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Mr. Gurinderpal Singh, alumni of IIM A Founder of talent21, has over 23 years of experience in corporate world at various leadership positions across different geographies. Worked at Mid level and Leadership positions managed global teams and delivery for organisations like Ness Technologies, Wipro Technologies, Satyam, Mahindra Satyam.

He founded talent21 with a distinguishing vision to assist clients in acquiring leadership talent through outstanding research capabilities and access to global talent pool. Headquartered in India, the company is young and fast growing executive search organizations, having offices in Hyderabad, Mumbai, Singapore, Bangalore, New Jersey and Dubai.

While he is the founder of talent21 at the same time he is on board of various organisations and been taking care of the growth strategies.

Gurinderpal Singh
(Founder – CEO)


Major General R.S. Chhatwal (Retd.) is an alumni of the prestigious National Defence Academy and College of Defence Management,Secunderabad. He completed his M.Tech. from IIT Kanpur and MBA from Symbiosis,Pune. After his distinguished service with the Indian Army spanning 37 years, he has been instrumental in transforming prestigious organisations/institutions as Director General of Amity University of Rajasthan, Jaipur; Director, Army Institute of Technology, Pune and Director, MBS College of Engineering and Management, Jammu. He took active part in 1971 Indo Pak war and was instrumental in setting up Communication Centre at Dhaka. He is an Inspirational Speaker Emotional Healing Guide.

He has successfully conducted workshops on success, happiness, self-awareness in corporates, colleges and schools. He defies his age as an enthusiastic, creative and passionate educator, whose ‘leading by example’ style and conviction has urged students and professional alike, to follow suit. He is dedicated to selfless service to society in the capacity of a Chairman/Mentor/Director to a number of NGOs such as The Kalgidhar Trust, Baru Sahib and Nishanesikhi Charitable Trust headed by Baba Sewa Singh in Punjab. He is the Chief Mentor of ‘Triumph Through Training’ a leading institution in developing of Human Resources. He is also the Director of Talent 21 Management and Shared Services, a HR Consultant Company at Secunderabad. He is also actively involved with Autism Ashram, Hyderabad, the largest 24x7 care institution in the world looking after autistic children.

Major General R.S. Chhatwal
(Director)


Amitabh Das, an alumnus of Xavier Institute of Social Service Ranchi has over 24 years of experience in Human Resource Management & Talent Acquisition. He started his career with Aditya Birla group and then worked in leadership roles with HCL & Wipro. In Wipro his last designation was global head of Talent Acquisition for Wipro Health Sciences and prior to that he led the Global Talent Acquisition for all the IT Services Verticals & Horizontals of Wipro Technologies. In Wipro he also managed Wipro Japan's local talent hiring.

A thought leader in his field, he is also widely covered for his views in HR & TA trends across all media. He's also one of the most well networked HR professionals in India.

Currently, Amitabh is running The Coders Nation - a community of Students, IT Enthusiasts and HR Leaders. This initiative is to help students get skilled & employable for the 21st century jobs. www.thecodersnation.com

Amitabh is on the Board of Studies of Xaviers Institute of Social Services (XISS), Ranchi and also advises Trident Group of Institutions, Bhubaneswar as their Group Advisor.

Amitabh Das
(Executive Director)


Srikant Natraj is has done M.Tech, IIT Mumbai and M.Sc (Phy) , IIT Chennai has 29+ years of experience in working at senior positions in corporates like Texas Instruments, Wipro Ltd., and Command Systems. Besides this he has total of 8 years of entrepreneurial experience. Specialist in embedded system specifically in Internet-of-Things (IOT) design, development and deployment. Managed multimillion dollars delivery.

Srikant Natrajan
(Technical Advisor)


Hirdesh is having 24 plus years of rich experience in both corporate and academics. His experience spans across multiple industries. He has set up a start up in education and leads it as the Chief Executive Officer. He is currently responsible for developing it into a high quality institution and make it a global leader in providing cutting edge higher education leveraging technology. The start up has been pioneer across the globe in successfully implementing outcome based education to Engineering domain. His start up sowed the seed of multiple reforms in Indian Education especially in engineering education. He has also been an established coach for CEOS & Founders of Start Ups in India & US. He has been a global speaker on education, project, program management & agile. He also provides consulting to various corporates and educational institutes to implement outcome based learning, set up incubation centers, and develop talent and capacity. He also mentors few start ups to scale new heights.Before his stint at start up, Hirdesh was with Tech Mahindra for a decade and led Project & Program Management Center of Excellence & Vertical Schools. As the Global Head, PMCOE, he was responsible for creating sustainable system and environment for program & project management and developing & enhancing the project and program management competency of its associates. He created the Project Management Methodology to make Satyam as the first company in IT industry to define it. He was instrumental in setting up Governance framework for Program Management in Satyam. He was also responsible for creating a pipeline of techno-functional consultants across Tech Mahindra.He has been Project & Program Management Consultants to various Fortune 500 companies. He has mentored large number of Program & Project Managers and delivered training for more than 15 years across the globe. He has trained more than 10,000 professionals on Project & Program Management in his career spanning more than two decades

A widely travelled executive to provide services to Fortune 100 customers. He has also been a passionate volunteer to various professional organizations and associations.Hirdesh was awarded Top 40 under 40 Young Trainer 2009 Award from Training Magazine, USA. First Indian to receive this global honor. He was the Program Director for Project Management Institute (PMI) India Conference 2009 and He was the member of Management Advisory Group (MAG) for REP, PMI USA between 2010 & 2013. He was also the Vice Chairman of Indian Society of Training & Development, Hyderabad Chapter. He led Project Management Academy of PMI PCC being its Board Member during 2007 – 09.

Hirdesh Singhal
(Advisor)


Harjeet Singh has done Post Graduation in Computer Science has over 20 years of experience in HR and Recruitment, managed the HR and recruitment function, developed and implemented policies related to Manpower planning, Team Building, Budgeting, Strategic Planning, and Leadership Development.

Harjeet Singh Sandhu
(Advisor)

Talent 21

Chairmans Message

Great expectations come with the mantle of leadership. So, it’s hard at times to find the mental clarity to make the best decisions for long-term success and sustainability. When you set the bar high for yourself, losing sleep pales in comparison to the thought of losing the faith and confidence of those around you.

We know the feeling. Over the past several years, the singular focus of my exceptionally qualified peers in talent21 International Partners has been to put our clients’ needs at the center of all we do to help them shape, build and perpetuate a reputation for excellence in the global markets they serve.

Our personal commitment to client service excellence is what defines us, what motivates us and also what renews us when we wake every day and help our business partners assess their most critical human capital and leadership needs. And our distinctive and highly personal engagement with superior management candidates is something to which we also commit, ensuring not only a ‘red carpet’ candidate experience but also a powerful interaction that delivers value and insight for each individual we engage on our clients’ behalf.

Success, from our perspective, comes from knowing we’ve leveraged our global team of executive search consultants and the knowledge they bring to help clients gain their own sense of clarity when it comes to investing in the strategy, people and resources that can take them to the next level.