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Top Indian HR Experts to Follow – Part 1

No organization can reach its true potential without a strong backbone, and you guessed it right – I’m talking about the HR department. From acquiring a well – qualified workforce to training them to get even better each day, HR in-charges have their work cut out for them.

To explore new ideas and concepts in this varied field, we bring to you some of the top HR experts from whom one can derive a wealth of inspiration and knowledge.


abhijit bhaduri Abhijit Bhaduri is an Indian author, columnist and management consultant. Bhaduri was erstwhile Chief Learning Officer at Wipro Technologies. Prior to this he has led HR teams at Microsoft, Pepsi, Colgate and Tata Steel and worked in India, South East Asia and US. From 1989–94, Bhaduri taught HR at his alma-mater, XLRI, Jamshedpur.

Bhaduri also has to his merit three best-selling books- two novels of the ‘MBA’ Series- Mediocre But Arrogant, Married But Available and the management guide Don’t Hire The Best.

Bhaduri’s writings have appeared in journals and magazines including The Wall Street Journal, The Hindu Business Line and Operations Research & Management Sciences Today. He is among the top HR influencers on Social Media according to SHRM, India. He writes regularly for The Economic Times, People Matters and also features on the blogs of Times of India.

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Ajit Chouhan

Ajit is a prominent photographer & blogger with distinct recognitions to his credits. His work has been published on various world photography journals. He is a Senior Global HR Leader with over 17 years of extensive experience in leading Human Resources transformation in Technology & consulting industry. 

At Hewlett Packard Enterprise, he is the Director, HR Business Partner for Global Industries, Strategic Alliances, and Inside Sales team.

Ajit was rated 44 in the list of 175 in list of Top HR online influence’s list and also part of Global Top 100 HR trend spotters list. His blog HR Funda is featured amongst the Career 100 – a list of the top 100 career related blogs globally in the English language. His blogs are also featured on the Alltop Careers and Alltop India categories.HR Funda also has various online communities which provide an exciting platform for HR professionals and students from around the globe to interact and share numerous HR practices.

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Yash Mahadik

Yashwant Mahadik (Yash) is a seasoned global HR professional with over 25 years of experience in top-class firms such as Crompton Greaves, Colgate Palmolive, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson and Royal Philips, and he is currently the Global CHRO of SunPharma and all its subsidiary companies.

He is proficient and enthusiastic about evolving social and digital technologies and has a strong presence on social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook. Besides this, he has a blog of his own ( He is recognized amongst top 50 most powerful HR professionals coming from India and is an eminent HR thought leader who has worked in association with leading academicians in USA for conceptualizing and executing global strategic initiatives in the Human Resource Management sector.

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Nisha Raghavan’s blog, Your HR buddy is a blog dedicated to sparking conversation through thought-provoking questions and discussions on various challenges & trends related to work, management, career, social media and the essential realm of HR.

Nisha started this blog after having worked in the corporate world of Reliance Communications Limited and handling hiring, promoting, engaging and firing employees.  As her expertise is in employee engagement and talent management, her blog focusses on the same. Being an HR professional who worked in India and transplanted to the United States, her aim is to bring to you the latest trends in HR Industry through her blog, podcasts and video series.

Some of her accolades over the past years include:

NY Times bestselling author, Kevin Kruse – ‘Top 100 Employee Engagement Experts Online’

Huffington Post’s Top 100 Most Social Human Resources Experts on Twitter’’s Top 25 People re-tweeted most by Recruiters on Twitter

HRmarketer’s The Faces of HR Technology on Social

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Prabir Jha

Prabir is an HR leader with diverse industry experience, ranging from civil service, engineering, IT, pharmaceuticals, automotive to retail, media and telecom/ digital services. He has been the CHRO of two New York Stock Exchange listed companies and two Fortune 500 companies, and has actively contributed in making them reach the List of Top Ten Best Companies to Work For in India.

His personal goal is to support each person he interacts with in becoming a better professional and more importantly, a more complete person. Hence, spending time on coaching, mentoring, career advice and even being a simple Agony Uncle is vital to him because it makes a deep impact on their lives.

He is also among the most active on Twitter with nearly 10 Thousand followers to his merit.

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