Nandita Gurjar
Nandita Gurjar
Independent Director
Nandita Gurjar is a technologist turned HR professional. Nandita's experience in mainstream IT spans software development, general management and consulting.
Nandita started her career at Wipro InfoTech in 1992 as a software programmer and handled multiple technical responsibilities, in various functions like software coding and testing, program documentation and quality.
She joined Infosys Limited in December 1999 to form the Learning and Development wing and set-up the leadership institute.
In 2003, Nandita moved to the newly set-up subsidiary Infosys BPO (then called 'Progeon') to head the HR function where she was instrumental in scaling up the people function as the business grew to US $250 million and 16,000 employees.
In 2007, Nandita took over as Global Head HR for Infosys managing over 1,50,000 employees, and focused on making Infosys the preferred choice of global talent. She led the Infosys People Strategy and Employer branding across its global footprint.
She was appointed as a member of Executive Council in in 2011 and moved to the US Headquarters to manage the globalization initiatives of the organization. In 2013, she moved to head the 'Education & Research' wing of Infosys which skilled the workforce on latest technologies and oversaw over 1 million days of training annually.
In April 2014, Nandita got selected for Advanced Management Program (AMP) at Harvard Business School. She went on a sabbatical from Infosys for 6 months to join the program and upon her return exited the Company.
She was a member of the World Economic Forum (WEF) – Global Advisory Council on New Models of Leadership. She is often invited to speak on HR strategy, work force management and business leadership. She has addressed several forums such as World Bank, Conference Board and Great Places to Work, USA. She won the "Human Capital Business Leader" award from the Singapore Society of Human Resource Management and has also been featured as the "25 Most Powerful Professional Women in India". in Business Today magazine.