CIO Talent Advisor
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Anita Guha has a proven track record in Talent Management with a focus on learning, leadership development, and diversity. Her experience spans a range of industries and locations including the public sector (at United Nations, Vienna), pharmaceutical (at Merind, Mumbai), shipping (at NYK, Tokyo), beverages (at Tata Tea, Kolkata) and IT (at IBM, Bangalore & Mumbai). Before her current role at IBM, she has held a number of leadership roles including Head of India Leadership Development, India Diversity Leader, Member of the IBM Global Design Team, and Leadership Development Leader for the Americas, ASEAN, ANZ, Korea, and Japan. In 2009, she was awarded the WILL Women’s Choice Award for her “deep passion, outstanding commitment, and high delivery in the field of inclusivity and gender equality.” A graduate from Harvard University & Chevening Fellow at the London School of Economics, Anita is passionate about sharing her expertise by speaking at a variety of conferences including the National HRD Conference, CLO, Community Business, CII, AIMA, Inventicon, Transformance Forums, World HRD Congress, and NASSCOM sponsored conferences. She has designed and delivered a course on “HR in Practice: A Corporate Perspective” to honours students of BMS at Xaviers’ College, Mumbai. She has also written and been interviewed in national publications including the Economic Times, Times of India, Human Capital, Chief Learning Officer, Business Today, Business Manager, People Matters, All Things Talent, and Indian Management.