FOSTIIMA Business School Hosts HR Round Table with CHROs from Leading Brands


In keeping with its tradition of raising the human capital of the nation, FOSTIIMA Business School organized a prestigious HR Round Table last Friday at the India International Centre (IIC) in New Delhi. The event saw prominent industry luminaries from SONY, Nestle, MakeMyTrip and others exploring critical issues shaping the future of human resources in the corporate world.

The Round Table graced by esteemed panelists including Purva Misra (CHRO-India Today), Anurag Malik (Partner EY), Dinesh Gulati (COO-IndiaMART), Sandeep Girotra (CHRO-DCM Sriram), Manu Wadhwa (CHRO-Sony Pictures), Anurag Patnaik (Director HR-Nestle) and Yuvaraj Srivastava (Group CHRO-MakeMyTrip), sharing their unique insights and expertise on HR across two panel groups.

  • “Upskilling and Reskilling for the Future of Work”

  • “Employee Experience and Engagement in the Digital Age”

The event was moderated by two distinguished personalities, Dhruv Prakash, a renowned Management Consultant and Executive Coach, and S.V. Nathan, Co-founder and CEO of Visara Partners and Former Partner and Chief Talent Officer at Deloitte South Asia. This Round Table highlighted FOSTIIMA’s unwavering commitment towards encouraging meaningful dialogues and bridging the gap between academia and industry. By bringing together a panel of distinguished HR leaders, it facilitated an in-depth exploration of current trends and best practices in human resource management.

Commenting on the event, Mr. Anil Somani, Chairman of FOSTIIMA Business School, stated, “Organizing our first HR Round Table filled me with both nervousness and anticipation. We encountered numerous problems in assembling the perfect panel, selecting relevant topics, and ensuring an engaged audience. I am profoundly grateful to our distinguished panelists for graciously accepting our invitation and contributing their invaluable insights. Their trust and confidence in our initiative, despite our initial uncertainties, is deeply appreciated. Today’s discussions were exceptionally enlightening, and I personally gained a wealth of knowledge from this esteemed gathering. I extend my heartfelt thanks to our moderators for facilitating such a rich and engaging dialogue. This experience has been an extraordinary learning journey for everyone who has been involved.”

“The students, faculty, and attendees had the unique opportunity to engage directly with industry experts, gaining valuable insights and practical knowledge. This interaction not only enriched their understanding but also equipped them with cutting-edge strategies and approaches. The Round Table served as a vital platform for knowledge exchange, reinforcing FOSTIIMA’s role as a leader in innovative education and industry collaboration,” Mr. Somani added.