Rajiv Naithani

EVP & Chief People Officer, Infogain

Rajiv is a young, dynamic and a fast tracker HR and OD thought Leader who believes in “Self” being the “Instrument of Change”. Having worked with Hi-Tech Industry throughout in his career, he has played a key role in the transformational journey of some of these companies (i.e. Infogain, Dassault Systèmes, GlobalLogic and HCL). Rajiv is inspired with “Employee First” concept and finds it to be the key driver towards catering to the expectations of “Customers” and “Shareholders”.

Key Contributions:

Rajiv has played important role in evolving the culture of the organisations through cultural dig initiatives to define the core values as behaviours for realising the vision of the organisation. Rajiv has managed multiple M&As and Rebadging assignments for three of the different organisations he has served as HR Head. Cultural integration, Great Place to Work with journey, high performance culture, leadership development and hiring, and HR maturity are some of the key strategic priorities which have been successfully led and delivered by Rajiv in multiple organisations. He has been a key advocate for employees and their experiences, desires and aspirations.

Current & Past Role(s):

In his current role, Rajiv leads the global HR at Infogain and is designated as Chief People Officer. Infogain is a human centered digital platform and software engineering company and is headquartered at Los Gatos, California.

Prior to Infogain, Rajiv served Dassault Systèmes (R&D and Services Entities in India) and GlobalLogic as HR Head for India and also played Global OD role in GlobalLogic.

Prior to joining GlobalLogic, Rajiv held management positions in companies like HCL, and Interglobe
Technologies (IGT).

Education:

Rajiv is a Law Graduate and a Certified Organizational Development (OD) Professional from Indian Society of Applied Behavioral Sciences (ISABS). Rajiv has also done Senior Management Program from IIM Calcutta and one-year HR Management program from XLRI Jamshedpur.

Social Affiliations:

Rajiv serves as Board of Trustee with "Pauri Garhwal Trust" which focuses on development of underprivileged people in Uttarakhand State in India.

Thought Leader:

Rajiv speaks in various Industry and Academia forums on regular basis. He contributes articles and research papers for both print as well as digital media.