Apparao VV is the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) at HCL Technologies, a role in which he leads a global organization responsible for engaging, developing and transforming the company’s workforce into a competitive differentiator. His team of HR experts is re-imagining leadership and talent practices to create a workplace aligned to the needs of the digital age.
Apparao is an HCL veteran, having joined the company in 2002. Before taking over his current role, he was a Corporate Vice President in Financial Services business.
Apparao has three decades of overall industry experience covering various domains like talent management, client relationship management, industrialized delivery and strategic partnerships. He is widely admired amongst his peers for his deftness at integrating and managing diverse, multi-cultural and multi-national teams and expertise in process lifecycles and next-gen technologies.
Apparao holds a Masters Degree in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee which he passed as a Gold medalist. He has also published several research papers in industry publications and holds two patents under his name.