About Abhijit Bhaduri

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Abhijit Bhaduri is a talent management expert. He works with organizations on leadership development strategies and coaches high potential leaders and CXOs. Several organizations have worked with him to make their HR teams more future ready.

  • Forbes describes him as “one of the most interesting Globalists”.
  • LinkedIn voted him as a must know writer. More than half a million followers on LinkedIn and Twitter follow his short form articles and sketches. SHRM describes him as an “influencer”.
    • SAP describes him as a “Digitalist” thought leader. 
He has led teams for Microsoft, Colgate and PepsiCo across 
different countries in the world. For seven years he was the Chief Learning Officer of Wipro, a $7-billion-dollar firm with more than 175,000 employees 
of more than 90 nationalities across 54 countries.
    • Voted as among the top ten learning professionals in the world. No 1 ranking in Asia.

Books and Publications

  1. The Digital Tsunami: David Rogers, faculty at Columbia Business School says, “If you haven’t rethought your approach to talent in the digital era, read this book and get started.”
  2. Don’t Hire the Best: This best-seller explains how to hire talented leaders for the C-Suite. The American psychologist Robert Hogan says, “For those of you who believe in data based solutions to crucial organizational problems, this book is for you.
  3. Written articles for Harvard Business Review (Ascend), Forbes and Wall Street Journal on themes of jobs, innovation, digital disruption and leadership.

Columns and Blogs

Advisory and Teaching

  • Advisor to the Executive Doctoral Program of erstwhile Wharton and currently the Graduate School of Education, Penn State University, US.
  • Governing Council, MICA School of Business
  • Advisor to Fortune 500 companies on leadership and strategic talent management. Advisor and coach to business leaders in US, Europe, and Asia Pacific
  • Taught doctoral students at Graduate School of Education at Penn State University, US.
  • Addressed students at IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Taught at Executive Education program of Wharton. Addressed students of 
Duke and New York University’s Business School. Faculty for business leaders at executive education programs at IIM, Bangalore.


  1. TEDx talk: What Makes Us Happy
  2. Keynote Speaker at the Lift Conference, Geneva
  3. Keynote Speaker at INK Conference ; NASSCOM; ATD; PRAXIS


Partial list of clients

  1. Accenture
  2. ADP
  3. Asian Paints
  4. British Council
  5. CGI
  6. Disney
  7. Dominos
  8. HCL
  9. L&T
  10. Mahindras
  11. Myntra
  12. Practo
  13. Sun Pharma
  14. Unilever
  15. Wipro

References made available on request

Twitter @AbhijitBhaduri

Email abhijitbhaduri@live.com