New HR for your digital enterprise

Date Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Time 12:30p.m. – 6:00p.m.

Location Sofitel London St James
6 Waterloo Pl, St. James's, London SW1Y 4AN, UK

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Event overview

The digital age is here – and HR has an important role to play in attracting, developing and empowering the right talent among a heterogeneous, global and virtual workforce. As enterprises embrace digital technologies across functions, they must also transform HR through digital tools that redefine the work experience.


Highlights of the roundtable:

  • Presentation on ‘Digital HR and the paradigm shift’ - Mike Theaker VP, HR Strategy and Digital Transformation, SAP SuccessFactors
  • Presentation on Innovation in action: Real stories from real customers' - David O'Keeffe, SuccessFactors Product Owner, BAE Systems Plc
  • New HR and engaging a global 200K workforce - Shruthi Bopaiah, AVP and Head - Internal Communications and HR Consulting, Infosys
  • Panel discussion: How to define and create the roadmap and strategy for an integrated HR that leverages artificial intelligence

Speaker profiles

Michael Esau

Mike Theaker, VP, HR Strategy and Digital Transformation SAP SuccessFactors

Mike Theaker is a VP, HR Strategy and Digital Transformation with SAP SuccessFactors, specializing in HR transformation and HR service delivery effectiveness.

He has over 25 years of experience in designing and delivering HR transformation projects in a range of industry sectors, across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas.

Mike has worked at SAP SuccessFactors for four years with his previous roles including: Partner and global leader, HR effectiveness at Mercer; global HR and payroll service line leader at HP and associate partner at IBM.

Mike holds a masters in Human Resource Management and bachelors in Psychology. He is based in London.

David O'Keffee

David O'Keeffe, SuccessFactors Product Owner, BAE Systems Plc

David is Head of Technology and SuccessFactors Product Owner in EITS organisation of BAE system Limited. David is responsible for support/change management operations related for SuccessFactors and other related business applications. David has over 17 years of experience in technology and management delivering IT projects and also has expertise in managing the projects and stake holders expectations. His experience spanned several industries and sectors.

Vibhuti Kumar Dubey

Vibhuti Kumar Dubey, SVP and Head of Service Offerings - SAP, Infosys

Vibhuti Kumar Dubey is a Senior Vice President and Head of SAP Practice, Infosys. He is responsible for delivery of all SAP engagements as well as practice development activities globally. Vibhuti manages multiple initiatives across competency development tools and solutions, and SAP alliance.

Shruthi Bopaiah

Shruthi Bopaiah, AVP and Head - Internal Communications and HR Consulting, Infosys

Shruthi Bopaiah has 14 years of experience spanning across talent acquisition, HR consulting, talent branding and internal communications. She is currently the Head, Internal Communications at Infosys Limited and also heads the HR Consulting arm of Infosys HR Function.

Shruthi is a post graduate in HR from Symbiosis and also has a Master’s degree in Labour Laws and Labour Welfare from Symbiosis University. She has attended an exclusive Executive Leadership Program at Stanford Graduate School of Business as a part of a select group of leaders from Infosys. Shruthi has rich expertise in culture navigation, design thinking, communication and organizational transformation aided by technology. Her previous role at Infosys BPO (now BPM) was as a Solution Anchor, HR outsourcing for global clients.

Shruthi is the only Indian to have been recognized as a ‘Game Changer’ in 2012 by the Workforce Management Group. This award recognizes the next generation of innovative, dynamic leaders to watch out for in human resources and workplace management. She has also been mentioned in Jombay’s HR 40underFORTY list (2018).

As a core team member of several strategic change management exercises within the company, she has led her team to win the prestigious awards, such as the IABC Gold Quill Awards in 2013 for Excellence in Leadership Communication and for Excellence in Change Communication in 2018.

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