Although he will still continue to be involved with Wipro as an advisor, he plans to extend his expertise as an advisor and leadership coach to several other companies.
Abhijit Bhaduri, chief learning officer at Wipro, has reportedly resigned and plans to start his own venture. Although he will still continue to be involved with Wipro as an advisor, he plans to extend his expertise as an advisor and leadership coach to several other companies.
Bhaduri was instrumental in successfully launching various unique initiatives at the company including, leading the firm’s Global 100 programme, to identify and groom the next generation of leaders. He introduced unconventional training methods, including one where top leaders were taken to participate at the Jaipur Lit Fest. He also spearheaded Wipro’s collaboration with Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to groom future leaders.
Bhaduri was a former HR director at global IT giant Microsoft and he joined Wipro in 2009. Prior to that, he worked with multinationals such as Pepsico, Colgate and advertising agency Mudra Communication. Bhaduri has had interesting views on future of work and the way jobs will change as technology advancements increase, and he has been vocal about the same as a speaker at various events.
Bhaduri is also an author of three books. Two of them in a series called ‘MBA’ that stands for Mediocre But Arrogant and Married but Available. He has also authored a management ‘guide-book’ Don’t hire the best. Bhaduri is on the advisory board of the prestigious CLO program by the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a part of the Governing Council of MICA.