Saurabh Deshpande

Director, CoE- People & Culture

Saurabh is a seasoned HR professional with over 20 years of experience across HR consulting and line HR. Currently serving as the Director of COE - People & Culture at Vantage Circle, Saurabh has been a trusted HR partner and advisor to businesses. He specializes in working with start-ups and growth-stage organizations as a consulting Head of HR, helping them design and implement scalable HR practices.

Saurabh is also a sought-after subject matter expert (SME) for HR technology companies, partnering with them to drive intellectual property (IP) creation and product differentiation. He has previously worked with top-tier consulting firms such as Hewitt Associates (now Aon) and Mercer Consulting, as well as InMobi, India's first unicorn start-up, in line HR roles.

Saurabh holds a degree from St. Stephen's College, Delhi and an MBA from the prestigious Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. With his wealth of experience and expertise in HR, Saurabh is a valuable asset to any organization looking to build and strengthen their people and culture strategy.