Talent Conference

SHRMI Talent Conference is the can’t-miss event that puts People First

Join us virtually – to learn innovative talent strategies tailored to the realities of the world of work. Learn from engaging speakers and takeaway learnings to enrich your workplace. Network with peers and experts to get abreast on the latest trends in recruiting, nurturing, retaining and growing engaged employees at every level of your organization.

SHRM’s Talent Conference and Exposition is a unique event created especially for HR professionals & People Managers who work with talent. Attend for data-driven strategies, actionable learning, meaningful connections and endless solutions that will ensure you level-up in 2021 and beyond.

Attend SHRMI Talent 2021 for cutting-edge practices and creative solutions  from Global experts to maximize Human Potential in your organization.

What To
Expect at #SHRMITalent21


2500+ Attendees. 2 Day Virtual Conference with four focused Conclaves



Opportunity to earn
over 20 PDCs


Global Experts

Hear from 100+ Speakers and Domain Experts


Unparalled Learning

50+ In-depth Knowledge


Save your seat to gain the Edge on All Things Talent.


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A Conference that focusses on YOU.


The Learning You Want. The Tools You Need to succeed.


SHRM Talent 2021 opens the door to infinite possibilities for you, your career and your Talent Strategy. Leave with renewed inspiration for the work you do every day. 

Why Attend

  • Super specialized Learning JUST FOR YOU
  • Global Speakers and Experts
  • Session which Highlight Future Trends, Best practices and Tools that equip you
  • Networking with Peers and Leaders
  • Interactive and Engaging learning experience
  • Opportunity to be part of a One-of-a-kind virtual conference
  • Earn up to 20 PDCs for the conference or 5 PDCs per conclave
  • Take away your learnings in the form of case studies, reports, papers and articles.
  • Take advantage of the On-Demand sessions post-event

SHRMITalent21 speakers


Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP

President & CEO, SHRM

Sonam Wangchuk

Founder of Student’s Educational & Cultural Movement of Ladakh (SECMOL), Educationist & Environmentalist

Marc Effron

President, The Talent Strategy Group

Pramod Bhasin

Chairman, ICRIER, Founder, Genpact Ltd, Chairman, Clix Capital

Dr. Naresh Trehan

Chairman and MD, Medanta - The Medicity

Dr. Anish Shah

Managing Director & CEO, Mahindra Group

Manoj Kohli

Country Head - Softbank India

Dr. Santrupt Misra

Group Director, Birla Carbon; Director, Chemicals; and Director, Group Human Resources, Aditya Birla Group

Santosh Desai

MD & CEO, Future Brands Ltd Author, Columnist, Social Commentator

Pramath Raj Sinha

Founder & Chairman, Harappa Education

Dr. Niru Kumar

Padmashree 2021 D&I Consultant , Founder Ask Insights. Board Member National Advisory Committee Election Commission of India

Nick Schacht

SHRM-SCP, Chief Global Development Office, SHRM

Ajeet Bajaj

Padma Shree Awardee, Mountaineer, Adventurer, Explorer

Raga Olga D’silva

Co-Founder & Director, Speaking Minds

Susan Armstrong

Managing Partner, Global Training Transformation

Yashwant Mahadik

President - Global HR, Lupin

David Lobo

Executive Coach & Organization Consultant

Emily M Dickens

Corporate Secretary, Chief of Staff & Head, Government Affairs, SHRM

Vikram Bector

President & Group CHRO, Piramal Group.

Anuradha Razdan

Executive Director HR, HUL

Raghav Gupta

Managing Director (India & APAC), Coursera

Achal Khanna


Shreyasi Singh

Founder & CEO, Harappa Education


Shweta Mehrotra

CHRO, Citi South Asia

Shaakun Khanna

Vice President & Head, SaaS Alliances & Channels, Asia Pacific, Oracle

Ravi Capoor

Former Secretary to the GOI, Ministry of Textiles & CEO, Sansad TV

Manu N Wadhwa

CHRO, Sony Pictures Networks India

Shraddhanjali Rao

Former Vice President & HR, SAP, India

Kishore Poduri

Country Head - HR, DBS India.

Arnabi Marjit

Head - HR, Global R&D & Biotech, COE Lead Talent Mgmt. & Leadership Devt., Lupin Ltd.

Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra

Director (HR), Indian Oil Corporation Limited

Archana Chadha

Head - HR, The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

Sashi Kumar

Head of Sales, Indeed India

Paras Kaushik

CHRO, Hindustan Times Media Group

Alpana Parida

Managing Director - CEO & Founder, Tiivra Ventures

James Thomas

Vice President, SAP SuccessFactors India

Mark Leisegang

Head of New Markets - APAC, MENA & South America, Insights

Sailesh A J Menezes

Vice President & Head of Human Resources, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, India

Sharad Verma

VP & CHRO, Iris Software Inc

Deeya Bajaj

Mountaineer, Adventurer, Explorer & Motivator

R Mahalakshmi

Director, HR, Mondelez India Foods Private Ltd

Amar Raj Singh

Chairman & MD, Gamma Pizzakraft India & Gamma Pizzakraft Lanka Pvt Ltd

Rasmus Hougaard

Founder & Managing Director, Potential Project

Nishith Upadhyaya

Senior Director, Knowledge & Advisory Services, SHRM India, APAC & MENA

Gagan Singh

Independent Director & Former CEO JLL, India

Ayaskant Sarangi

CHRO, Wipro Enterprises

Dr Harivansh Chaturvedi

Director, Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH)

Aditya Kohli

CHRO, Orient Electric

Nishchae Suri

Managing Director, India Cornerstone

Babita Basak

Senior VP, HR & Head of Strategic Hiring, Edelweiss Group

Usha Singh

Director HR, Moil Limited

Hemalakshmi Raju

Chief Learning Officer (Hydrocarbon Business), Reliance Industries

Dr. Akshay Kumar

Assistant Professor, IIIT Delhi, Consultant & Head, Clinical Psychologist, Artemis Hospital

Aditya Malik

CEO, Higher Ed business - Veranda Learning Solutions Ltd

Sonal Vaidya

Global Head - Organisation Development & Effectiveness, L&T Technology Services

Sheena S Minhas

Vice President HR, ABB

Rob Stembridge

International Partner, Potential Project

D V Shastry

Executive Director, Natural Gas Society

Dr. Swatee Sarangi

HR Head, Global Generics, Dr. Reddy’s Labs

Satyadeep Mishra

VP HR, Reliance Jio

Upasna Nischal

Head - HR, India, Fidelity International

Abraham Zachariah

SVP HR- Leadership Development & Talent Management, GSCs & Tech, HSBC

Archana Jerath

Sr. Director Operations, SHRM APAC & MENA

Minaxi Indra

President, upGrad for Business

Sandhydeep Purri

Chief People Officer, Sapphire Foods Pvt. Ltd.

Liam Butler

Chief Revenue Officer, SumTotal

Mridula Shukla Varghese

Director - Talent Practice, Indian Sub Continent & Equality & Inclusion Leader - Asia, Middle East & Africa, Procter & Gamble

Krishnan Unni

Head - Customer Success, APAC, Coursera

Dedeepya Ajith John

Director, South & Advisory Services, SHRM India & APAC

Sriram Rajan

Head, Novartis Learning Institute, India

Vikramjeet Singh

President & CHRO, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance


Tanya Boyd

Global Solution Design Consultant, Insights

Mamta Sharma

VP, HR Head - India, Fiserv Global Services

Priti Singh

Senior Vice President, Mastercard

Anil Santhapuri

Director - Skills Solutions, Global Talent Management, FIS

Ashissh Kaul

Director, Knowledge & Advisory & Business Head, PSE, SHRM India

Rohan Sylvester

Talent Strategy Advisor, Indeed.com

Seema Ajwani

MD - Employee Relations, Policies & Statutory Compliances, Accenture India

Vikram Shroff

Head, HR Laws (Employment & Labor), Nishith Desai Associates

Nilanjan Kar

President, Institutions & Enterprise Sales, Harappa Education

Ashfaq Ahad

Co-founder, Talentedge Academy

Girish Kohli

Head, Performance & Rewards, Bennett Coleman & Co. & SHRM Influencer

Atma Godara

Manager - HR, Netflix & SHRM Influencer

Karthik Nagaraj

VP Enterprise Solutions, EdCast

Manoj Barthwal

Executive Director HR & Head, ONGC Academy

Deepak Kumar Arora

Head L&D, Birlasoft

Ina Bajwa

Vice President, HR, Tata Communications

Deepayan Sensharma

HR - Director (GBS & India), BT

Shruti Sud

Lead Marketing - SHRM India, APAC & MENA

Abhijit Bhaduri

Founder, Abhijit Bhaduri & Associates

Kavi Arasu

Principal, Flyntrok Consulting & SHRM Influencer

Amit Das

Director-HR & CHRO, Bennett Coleman & Co Ltd (The Times Group)

Rajan Kalia

SHRM Advisor & Co-Founder,      Salto Dee Fe

Thyag Venkatesan

Co-founder, Virkware

Bruce Tulgan

Founder & Chairman of RainmakerThinking, Inc.

Nida Shahid

Senior Associate Director Knowledge & Advisory - SHRM India & Mena

Kamakshi Raman

Executive Director (HRD) - Management Training Institute, SAIL

Misha Nathani

Head Product Marketing, Gratifi

Pankaj Kankar

Chief Operating Officer, FarEye

Sanjay Sinha

Managing Partner & Global CHRO Practice, Gladwin International

Tathagata Basu

Chief Talent Officer, Piramal Pharma

Nikhil Kumar Jain

Director (Personnel), NHPC Limited

R P Singh

Director (HR & Legal), IFFCO

Sumit Neogi

HR Director - South Asia & Middle East, The Lubrizol Corporation

Capt. Pranav Prasoon Thakur

Head - HR, Renault India


Saurabh Singh

Associate Director Advisory - India & Sri Lanka, SHRM

Gaurav Puthran

VP & Global Operations Leader, Genpact

Debabrat Mishra

Co-Founder, BoardsNXT & SHRM Advisor

Sapna Narang

Managing Partner, Capital League

Rajorshi Ganguli

President & Global HR Head, Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Richa Sharma

VP HR - Organization Design & Leadership Talent development, Genpact

Rajiv Kumar

VP & Country Leader – India, SumTotal Systems

Ritu Mathur

Corporate Head -Talent Acquisition, BPCL

Shanta Vallury Gandhi

Head, HR, CSR & Internal Branding, RBL Bank

Kalpak Huddar

Head - HR, Sitel Group, India

Chaitanya Sreenivas

VP - HR Head, IBM

Sreekanth Arimanithaya

Global Talent & Enablement Services Leader, EY Global Delivery Services

Sanket Atal

Senior VP & MD, Sites (India), Salesforce

Prriti Narain

Market HR Leader, Google India

Rajiv Khatri

AVP TA, Genpact

Vikram Tandon

Group CHRO, Adani Group

Amit Sharma

Former CHRO, Volvo

Deepak Mishra

Corporate HR Head, UB Group

John Cherian

Co-founder & Executive Director, enParadigm

Meeta Gangrade

Chief Digital & Operating Officer, 1to1help

Chandrashekarr B S

Head - Total Rewards, India, Adobe

Ashish Bhalla

Head, Campus Relations, HCL Technologies

Maneesh Menda

Head - HR, India, NatWest Group

Harjeet Khanduja

VP HR, Reliance Jio

SK Bose


Runa Maitra

Founder, People Talent International

Vaibhav Goel

Group Head, HR 2.0 Platform, RIL

Anandi Shankar

GM HR Talent Organisation & Integration, HUL

Leena Sahijwani

HR Leader - Change Enabler

Sanjay Gawde

Head - Total Rewards & Performance Management, Lupin

Ashish Mishra

Associate VP - Talent Acquisition, Cvent

Satish Rajarathnam

Senior Vice President HR & Global Head - Strategic Resourcing, Mphasis

Shillpa S Chabria

Director HR, OSHE, CSR & Administration, Thyssenkrupp

Asha Poluru

Head HR, Sophos

Shiv Nath Ghosh

Country Director & Sr. VP, Artech Infosystems

Emmanuel David

Director, TATA Management Training Centre

Hardeep Singh

Head of HCM Transformation, Oracle India

S Premkumar

Managing Partner & Chief Mentor, Persayprem Business Designs

Manish Sinha

SVP & CHRO, M&M Automotive Business

Dheeraj Kumar Pandey

Chief Advisor, Keka

Neha Pant

Associate Director - Knowledge & Advisory, SHRM India

Esther Hnamte

A 6-year-old kid from Lunglei, Mizoram, singing Vande Mataram

SHRMITalent21 Agenda





One Conclave
5,400 INR Registration Fee
Full Conference (All four Conclaves)
13,900 INR Registration Fee


One Conclave
4,400 INR Registration Fee
Full Conference (All four Conclaves)
11,400 INR Registration Fee


One Conclave
$ 79 USD Registration Fee
Full Conference (All four Conclaves)
$ 249 USD Registration Fee


One Conclave
$ 70 USD Registration Fee
Full Conference (All four Conclaves)
$ 209 USD Registration Fee
*Pricing per delegate | All prices exclusive of service tax as applicable. | T&C
For Bulk/customized registrations, please reach out to us at [email protected] | 1800-103-2198 (Toll Free)

Why Sponsor #SHRMITalent21

  • Super-specialized conclaves to target the audience that is most valuable to you
  • Showcase your thought leadership and expertise to decision makers
  • Interactive and personalized Virtual Exposition Experience
  • A realm of branding & promotional opportunities to captivate your audience
  • A highly-engaged audience
  • Pre-Schedule meetings with Key Prospects
  • Reach 700+ relevant audience in each Conclave
  • Reach 3000+ relevant Attendees
  • Continued branding through the on-demand event
  • Unending possibilities for exciting digital activations & Demand Gen Campaigns
  • Direct Brand Reach to SHRM APAC & India Network of 300,000+ HR Professionals through emailers
  • Brand Reach to SHRM APAC & India Social Community of 120mn+ through our extensive and engaging Social Campaigns for the event.

Join Virtual Expo to discover Innovative Solutions that are redefining HR & People Practices.

This year’s Expo will offer a great opportunity for HR Leaders and Influencers to discuss the latest trends and disruptions influencing the Work, Worker and Workplace.


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