Leadership and personal branding coach Abhijit Bhaduri has joined Microsoft at US as part of the Talent, Learning, and Insights team.
Confirming this development, Abhiji has written in a social media post,”I joined Microsoft in the Redmond HQ as part of the Talent, Learning and Insights team. I will be doing what I love doing – L&D. This time the canvas is global and I am delighted to be doing this. I am what is called a #boomerang employee. This is my second stint at Microsoft.
I want to thank my clients, team members and well-wishers who stood by me during the last few years I spent as an entrepreneur. I want you to know that it meant everything to me. And I will stand by you if you ever need me to.”
Prior to this engagement he was successfully running his consulting firm Abhijit Bhaduri& Associates for almost six years.
Having more than three decades of rich professional experience and author of two bestselling books: The Digital Tsunami; Don’t Hire the Best – how to hire for culture fit. Latest book “Dreamers & Unicorns: How leadership, talent and culture are the new growth drivers, Abhijit has been Described by Forbes magazine as “One of India’s most interesting globalists”. Voted as No 1 HR Influencer on Social Media by SHRM. With more than 800,000 followers on LinkedIn and Twitter, he is one of the most influential voices on talent management.
Former Chief Learning Officer for Wipro. Alumnus of Microsoft, PepsiCo, Colgate and Tata Steel, Abhijit is a LinkedIn Top Voice. He is the Brand Evangelist for Society for Human Resources Management (India and APAC) and a global influencer for brand Adobe.
His writings have been published by ET, TOI, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, HBR Ascend, Wall Street Journal, SHRM South Asia blog, DDI, and The Conference Board.