answer this single question—can regular professionals like us attain happiness? He believes that not a dogmatic approach but a scientific approach to this question would help us achieve this.
He has received international and national acclaim for introducing social HR, alignment of individual drivers and the employee life cycle with engagement and performance as well as for skill and leadership development.
He has spoken at various TV shows and has published and has been featured in national journals, newspapers and magazines as well as international journals. An alumnus of IIT Madras and XLRI Jamshedpur, Anand serves on the National Board of NHRDN.
Heading global people practices, integration of an acquired business and hire-to-retire management of 27,000 professionals across 22 countries are responsibilities he discharged as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, at HCL Technologies. He is transitioning to be an independent consultant on HR, organizational effectiveness and in the development of a technology-assisted individual well-being protocol.