Shilpa Bidathanapalli appointed VP-HR, CNSI

Bidathanapalli was earlier director & head – people & culture, Edifecs Technologies


CNSI, the global innovative healthcare management solutions provider, has appointed Shilpa Bidathanapalli as vice president – human resources, for its operations in Chennai, India. Bidathanapalli’s team will collaborate with the US team to connect employees and create an engaging environment for people to work.

Bidathanapalli moves from Edifecs Technologies, where she was director and head, people and culture. During her almost six-year long tenure at Edifecs, she was looking after culture, wellness, talent acquisition, branding, diversity and inclusion, performance and rewards, and corporate social responsibility.

An alumna of IIM Bangalore, Bidathanapalli started off her career as an HR management trainee with Alliance Global Services in 2002. She then joined Assure Consulting Services as resourcing specialist for about a year before moving to Inspira Technologies as assistant manager – HR in 2004. Her next stop was Microsoft, where she was assistant manager for a year, handling the end-to-end recruitment process for two business groups.

In 2006, this management professional with rich and varied experience in HR working with global and diverse teams from the US, Singapore, Australia, Germany and UK, joined Cranes Software as global staffing head and manager – HR. There, she was responsible for core HR activities, compensation and benefits and global staffing for almost four years. She formulated and amended HR policies, handled manpower planning, employee assimilation-induction & orientation, employee relations, competency mapping and performance management.

She served as head – HR at TRX, a Concur company, for the Bengaluru Area, from 2009 to 2014. She was responsible for all strategic and operational HR activities for the India operations, with main focus on talent aquisition, HR systems, policy making, process mapping, performance evaluation and management, career planning and development, succession planning, L&D, employee relations, employee engagement, compensation, benefits and retention. Then, for six years, she headed HR at Concur.

From 2015 to 20119, she was head of HR at SabTera, before joining RoundGlass as head – people & culture and then moving on to head people and culture at Edifecs.

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