Mumbai, June 29, 2023: Keka, the SME HR tech leader of India based out of Hyderabad, conducted HR Katalyst, a two-day nationwide virtual summit, on June 22 and 23. The flagship event garnered immense attention from the HR ecosystem, with nearly 4000+ attendees participating in the event. The summit was led by over 30 speakers who indulged in knowledge sharing sessions, debates and panel discussions on topics like ‘ChatGPTvsHR: who will win people’s hearts’, ‘reinventing tech in hire and learning’, creating a psychologically safe workplace and countering performance biases.

The advanced virtual summit offered a platform for attendees to interact with industry experts, exchange ideas, and collectively address challenges faced by HR professionals. With a terrific lineup of speakers, including notable HR leaders and founders from renowned companies like Netflix, Aditya Birla, and Thoughtworks, HR Katalyst delivered insightful sessions on organizational development and cultivating high-performing teams.

HR Katalyst offered participants focused and tactical sessions designed to empower them as HR practitioners. It featured prominent speakers from the HR ecosystem, like Harjeet Khanduja, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Reliance Jio; Ruchee Anand, Senior Director – Talent and Learning Solutions of LinkedIn; Jaimit Doshi, Chief Technology, Digital, and Marketing Officer Driving Transformation of Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance; Atma Godara, Manager – Human Resource of Netflix; Richa Singh, VP HR – D&I and CSR of Max Life Insurance; Bala Vummidi, VP & Head HR of SRM Technologies;Roma BindrooCHRO – Zepto; Dr. GP Rao – Founder & Manager Partner, GPR HR Consulting; Gurpreet Singh, Director Human resources,Tata 1mg; and Alex Borekull, Co-founder and CEO,Qlearsite. Besides 30+ industry leading speakers, Vijay Yalamanchili, the CEO of Keka, delivered a captivating keynote speech around the ‘Creative Power of Misfits’.

Vijay Yalamanchili, the CEO of Keka, said, “HR Katalyst was designed asa one-of-a-kind flagship event that would bring the HR community together to unlock new perspectives and strategies. We did not want to bind the event by geographical limitations; hence, we decided to hold our first Pan-India conference virtually. It is delightful to see how our platform was able to facilitate the convergence of like-minded HR professionals and spark such interesting conversations. Seeing the positive response, it garnered, we plan to make HR Katalyst a bi-annual or quarterly event.”

Dheeraj Kumar Pandey, Vice President, Keka Technologies said,”HR Katalyst was an impactful event that ignited a wave of inspiration, empowering HR professionals. The engaging discussions, thought-provoking sessions, and diverse perspectives shared during the summit will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression on HR professionals. The two-day event brought together a diverse and esteemed lineup of speakers, including top HR leaders and founders. We are delighted to be able to organize this one-of-a-kind flagship event successfully.”

To ensure that the impact of the conversations at the summit transcends its conclusion, Keka will make the sessions available as recordings for HR leaders to fall back on.