Shyam brings an interesting combination of people and practicality. His entrepreneurial perspective of the HR profession is founded on an unshakeable belief in people—and supported by his in-depth understanding of HR and Organizational Development. He brings 20 years of rich work experience in the HR function across multiple industries: Engineering, Manufacturing, R&D, to name just a few. He has made significant contributions—at various stages of the maturity curve—for all kinds of companies, from start-ups to well established multinationals.
Shyam’s strengths based approach towards Competency based HRM, executing HR Strategies and OD interventions along with his strong belief in “If it is to be, it is up to me!” has led him to lead large organizations to develop high performing teams and work culture in India with a strong record of leadership and making organization employer of choice.
After a delightful and long professional career spanning with the Tata Group, that spanned 13 years out of which 9 years as heading HR Function at Tata Power SED, Shyam decided to step down from full time employment and venture into new pursuits and pursue his entrepreneurial dream of running a truly professional HR company 60 Bits Consulting based out of Mumbai, India to help organizations achieve long term value creation through a systematic process of building HR excellence in all facets of business. Shyam is a Certified Professional Facilitator [CPF] from the International Association of Facilitators [IAF] and also a Certified MBTI, NLP, ECR and ECR 360 Coaching, TA 101 and Mind Power practitioner.
Shyam has facilitated many HR initiatives and innovative people interventions which has won several external recognitions and industry best practices by external forums such as D&B, Business World, Working Mother Media and many more in Talent Development, Retention, Employee Engagement, Performance Management, Cultural Transformation and Change Management.
Shyam has been conferred with the prestigious “HR Leadership Award” at the 7th Employer Branding Awards, 2012. He is an avid blogger and his few sundry thoughts gets aggregated at www.shyamviyer.co.in