A highlight of the summit was the masterclass and case study on Generative AI in HR, showcasing innovative approaches to talent management and organisational development
In a dynamic landscape where start-ups are vying for sustainability and growth, the TiE Delhi-NCR HR Summit 2024 has emerged as a beacon of insight and innovation. This year's summit, themed 'Where Culture Met Strategy', promised a deep dive into the pivotal role of vibrant company culture in shaping a startup's strategic trajectory.
Set against the backdrop of the Silver Oak Hall, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, on February 2nd, 2024, the summit invited entrepreneurs, HR professionals, and industry leaders to explore the nexus between culture and strategy.
The summit's lineup of esteemed speakers and panelists reflected a diverse array of perspectives and expertise. From marquee investors to HR luminaries, the event boasted a stellar cast of thought leaders driving innovation and change in the startup ecosystem.
TiE Delhi-NCR, renowned for its vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem, spearheaded this initiative to foster collaboration and knowledge-sharing among India's HR leaders and start-up community. With a legacy of empowering entrepreneurs through mentorship and networking, it continues to be at the forefront of driving positive change in the start-up ecosystem.
In partnership with industry leaders such as Naukri.com and Talentolease, the summit embodied a commitment to excellence and innovation in HR practices. By bridging the gap between culture and strategy, the event charted a course for startups to thrive amidst uncertainty and disruption.
“A robust HR team is critical for start-ups and large organisations alike. TiE Delhi-NCR's HR summit has been our flagship event for years in an attempt to bring together India’s HR leaders, promising startup founders, and HR professionals. Focusing on both, culture and strategy this year's theme deep dives into trends, best practices, innovation, and new AI technologies. We are happy to have Naukri.com and Talentolease as our valuable partners for this initiative," said Geetika Dayal, executive director of TiE Delhi-NCR.
With sessions ranging from building inclusive company cultures to navigating scaling strategies tailored for start-ups, the summit offered a rich combination of knowledge and networking opportunities. Attendees could learn valuable tips and advice from experienced HR experts and industry leaders as they discussed the strategies that led to startup success in today's competitive environment.
Expert panels included marquee investors like Pankaj Bansal, co-founder and Group CEO of PeopleStrong, Dr. Jatin Thukral, executive vice president and head of data science of Naukri.com, Rishu Garg, VP and head of HR at DeHaat, Anisha Jayarajan, HR head at FS Life, Sahil Gupta, AVP-L&D at IndiaMART, Daya Prakash, founder of Talent on Lease, Yuvaraj Srivastava, group chief human resource officer at MakeMyTrip, Neha Mathur, senior vice president people success at Urban Company, Vijay Kumar Jamwal, head HR at Biz2Credit, Vini Khabya, co-founder of Unberry, Sunaina Primlani Gera, CEO and director of Gridlines Consultancy.
A highlight of the summit was the masterclass and case study on Generative AI in HR, showcasing innovative approaches to talent management and organizational development. As the Indian job market witnessed a surge in AI and machine learning roles, the summit provided a platform to explore the transformative potential of AI in shaping the future of HR.
“The explosive growth in AI-related jobs is indicative of the ongoing transformation in both tech and non-tech sectors of India. A welcome change in the Indian economy is the diversification of job opportunities beyond IT industries to fast emerging sectors such as manufacturing, pharma, hospitality, and banking which are witnessing an average salary jump of 10-20 per cent,” said Dr Thukral.
The event emphasised how important it is for companies to build a strong reputation as good employer and to create a welcoming environment where everyone feels included. In a world where finding and keeping talented employees is crucial, startups learned valuable methods for bringing in and supporting talent while focusing on their company culture.
Beyond tactical insights, the summit offered a glimpse into the future of work, with discussions on key trends shaping the corporate landscape in 2024 and beyond. From personalized career development to the diversification of job opportunities across sectors, attendees gained foresight into the evolving dynamics of the workplace.
The TiE Delhi-NCR HR Summit 2024 proved to be a transformative experience for startups and HR professionals alike. As culture intersected with strategy, attendees gained actionable insights, forged meaningful connections, and embarked on a journey towards sustainable growth and success.