About the Event

SHRM HR Tech Conference is a still new & yet successful property launched by SHRM India in the Asia-Pacific Region that focuses on mapping current and emerging technological trends in order to identify new opportunities, while, also ensuring that the industry is cognizant and equipped for any challenges or adverse impacts of these emerging and existing trends.

This conference comprises of top HR industry experts, HR industry influencers, Business experts & decision-makers, HR professionals and HR technology creators, creating the perfect networking and educative platform for the creation and exchange of ideas


and Business Heads
Technology Providers
& Innovators
Start-ups, SMEs
& Entrepreneurs
Industry Thought
Strategists, Consultants
and Solutioning Experts

Highlights of SHRM TECH'17






Global Speakers


Knowledge Sessions



  • Johnny C. Taylor

    Johnny C. Taylor

    President & CEO
    Society for Human Resource Management

    William Tincup

    William Tincup


    Vineet Nayar

    Vineet Nayar

    Founder Chairman, Sampark Foundation &
    Former CEO - HCL Technologies


    Stacey Harris

    VP, Research & Analytics

    Shraddhanjali Rao

    Shraddhanjali Rao

    Head of Human Resources
    SAP, India

    George Oommen

    George Oommen

    Director - HR, Technology & Process Consulting - Cognizant

    Sunita Bhuyan

    Sunita Bhuyan

    Practitioner: Wellness, Leadership & Change through Music

William Tincup

President at RecruitingDaily.com
William is the President of RecruitingDaily. At the intersection of HR and technology, he's a writer, speaker, advisor, consultant, investor, storyteller & teacher. He's written over 200 HR articles, spoken at over 150 HR & recruiting conferences and he’s conducted over 1000 HR podcasts. William prides himself on being easy to find on The Internet, Google him and connect with him via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.

William serves on the Board of Advisors for Weave, Vervoe, Brazen, hirepool, Talentegy, Wellocity, Talent Ninja, Universum Americas, Engagedly, Echovate, VibeCatch, Continu, Hyphen, Recruit KARMA, Happie, RolePoint, Causecast, Work4, Talent Tech Labs, and SmartRecruiters. He was previously an advisor to PeopleMatter (sold to Snagajob Q2 2016), Good.co (sold to StepStone Q1 2016) Smarterer (sold to Pluralsight Q4 2014) and a board member of Chequed (merged to create OutMatch Q3 2015).

William is a graduate of the University of Alabama of Birmingham with a BA in Art History. He also earned an MA in American Indian Studies from the University of Arizona and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University.

Vineet Nayar

Founder Chairman, Sampark Foundation & Former CEO - HCL Technologies
Vineet Nayar is Founder Chairman of Sampark Foundation and former CEO of HCL Technologies (click here for wiki profile). He is also author of the highly acclaimed management book “Employees First, Customers Second: Turning Conventional Management Upside Down” (Harvard Business Press, June 2010) which has sold more than 100,000 copies to date.

Vineet co-founded Sampark Foundation with his wife, Anupama Nayar. Today, Sampark Foundation is transforming learning outcomes of 7 million children studying in 76,000 schools in Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand; making it one of the world’s largest primary school transformation initiatives by a Foundation. Forbes in its ‘Heroes of Philanthropy List 2016’ has cited Vineet for this ‘Innovation led large scale social change’. He was recently featured as a ‘Global Thinker 2016’ by Foreign Policy magazine for ‘unplugging technology so kids can learn’ along with his wife.

Vineet is also an acknowledged management visionary and a radical thinker who architected HCLT’s transformation from $0.7 billion in 2005 to a $4.7 billion Global Technology Services Company with over 85,000 employees across 32 countries in 2013. This radical transformation led Fortune to recognize HCL as “the world’s most modern management” while BusinessWeek named HCLT as “one of the world’s most influential companies”; which led HCL’s innovative management practices to be taught as a case study at both the Harvard Business School and London Business School.

Vineet was also chosen by Fortune Magazine for its first ever, global “Executive Dream Team” 2012 which has been described as an “all-star leadership” that “could coalesce and dominate in any industry”. This is in addition to his inclusion in the elite “Thinkers 50 List” in 2011-12, which is a definitive listing of the world’s top 50 business thinkers. His ideas of organization transformation have received rich praise from influencers like the late C.K. Prahalad, Tom Peters, Gary Hamel and Ram Charan.

Vineet currently serves as a Senior Advisor to the McKinsey Leadership Institute and Fortune 1000 companies. He also mentors 18 technology lead stratups and is on the Advisory Board of the Millions Learning Project led by the ex-Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard. He is also the Founding member of Brookings India and has been a Juror of Harvard Business Review’s prestigious McKinsey Prize. Previously, he has served as Governor of ICT, member of the Global Advisory Board of Women Leader's and Gender Parity Program as well as a Community Partner of the Forum of Young Global Leaders at the World Economic Forum. Vineet has been a "Mentor" (Co-Chair) of WEF’s 2011 AMNC Conference

He joined HCL in 1985 after earning his MBA from XLRI. In 1993, Vineet founded Comnet and helped it grow into a $1.4 billion dominant leader in Technology Management Services. In 2005, Vineet became President of HCL Technologies and served as the company’s CEO from 2007 till January 2013.

Vineet spends his spare time reading and writing on management strategy. He hosts two blogs, a personal one at www.vineetnayar.com and another for the Harvard Business Review, which can be found here.

Sunita Bhuyan

Practitioner: Wellness, Leadership and Change through Music, TEDx speaker, Joy of Giving Ambassador
Sunita Khaund Bhuyan is a violinist and HR professional on Wellness, leadership and change interventions through the medium music and has 23 years of experience in the field across leading corporations / business schools globally. A mentor for Wellness and Diversity at S'Prayas Foundation Sunita has presented concerts and workshops and talks for forums like Global Economic Summit World trade centre Mumbai, SHRM Conclave, TED Talks, KPMG Learning Academy, NHRDN, ONGC Petrotech, ONGC SECONE, CORCON, NACE Conference, Oil and Gas HR Summit, Learning and Development Roundtable, BPCL, Confederation of Indian Industries, Commonwealth HRICT, Asia Scotland Society Edinburgh, Gartner leadership forum NY, Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mum, XLRI Jamshedpur, ExpoWave by BNP Paribas, World Trade Center, Deloitte Human Capital Summit, India Today conclave, Indian Merchants chambers, Godrej Leadership Forum etc.

An MBA in Human Resources and a Master of Hindustani Music, she is a disciple of her mother violinist Minoti Khaund and maestro Padmabibhushan Pandit V. G. Jog. A recipient of the Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini award for excellence she recently received the Woman of the Decade award from the Women economic forum and the Woman of abundance award form Rotary International. A REX Karmaveer global awardee and fellow she is the ambassador of the South Asian Women's Fund , on women's rights. As a "Joy of giving" Ambassador for Don Bosco, she has received the blessings from His Holiness Pope Francis for her work with more than 12500 children as well as cancer patients and specially abled. She was recently invited as a special guest for Mother Teresa's Canonisation at the Vatican. As a concert musician, her album " Bihu Strings" by Times Music is the only album of folk on the violin in India and she is passionate about her collaborations in UK and Europe on inclusive world music with projects like Commonwealth culture series UK, Glasgow Mela, With Strings Attached , Edinburgh, Beyond Boundaries London, music for ” Save the Rhino” by Yes Bank and CNBC, the mega festival Paddy Fields where Sunita showcased Assam amongst the best women performers in the country and Confluence where she collaborated with Rajasthan folk musician's of Virasat Foundation.

Stacey Harris

VP, Research & Analytics - Sierra-Cedar
Stacey Harris, former research executive with Bersin & Associates and Brandon Hall, is Vice President of Research and Analytics for Sierra-Cedar, in charge of Sierra-Cedar’s Annual HR Systems Survey and Research function.

A leading member of the HR practices and technology research community since 2007, she launched Bersin & Associates HR research practice and conducted groundbreaking research on High-Impact HR organizations, enterprise HR technologies, and key practices across the talent management spectrum. Her research work afforded her the opportunity to work with large global companies around the world such as McDonald’s, Lockheed Martin, Cisco, Credit Suisse, Scotia Bank, and Pfizer on a variety of on mission-critical talent initiatives. Harris also led multiple HR, Talent Management and Learning initiatives as both a leader and practitioner. A frequent speaker and facilitator at HR events in the U.S. and abroad, Stacey loves a conversation and interesting questions –stop her anytime for a good discussion.

Shraddhanjali Rao

Head of Human Resources - SAP, India
As the head of Human Resources for SAP in India, Shraddhanjali Rao provides HR leadership across the region for all entities including R&D; Sales and Services organizations and is a member of the SAP India Leadership Team. Shraddha is responsible for designing and executing the people strategy focusing on Leadership, Talent and Culture to meet the needs of the region’s more than 11000 employees. Shraddha joined SAP in 2007 and has held multiple roles as a Global and Local HR Business Partner for Development, Services and Support organizations. Additionally, she has also led the Leadership and Diversity and Inclusion charter for SAP's Products & Innovation Board area.

Prior to joining SAP, Shraddha began her career in 2004, at Tata Consultancy Services where she handled roles in HR Consulting, Organization Design, Corporate Governance and Talent Development. Shraddha has a Master’s degree in Human Resource & Marketing from T A Pai Management Institute and Executive Management Program from ISB.

George Oommen

Director - HR, Technology & Process Consulting - Cognizant
George leads the global HR Technology & Process Consulting CoE at Cognizant. His focus areas include HR technology transformation & consulting, process quality & optimization, decision support & analytics, collaboration and enterprise programs.

During his journey at Cognizant, George has helped vision & structure the talent technology ecosystem & architecture spanning across the associate lifecycle, enabling key processes & programs in talent acquisition & supply chain, talent engagement & development, career & performance management, total rewards, compliance and HR operations. George has leveraged best-of-breed technologies & partnerships for deploying a comprehensive range of systems of engagement & insights, with a distinct focus on design thinking, social & contextual experience. His function has won key accolades, including multiple Chief People Officer Leadership Awards.

George is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt professional and is driven by innovation, emerging tech and sustainability. He actively speaks & exchanges best practices on multiple international forums and publications.

Who was There?


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    Josh Bersin

    Principal, Bersin by Deloitte
    Deloitte Consulting LLP

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    Stacey Harris

    VP,Research & Analytics

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    Christopher Arnold

    Head of KS, The data
    whisperer - Wells Fargo

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    Gaurav Ahluwalia

    Managing Director & Head of HR
    JPMorgan Chase

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    Abdul Jaleel

    Vice President, People
    Resources India - Adobe

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    Sreekanth K Arimanithaya

    Sr. VP iWFM & Co-MD India
    DXC Technology

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    Alok B. Lall

    Director Microsoft Corporation
    (India) Pvt Ltd

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    Ravinder Pal Singh

    Tata-SIA (Vistara)


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Address: Kavuri Hills, Kondapur, Novotel Hotel Road, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500081

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