Head Human Resources | Epicor Software India Private Limited
Building an organizations with a strong representation of women at all levels needs continuous focus and intentionality be it policies, initiatives, or mentorship. Neela has been focussed on building a pipeline of women leaders both formally and informally in her work with organizations and communities.
Neela heads the People function at Epicor Software India, a global mid-market ERP products organization. Her focus is to create a strong Employer brand driven by an inclusive organization culture, by being authentic and aligned with organization’s values and rooted in its business ethos.
Previously, Neela played HR leadership roles in scaling Juniper Networks and Cisco India in their journey to high performing value based organizations driven by progressive people practices.
Neela holds an MBA in International Business from University of Wales. She is a Professional Member of Indian Society for Applied Behavioural Sciences (ISABS), India Partner for National Training Laboratories (NTL) – USA.
She has served as Academic Council Member for the ISABS Organization development certification program.
As a person she loves being with her family and friends, indulges frequently in creative cooking with her children, jogging with mischief – her beagle companion, and playing with Mimo her cat. She is a fan of both Hindi film music and classical music. She is a student of Ashtanga yoga and meditation. She lives with her spouse and two daughters in Bangalore.
Neela will be speaking about:
Increasing Your Visibility
Neela talks about the importance of finding mentors, whom you can be comfortable around and share your vulnerabilities. She also suggests having dedicated discipline and effort, and to constantly evaluate your own strengths in order to grow. Neela suggests that you need to look at yourself and acknowledge that YOU matter to YOU.
Neela talks about how these days, your personal brand exists on the internet for people to develop a first impression of your before you’re even met them. Neela stresses the importance of ensuring others are aware of your hard work and of your achievements, as you can’t just assume that people will notice. Neela talks about her own personal brand and how she has the abilty to influence others in an authentic and warm way.