Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik organized ‘HR Summit 2015’, an annual conclave where the platform is set for visionaries to invigorate the audience with the changing dynamics of human capital. The theme for this year was ‘Panoramic Vision of Human Capital through the lens of Technology’. The sustenance of any business is decided by the role of its two foremost enablers- Human capital and Technology.  The changing business scenario necessitates that even the best in the business have to constantly be on their toes with regard to both these drivers. . Technology today empowers collaboration between stakeholders and provides a platform for boosting personal productivity. Multiple technology trends, including social media, mobility, analytics and cloud computing are fusing relationships between customers boosting agility and adaptability within the enterprise and in the market. The day saw exemplary discussions from outstanding speakers, who are undoubtedly among the best in their respective fields.



The esteemed dignitaries who delivered keynote addresses are Mr.Adil Malia (Group President HR | Essar Group), Mr. Chetan Tolia (Chief HR Officer | Tata Power) and Mr. Sandip Grover (Group HR President | Welspun Group). There were two panel discussions held, the speakers were Mr. Sanjay Kumar (VP – Capability Building | ITC InfoTech), Mrs. Simin Askari (VP – Corporate HR | DS Group), Mr. Colin McGhee (HROSA Lead |Reliance Industries Ltd) ,Mr. Aniruddha Khekale (Group Director Human Resources | Emerson Process Management India Pvt Ltd), Mr. Sidharath Tuli (Vice President & Head HR | L&T Hydrocarbon), Mr.Tapas Majumdar (Head Productivity, Margins & Cost , Process and Projects | Future Supply Chain), Mr. Srinivas Chunduru (Chief HR Officer | Piramal Group), Mr. Suman Rudra (India HR Leader | NCR Corporation), Mr. Mohit Rajkumar (Senior HR Business Partner| VMware) and Mr. Sharad Verma (Global Head HR | Polaris Consulting). HR Summit also had a session titled ‘CEO Talks’ which hosted eminent leaders from various organizations. This year, the speakers included Mr. Raja Sekhar Reddy (Director and COO | Innovsource Pvt. Ltd.), Mr. Javin Bhinde (Founder and CEO | SynCore Consulting Pvt Ltd), Mr. Pawan Desai (Co-Founder and CEO | Mitkat Advisory) and Mr. Amit Das (Founder & CEO | Think Analytics).

There was also a special address by Ms.Vaishali Kasture (Former MD |Goldman Sachs). From discussions about how technology drives change in an organization to transforming the human capital landscape through SMAC, the day saw a wonderful confluence of ideas and perspectives.