Panel 2

Panel Discussion
Is the Indian workforce ready for Aatmanirbhar Bharat? Challenges and Way ahead


The panel will be moderated by Professor Srihari Sohani, IIM Indore

Bhavya Misra

HR Director, PepsiCo

Bhavya Misra is the HR director at PepsiCo. She is an alumnus of the Management Development Institute, Gurgaon with over 13 years of Human Resource Management experience across a variety of roles in FMCG and Retail.

Gaurav Pandit

Director of Talent Management, Flipkart

Gaurav is currently the Director of Talent Management at Flipkart. His expertise lies in Strategic HRM, Change Management, OD and OE. His experience spans across Consulting, CoE and Business Partner roles in diverse sectors like Media, BFSI, Pharma, Manufacturing, Retail, Technology Services.
Prakhar Tripathi-1

Prakhar Tripathi

Director, Deloitte India
Prakhar helps organizations prepare and implement talent strategy blueprint through specific solutions in rewards, organization design and restructuring in events like setup, business revamp and mergers & acquisitions. He has professional experience across a range of areas in HR advisory. Prior to Deloitte, Prakhar headed the Financial Institutions (India) practice and was the Market Leader for Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at AON. Prior to AON, Prakhar has worked at Boston Consulting Group as a Specialist Consultant.

Santosh Ghate

Managing Vice President and Head HR, Gartner India

Santosh Ghate is managing Vice President, Human Resources for Gartner in India. He serves as a strategically oriented leader for Gartner India. In this role, he is responsible for designing and developing the people strategy with a focus on engagement, retention, employee experience and building a high-performance culture.

Santosh Ghate