The SLASSCOM People Summit is the annual event that brings together over 200 HR professionals and business leaders representing the IT/BPM industry and beyond

Back for the sixth consecutive year, SLASSCOM’s People Summit 2016 aims to kick off your year by providing leaders at all levels with pioneering talent management insights and perspectives from renowned global leaders, as well as a prime networking and experience sharing opportunity.
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Meet Our Keynote Speakers

Ranbir Singh

CEO - Ekam Evolution Ltd.
Former MD JP Morgan Chase

Anjali ChatterJee

Vice President - Global Talent Management and Learning & Development – TATA Communications

Prasenjit Bhattacharya

Chief Executive Officer
Great Place to Work® Institute, India


Ranbir Singh and his team of tremendously talented partners create and promote concepts that will bring paradigm shifts in healthcare, technology and learning. All these projects are geared towards a demonstrable shift in collective welfare and a sustainable better future for all. Prior to his becoming a Private Equity entrepreneur in August 2015, Ranbir served with J.P.Morgan Chase as Managing Director in key leadership roles in India and Asia Pacific. Ranbir has also served with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in their Risk Management practice. He loves extending himself for volunteer activities for social good initiatives for the homeless and the aged.

Anjali is a global talent management professional with 26 years’ experience across Hospitality, Service, Manufacturing and Telecom industries. With 11 years’ experience at Tata Communications, she currently Vice President HR, handling Talent Management, Learning & Development and Employee Engagement practices globally. Her key focus is to facilitate the creation and deployment of effective leadership and people strategies. She strongly believes that organizations with robust talent management and development strategies enable stronger business outcomes by having talent that are better than competition.

Prasenjit is the CEO of Great Place to Work® Institute in India and a Director of the Sri Lankan affiliate. He has over two decades of experience in Indian and multinational corporations such as HSBC, Eicher Consultancy Services (ECS Ltd.), Siemens, and Crompton Greaves. Prasenjit has worked closely as an internal HR consultant and as an external consultant with senior leadership teams at various organizations in the area of change management.
In his previous stint in consulting, Prasenjit has worked widely in various areas in HR and in Service Quality and TQM, in industries ranging from telecom, engineering, automotives, dairy products, Information Technology and hospitality. Besides leading projects in the area of employee engagement, employer branding and change management, Prasenjit has implemented numerous people related engagements, both as an external consultant and as an internal HR resource person.

Organizational Transformation and
the Changing Role of HR

Meet our Prestigious Panelists

Madu Ratnayake

Head of Digital, Senior VP & GM
Virtusa

ANJALI CHATTERJEE

VP - Global Talent Management and Learning & Development – TATA Communications

Madu is responsible forVirtusa’s digital business strategy where he focuses on pioneering social enablement of core business processes at Virtusa and heads Sri Lanka operations. He is the founder Directorand Chairman emeritus of Sri Lanka Association for Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM);Chairman of Sarvodaya Fusion, the ICT4D arm of Sarvodaya, the largest NGO in Sri Lanka.Healso represents the IT industry on the boards of several leading universities. He is a Charted Engineer, and holds an MBA and a First Class Honors Degree in Software Engineering.

Anjali is a global talent management professional with 26 years’ experience across Hospitality, Service, Manufacturing and Telecom industries. With 11 years’ experience at Tata Communications, she currently Vice President HR, handling Talent Management, Learning & Development and Employee Engagement practices globally. Her key focus is to facilitate the creation and deployment of effective leadership and people strategies. She strongly believes that organizations with robust talent management and development strategies enable stronger business outcomes by having talent that are better than competition.

Prasenjit Bhattacharya

Chief Executive Officer
Great Place to Work® Institute, India

DR. NIRMAL DE SILVA

Country Manager
Regus

Prasenjit is the CEO of Great Place to Work® Institute in India and a Director of the Sri Lankan affiliate. He has over two decades of experience in Indian and multinational corporations such as HSBC, Eicher Consultancy Services (ECS Ltd.), Siemens, and Crompton Greaves. Prasenjit has worked closely as an internal HR consultant and as an external consultant with senior leadership teams at various organizations in the area of change management. In his previous stint in consulting, Prasenjit has worked widely in various areas in HR and in Service Quality and TQM, in industries ranging from telecom, engineering, automotives, dairy products, Information Technology and hospitality. Besides leading projects in the area of employee engagement, employer branding and change management, Prasenjit has implemented numerous people related engagements, both as an external consultant and as an internal HR resource person.

Dr. Nirmal De Silva is a business professional with more than 15 years senior management experience in Asia Pacific Region. He has worked in many diverse areas such as Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Alliances, Product Management, and Country Management for a number of MNC & Fortune 500 companies. Dr. De Silva was instrumental is setting up operations for the Regus PLC, the world’s largest flexible workspace provider in Sri Lanka. He possesses a Doctorate in Business, a MBA & Bachelor’s Degree in Business. He is also a Certified Management Accountant (Australia) and a Post Graduate in Marketing (UK). Dr. De Silva is a well-respected thought leader in his area of expertise and is regularly featured in the media in Sri Lanka.

Ranbir Singh

CEO - Ekam Evolution Ltd
Former MD JP Morgan Chase

Dulith Herath

CEO / Founder
Kapruka.com

Ranbir Singh and his team of tremendously talented partners create and promote concepts that will bring paradigm shifts in healthcare, technology and learning. All these projects are geared towards a demonstrable shift in collective welfare and a sustainable better future for all. Prior to his becoming a Private Equity entrepreneur in August 2015, Ranbir served with J.P.Morgan Chase as Managing Director in key leadership roles in India and Asia Pacific. Ranbir has also served with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in their Risk Management practice. He loves extending himself for volunteer activities for social good initiatives for the homeless and the aged.

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sri Lanka’s largest e-commerce organization and set the bar for Sri Lanka’s online business strategies and web based bench marks. Possess Strong technical skills that fuse innovation and new technology based business models in Sri Lanka. An advocate of improving government policies on Tech startups and Intellectual properties.

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MODERATOR

Hariharan Padmanaban

COO -Xcendant/ Board Member of SLASSCOM

Hariharan Padmanaban brings with him over 14 Years of experience in managing and consulting across IT. Business Process Services and building offshore operations. He served in various positions within Program Management, Strategy Consulting, Operations and Customer Relationship Management functions. He has extensive experience in the services globalization marketplace, having advised customers in the US, UK and Asian regions. Hari has also been extensively involved in engagements involving Strategic planning, Program Management, Risk Management, Process Reengineering , Pricing Strategies , Sourcing Relationships and Benefits Analysis et al contributing immensely to offshore outsourcing for clients. He was a part of the transition and program governance for processes of the Customer Service Operations for GE Capital International Services, HSBC (HDPL Sri Lanka), and BackOffice processing centres for Hays plc, Astron BPO (Currently RR Donnelley) and Insurance Services for WPA UK.

Hands on Workshops

"The Shifting Workplace"


An interactive workshop on “Shifts in Employee Engagement Approaches” focusing on recognizing challenges, assessing impacts, identifying new levers of engagement and possible approaches. The second part of the workshop on “Shifts in the expectations around HR role and capabilities” will cover changing business demands and aligning HR to Business.

"Unleashing the Potential in a Multi-Generational Culture"


The most sought after workshop “Unleashing the Potential in a Multi-Generational Culture” will tap into the unique contributions of each generation and the understanding of the specific differences between the four generations in today’s workforce and how leaders could leverage the differences between the generations.

Program Schedule of the day

08:30 a.m. Registration
09:15 a.m. Opening Remark
09:30 a.m. Talent Goes Social-The Naked Organization - Ranbir Singh
10:15 a.m. Organizational Climate For Creativity And Innovation - Anjali Chatterjee
11:00 a.m. Tea Break
11:30 a.m. The Future of Work - Prasenjit Bhattacharya
12:15 p.m. CXO Take on Organizational Transformation and the Changing Role Of HR
1:15 p.m. Lunch
 Starting of Workshops...
2:30 p.m. Workshop by QAI                            |      Workshop by Franklin Covey
3:45 p.m. Tea Break
4:15 p.m. Contd. Workshops
6:00 p.m. Networking Cocktail

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