K Srinivas Rao (Srini)


Srini was appointed as Partner of The Strategist in July 2009. He assumed the additional role of acting as the Managing Partner of the Firm. Srini is a human capital strategist with an experience of 20 years, with considerable background in Human Capital Value Chain. He has worked both as internal staff and external consultant to organizations of varying size across multi industries including software services & consulting, software product development, garment, cement and electronic manufacturing.
He was last Head Strategy – Human Resources at Satyam Computer Services, a 2 Billion dollar Global IT Services company, previous to this he was the head of Performance & Competency Management system at Satyam. He was the Head – Human Resources and Member of the Biz Council at CATS (Computer Associates-TCG) a organization promoted by Computer Associates (CA), he also lead the Human Resources function at Baan Global Support (Baan Info Systems, one of the biggest ERP player in 90’s), besides as a practice lead for M&A at Ernst & Young and practice head for Human Capital for his region. Srini is active in a number of industry and community organizations, including CII, NHRD and SHRM where he holds senior organizational positions. He was Awarded “HR Leadership Award” in 2008~09 by Employer Branding Institute, he was also awarded Super Achiever as HR Professional in 2006 by Indira Group & Fun & Joy Institute.

Srini holds dual Masters’ degrees; he attended Indore School of Social Work where he topped the class of ‘93 & received a Masters of Social Work with an emphasis in Human Resources and later went on to do Masters in Military Sciences. Currently he is a Research Scholar at XLRI Jameshedpur.