Richard Lobo, a veteran in the field of human resources, and former EVP, Infosys, has been appointed as an exclusive advisor at Byju’s. His mission is to spearhead the transformation of the Indian edtech company’s human resources function. This strategic maneuver reinforces Byju’s unwavering dedication to cultivating a culture centred around its employees. Lobo’s assignment at Byju’s follows his impressive 23-year journey at Infosys, where he held several leadership positions, culminating in his role as EVP and head of human resources.
In his new capacity, Lobo assumes an instrumental role in providing strategic guidance to Byju’s leadership, steering the course of organisational evolution. His primary objective is to curate an unparalleled working environment for the company’s workforce. This initiative harmoniously aligns with commitment to sustainable expansion guided by a people-first philosophy.
Bolstered by a proven history of leadership, Lobo brings to the table expertise in nurturing global talent and a culture of accomplishment. His prowess spans the realms of human resources, people-centric procedures and transformative organisational strategies. His notable achievement in scaling operations serves as a testament to his proficiency.
Byju Raveendran, CEO, Byju’s and Divya Gokulnath, co-founder, have welcomed Lobo’s appointment, and are eagerly anticipating his stewardship in enriching the company’s cultural fabric through his HR leadership. Their shared conviction is that BYJU’S, a venture molded by its human resources, will flourish further under Richard’s adept guidance.
A dynamic outlook characterises Richard Lobo’s approach to his new role, as he sets his sights on steering organisational design, introducing innovative HR practices and nurturing Byju’s expansion as a global powerhouse.
Drawing from his impactful tenure at Infosys, where he infused HR leadership with technological advancements, Lobo has been a driving force behind growth and inclusivity.