Paneesh Rao

CPO, Mindtree Ltd (A Larsen & Toubro group Company)

A consummate HR leader and mentor with an experience of 30+ years in Human Resources function globally across multiple countries and across Manufacturing, Consulting, IT & BPO industries. Paneesh has been driving strategic HR initiatives to realize bottom line results and enhance employee engagement in pursuit of organizational objectives.
A creative thinker, problem solver and decision maker, effectively balancing the employee needs with the mission of the organization.

He pioneered initiatives and led large HR interventions with an objective of creating an organization climate providing workforce strategy and management translating into a wide range of people programs, career development, total rewards, inspire and lead large teams deliver business needs and stimulate environment.

In Mindtree, Paneesh oversees the entire gamut of human resources function and employee life cycle management. Heading a large team of 150+ HR professionals, globally, he drives significant initiatives for creating an organization climate that fosters innovation, creates high energy culture and makes the company an employer of choice.