TalentSprint Sponsors NASSCOM HR Forum “Unconventional Talent Management – The New Normal for 2012” Chennai, 30th January, 2012

The 6th session of NASSCOM HR Forum “Unconventional Talent Management – The New Normal for 2012” will bring together industry veterans to discuss the New Normal of Talent Management. Conventional Talent Management has become less effective and more expensive than ever before. Faced with the headwinds of 2012, companies are beginning to experiment with new ways of creating, developing and managing talent. Government, industry, public and private institutions all need to collaborate and come together to come up with out-of-the box strategies for Talent Management.

The discussion will focus on:

  • New recruitment strategies to create an alternative supply of new talent
  • Developing a multi-skilled and flexible workforce that can adapt to variance in industry demand
  • Innovative solutions for mentoring and skilling talent
  • Public-private partnership to foster skill development
  • Sustainable and effective use of ICT solutions to develop entry level talent

Time: 30 January, 2012, Monday - 10 am to 1 pm

Venue: Grand Ballroom I, Hotel Hilton, JN Salai, Ekkaduthangal

Program for the event:
10:50 am – 11:15 am - Keynote Address by Dr. Narendra Jadhav - Member, Planning Commission, Govt. of India
11:15 am – 12:30 pm - Panel Discussion on “Unconventional Talent Management – The New Normal for 2012”

Speakers for the event:
Dr. Narendra Jadhav - Member – Planning Commission, Govt. of India

Mr. Dilip Chenoy - MD & CEO, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)
Dr. Santanu Paul - CEO & MD, TalentSprint
Sujith Kumar - Location Head – HR, Infosys Ltd

Speaker Profile
Narendra Jadhav
Dr. Narendra Jadhav is presently serving as Member, Planning Commission, Government of India in the rank and status of Minister of State. As a Member, Planning Commission, Dr. Jadhav’s sectoral responsibilities include Education, Labour, Employment and Skill Building, Sports & Youth Affairs, and Social Justice & Empowerment. In addition, Dr. Jadhav looks after the States of Bihar, Tamil Nadu, and Goa besides Union Territories of Diu- Daman & Dadra Nagar Haveli.
Dilip Shenoy
Mr. Dilip Chenoy, Managing Director & CEO of National Skill Development Corporation since May 2010, was earlier the Director General of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). Prior to this, Dilip was the Deputy Director General responsible for Industry Sectors and Associations Council - (ASCON) covering, Agriculture, Life sciences and ICT in the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Dilip was the Oil spokesperson and coordinated CM's international work relating to the ASEAN.
As chief executive, Dr Santanu Paul drives strategy, growth and execution at TalentSprint. His vision is to transform TalentSprint into a global leader in professional skill development, employability and social inclusion. From 2003-2008, Santanu served at Virtusa Corporation as Senior Vice President for Global Delivery Operations and Head of Indian Operations. From 1999-2003, Santanu worked in Boston as Chief Technology Officer of OpenPages (now part of IBM) and Viveca, a B2B technology startup.

Sujith Kumar is Location Head – HR, Infosys Ltd. Sujith has been the recipient of the Infosys Award for Excellence three consecutive times and has won several awards for his innovation in people management and employee engagement. He holds a Post graduate degree in Social Work with a specialization in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations from Loyola College, Chennai. Sujith is currently part of several Academic councils of Engineering colleges and also a steering committee member of the NAASCOM CSR Chapter for Chennai.


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