21st Feb 2019

Renaissance Convention Center Hotel,
Powai, Mumbai

1 day

20+ Speakers

1000+ Delegates

Audience CEOs, Directors, CHROs & Senior HR Professionals

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About the event

At Great Place to Work®, we believe that any organization can be a great workplace and have enabled several transformations. Often, the starting point for most organizations is an inspired leader.

The conference is a part of our initiatives aimed at building a global community of leaders committed to building a High-Trust, High-Performance Culture™ at their organizations.

This platform is an opportunity for your organization to connect with and learn from the leaders across India Inc.

Great Place to Work ® Annual Conference 2019 Agenda

Topics & Speakers
9:20amWelcome AddressGreat Place to Work
Prasenjit Bhattacharya - Great Place to Work
9:30amKeynote 1Creating a Great Place to Work FOR ALL
Tony Prophet - Salesforce
10:10amKeynote 2DNA For Future - Workplace Culture Re-defined by Unicorns
Deepak Bagla - Invest India
Haresh Chawla - True North Co.
11:10amTea & Networking
11:40amBreakout Phase 1Digitisation of Employee Experience
Harshvendra Soin - Tech Mahindra, India
Sandeep Kohli - Ernst & Young, India

Hiring for Culture Fit - How to hire from unconventional sources
Abhijit Bhaduri - Abhijit Bhaduri & Associates
Patu Keswani - Lemon Tree Hotels

Creating a Culture of Innovation - What it takes and why it matters
Mohit Malhotra - Godrej Properties
Rajiv Narang - Erehwon Consulting

Employee Wellness - Cost of not addressing it
Dr. Marcus Ranney - Thrive Global, India
Saptarshi Roy - NTPC
12:40pmLunch & Networking
2:00pmBreakout Phase 2Continuous Performance Appraisal
Chaitanya Sreenivas - IBM India
Dr. Prince Augustin - Mahindra & Mahindra

Impact of Unconscious Bias in making corporate decisions
Biju Dominic - FinalMile Consulting
Shraddhanjali Rao - SAP India

GPTW Research & Insights - Top 10 myths about a GPTW and 5 things which are counter-intuitive truths
Prof. Rick Smith - Lee Kong Chian School of Business, SMU

On Demand Development - Moving Focus from Training to Continuous Learning
Anand Pillai - Leadership Matters
Shumone Chatterjee - SC Johnson, India
3:10PMTea & Networking
4:00PMKeynote 3Evolutionary Power of Mind Mapping
Tony Buzan - Inventor, Mind Mapping, Author, Global Speaker, Tony Buzan International Ltd.
4:40pmKeynote 4Managing Complexity at Work
Dr. Edward Rogers - The Indian School of Business Hyderabad & Mohali
5:30pmKeynote 5Women & Leadership – Fireside Chat with Dr. Marshall Goldsmith
Dr. Marshall Goldsmith - Author, Worlds Leading Leadership Thinker & Executive Coach
N Mahalakshmi - Outlook Business
Dr. Ritu Anand - Tata Consultancy Services
6:10pmClosing RemarksGreat Place to Work
Prasenjit Bhattacharya - Great Place to Work


Esteemed Speakers of Annual Conference 2019

  • Tony BuzanInventor Mind Mapping, Author, Global Speaker, Tony Buzan International Ltd. 
  • Marshall GoldsmithAuthor Worlds Leading Leadership Thinker & Executive Coach 
  • Tony ProphetChief Equality OfficerSalesforce  
  • Prof. Rick Smith Professor and Deputy Dean Lee Kong Chian School of Business, SMU  
  • Deepak BaglaMD & CEOInvest India 
  • Dr. Edward RogersGlobal Visiting faculty member The Indian School of Business Hyderabad & Mohali 
  • Dr. Marcus RanneyGMThrive Global, India 
  • Rajiv NarangFounder & CEO, Erehwon Consulting 
  • Abhijit Bhaduri Author, FounderAbhijit Bhaduri & Associates 
  • Shraddhanjali RaoVice President (HR),SAP India 
  • Anand PillaiManaging DirectorLeadership Matters 
  • Dr. Prince AugustinEVP, Group Human CapitalMahindra & Mahindra 
  • Biju DominicCEO & Co-founder FinalMile Consulting 
  • Chaitanya SreenivasanVice President (HR)
    and HR Head IBM India / South Asia 
  • Saptarshi RoyDirector (HR), NTPC National HRD Network 
  • Haresh ChawlaPartner True North Co. and Former Group CEO, Viacom 18 
  • Mohit MalhotraMD & CEOGodrej Properties 
  • Dr. Ritu AnandSenior Vice President (HR),TCS 
  • Harshvendra SoinChief People OfficerTech Mahindra, India 
  • Ramesh IyerManaging Director,Mahindra Finance
  • Sandeep KohliPartner & Talent LeaderErnst & Young, India 
  • Patu KeswaniChairman & MDLemon Tree Hotels


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