• September 12, 2019
HCMx Radio 131: Learning Architecture, Strategy & Reskilling Framework

Guest: Piyush MehtaChief Human Resources Officer of Genpact

Piyush Mehta leads Genpact’s global Human Resources (HR) function and in this capacity has played an integral role in the organization’s journey to becoming an Employer of Choice. With more than 20 years of experience in HR, Piyush has contributed to various aspects of people management in both business and corporate roles, including employee relations, organization capability building, M&A integration and managing the HR function for P&Ls and geographies. He is also a Genpact executive officer.

Piyush joined Genpact in 2001, where he first led HR engagements across various businesses and then was appointed to his current position of senior vice president of HR in 2005. He began his career with Hindustan Lever and also served as HR director for AT&T in India and as the organization capability director for Frito-Lay, Asia Pacific.

Piyush earned a post-graduate degree in personnel management from XLRI, Jamshedpur and an honors bachelor’s degree in economics from Delhi University.

Topics and questions include:

  • Genpact’s culture and CI-squared
  • Creating a sustainable organization
  • Making learning part of the workflow
  • Why speed is better than perfection
  • Timely courageousness
  • Contextualizing knowledge
  • Incorporating Genome into the learning strategy
  • Obstacles to success
  • Key leadership qualities
  • The future of Genpact
  • How Piyush became successful
  • Turning failure into success
  • And more!

We are hosting our 4th annual Women In Leadership Summit. The event will be held on June 10th & 11th at the EAU Palm Beach Resort in Florida. We hope to see you there!

Our annual HCM Excellence Conference is on February 4-6th, 2020.

If you have questions about our discussion today and would like access to our Women In Leadership Network that provides organizational leaders access to our research library on women in leadership and diversity and inclusion topics. please contact me at WIL@brandonhall.com or visit www.brandonhall.com

Rachel Cooke

Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke Rachel is responsible for business operations including overseeing client services, research events and project management. Prior to joining Brandon Hall Group, Rachel was the Chief Operating Officer Co-founder of AC Growth. Rachel has over 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, and sales performance management. Prior to AC Growth, she held several senior management roles and was on the leadership team at Bersin & Associates, a pioneer analyst firm in e-learning and now industry leading HR and talent Research Company. In her Senior Director role, Rachel developed the strategy and led the commercial execution of the solution provider vertical, and grew the vertical into the company’s largest market segment. In her role as Director of Sales, Rachel developed and led a team of senior account executives focused on acquiring global strategic accounts. Rachel was solely responsible for developing key business relationships with over ninety companies including industry icons, such as: Adidas, Hewlett-Packard, Toyota, Oracle, Starbucks, Avnet, Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, Safeway Inc., Wells Fargo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Clorox and Affiliated Computer Services. Rachel began her career in the banking, media and hospitality industries. In these industries, Rachel held several key senior management and executive sales positions. Rachel received a BA in social science and interdisciplinary studies with honors from Florida Atlantic University. Rachel continued her postgraduate education by completing a series of executive management education courses from American Management Association.

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