Nandita GurjarSenior Vice President
Group Head of Education and Research
Member, Executive Council
Nandita Gurjar is currently a Member of the Executive Council and the Group Head of Education and Research at Infosys. In her current role, which she took over in April 2013, she holds the mandate to build the internal capabilities for current and emerging technologies, domain and workforce landscape of Infosys, in addition to establishing learning as a competitive advantage for the enterprise.
Nandita’s previous role was Group Head, Human Resources since 2007, where she focused on making Infosys the preferred choice of global talent. In this role, she led the Infosys HR strategy and its global footprint for over 150,000 employees. She was appointed member of Infosys Executive Council in 2011 and helps drive the strategic imperative of the Infosys vision of Building Tomorrow's Enterprise.
Nandita was awarded the Human Capital Business Leader of the Year Award by the Singapore Society of Human Resource Management. The HR practices she instituted have been recognized by international forums such as American Society for Training & Development, and Workforce Optima.
Nandita is a member of World Economic Forum – Global Advisory Council on New Models of Leadership. She has also been featured among the Most Powerful Women in India by Business Today magazine. She is often invited to speak on HR strategy, workforce management and business leadership. She has addressed several prestigious forums such as Great Place to Work, Conference Board and the World Bank.
Nandita holds a bachelor’s degree in literature from Nizam College, Hyderabad, India and has a master's degree in psychology from Osmania University, India.