Sandyp is EVP and Chief - People & Knowledge, Comviva Technologies; the product flagship company of TechMahindra; where he leads the HR function, apart from providing executive sponsorship to IT and Administration.
Sandyp’s personal vision is to evolve self continuously while influencing positive change, unhindered by any boundaries. He loves mentoring empowered & capable teams; and believes in building trusted relationships with stakeholders. He is a strong advocate of business KPIs led people initiatives. Sandyp likes to thrive in ambiguous & demanding work situations; with a focus on simple user experiences, backed by out-of-the-box solutions approach.
Sandyp brings multi-industry capability across very large scale to entrepreneurship driven start up environments; spread between manufacturing/process industry, consulting, technology, fin-tech, payments and analytics domain. Prior to Comviva, his HR career has been with dominant players like Aricent Technologies (Altran), Satyam Computers ( TechMahindra) and IPCL- Reliance (Reliance Industries). At Comviva his role includes being closely involved in nurturing the multiple-start ups /incubation environment. He has further been the executive sponsor to two start-ups, one of which was in the Mobile Learning & Engagement domain. He was awarded a joint patent in this space.
Sandyp has been involved in extensive leadership journeys at a global level, covering complex areas like competency framework implementation & management, Compensation for over 50 countries, Transformation & Change Management, Performance Management, M&A - due diligence and integration; Leadership & Talent Development ; and integrated HR Systems implementation across large IT applications landscapes.
Sandyp has many ‘youngest firsts’ to his credit. At Aricent, while setting up the Corporate HR Function, he became one of the youngest leaders in a truly global role. Still at Aricent, he was one of the youngest professionals to win the CEO’s Global award. Additionally, he was among the youngest HR professionals in the industry to occupy a Management leadership position, when he became part of Comviva’s Apex Leadership Team in 2008. Under his leadership, the organization has won several prestigious people awards like ‘Great Places to Work Top 25 Women Employer’, Brandon Hall, UK -Learning Award, Multiple CSR awards, International Tech Culture Award by TMCnet, etc. He has also been individually awarded several times(Top 50 HR Leaders, Top 50 Tech Minds, Most Influential HR Professional, etc).
Sandyp holds a Masters degree in (Personnel) Management, from Pune University. Over the years, he has contributed to HR field through articles, interviews and panel discussions in print, digital and electronic media.
Sandyp loves to read and write fiction and non-fiction. In his writings, he touches upon myriad aspects, while criss-crossing between genres. Sandyp enjoys watching movies and thrives on music.