Anand Pillai

Anand Pillai

Adjunct Professor

Area: Strategy and Leadership, Human Resource

PGD in Computer science from IISc Bangalore
PGDM through DCM Limited from FMS (University of Delhi) and CSMS (Centre for Systems & Management Studies, now DMS) IIT Delhi

  • Blue Ocean Strategy
  • Strategy and Innovation (Design thinking & Boundary Management)
  • Strategic Account Management
  • Business Agility


  • High Performance Leadership & Leading in Turbulent times
  • Personal Branding – Discovering & leveraging your YOUniqueness.
  • Intrapreneurship
  • Change & Stakeholder Management in driving organization transformation.

Strategic HR

  • HR Centers of Excellence to manage the Talent Pipeline
  • Disruptive HR Technologies and its impact on Business and People
  • Digital HR
  • HR Business Partnering
  • HR Analytics for Business performance
  • Identifying and Developing HIPOs for Succession Planning
  • Managing the Knowledge Worker & Multigenerational workforce
Cross Cultural Negotiation
High Performance Organizations
Bringing relevance through rigor in Business research
New models of Leadership
Business & organization Transformation
Business de-railers in Promoter driven companies
Entrepreneurial successes & early warning signals for failures
Speaking Forums

Been the distinguished speaker at the Fortune Innovation Forum in NY, USA (the only non-American speaker to be invited), at the Fortune Global Forum, NASSCOM, CII, FICCI,  CIO Summit -London, Great places to work conference -Singapore, World’s most democratic work places summit- Las  Vegas, World HRD Congress, TEDx etc.

Management Development Programmes

Conducted Leadership Development programs & consulted with many fortune 500 companies.

Brief list is below:
IT Industry: IBM, Infosys, HP, MindTree, Hexaware, Atos, Redington, Xerox,
Consulting: EY, Accenture, Deloitte, KPMG,
Manufacturing: Siemens, L&T, GE
FMCG: Nestle, Coco Cola, L’Oréal
Automotive: GM, VOLVO, Maruti Suzuki, Ford
Life sciences/Pharma: Pfizer, Merck, J&J. Astra Zeneca
BFSI: Lloyds Bank, CITI, Standard Chartered, Prudential, AIG
Airlines: South West Airlines, Indigo
Media/Entertainment: PVR cinemas
Telecom: Vodafone, Axiata
Aerospace: Boeing, GE-Smiths Aerospace

Academic Experience

Adjunct Professor  SPJIMR, 2001-02
Adjunct Professor IMT Ghaziabad, 2017-till date
Guest lecturer at Leading business schools like:  Harvard Business School, MIT-Sloan, London Business School, IIM-A, IIM-B, IIM-K, , IIM-L, SPJIMR,  etc.


Professional Experience

Managing Director – Leadership Matters ( 2 years, till date)
Sr Executive Vice President –HR & Chief learning Officer – Reliance Industries Limited (3.5 years)
Sr Vice President & Global Head – Talent Transformation – HCL Technologies (14 yrs.)
Country Manager & MD – Bay Networks (2.5 years)
General Manager – Hughes Networks Systems (2.8years)
TATA Group -Various companies (10 Years)

Achievements and Awards

“Excellence in Training”, at the Asia Pacific HR Excellence Awards “Contribution to the Field of Global Training and Development” & outstanding contribution to the field of Education, at the Global HR Excellence Awards, Award for Talent management, Innovation in Employee Retention & Career management, and Excellence in Training & HR Leadership award at the Employer Branding Awards. Also been recognized as “HR Professional of the Year” for 3 years and also given the HR Leadership award at the Global HR Excellence Awards and Pride of the Industry at the Star of India awards. Singapore Human Capital Management award.

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