K. Raghavendra

K. Raghavendra

Sr. VP & Global Head, HRD - Infosys BPO

Raghavendra has over 31 years of experience in the HR domain. He currently holds office as Senior Vice President and Global Head of Human Resources Development (HRD) and is in the Executive Council of Infosys BPO.

His expertise lies in aligning HR's functional role to dovetail business plans. His areas of interest are development of HR competencies, managing cultural diversity and change management, especially in the context of mergers and acquisitions.

Raghavendra has created strong synergies between performance management systems and employee development platforms, ensuring that Infosys has a readily available and competent internal talent pool to meet business challenges. A strong proponent of the "Learn while you earn", he has institutionalized a number of interventions whereby there is a huge value add for a person to move up the value chain while continuing to pursue one's career.

Raghavendra has anchored numerous initiatives to support the development of strategic Human Resources (HR) and is a frequent speaker in HR thought leadership sessions and seminars in India and globally and is a regular contributor to many of the leading journals and publications. He is a commerce graduate and a PG Dip (Hons) from Madras School of Social Work and has undergone the 1 year AMP from IIM-Bangalore.