Chaitanya N Sreenivas (Chinni)

Vice President & HR Head, IBM, India and South Asia

  • Chaitanya N Sreenivas






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Chaitanya N Sreenivas (Chinni) is currently the Vice President and HR Head for IBM India and South Asia. A seasoned HR professional with ~25 years of experience in HR and Business.

Prior to taking on this role, Chinni was Director, HR for IBM Global Technology Services (GTS) India & South Asia. His roles and responsibilities entailed thought leadership, strategy and support to the GTS Business Unit to help it grow and evolve into a mature centre with Global Delivery Capabilities whilst also working on the larger India strategy.

Having joined IBM in 2003, Chinni has been a significant part of IBM’s transformation and in ensuring a new-collar skill based agile workforce.

Chinni began his illustrious career in the financial sector as a Senior Consultant with Arthur Anderson in New York City and has since then led multiple business teams across geographies. Since 2006, he has been leading HR delivery and HR practices with responsibilities for various functions across countries and regions.

Chinni holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from The Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts as well as a Bachelor of Science and an Economics degree from Cornell University, New York. Chinni is presently residing in Bangalore, India.