upGrad KnowledgeHut, a Bangalore-based technology skilling provider and a part of Asia’s Higher Edtech major, upGrad, announced the appointment of Swati Topno as Director of Human Resources. She comes with over 15 years of experience in the field of Human Resources.
In her new role at KnowledgeHut, Swati would primarily focus on implementing the company’s people strategy, building capability for expansion, resourcing, talent development, and enabling culture frameworks that build KnowledgeHut as an Employer of Choice.
Having started her professional journey in 2005 with Haldex India Ltd, her previous assignment was with Infinity Learn by Sri Chaitanya group of colleges as the Head of Human Resources. Swati’s body of work also includes a successful tenure with Flipkart, Deloitte, Capgemini India, Pepsico India and Haldex India.
Commenting on the appointment, Subramanyam Reddy, CEO and Founder, upGrad KnowledgeHut said “Swati’s diverse experience spanning geographies will help us scale our business agenda further while constructing a talent framework.” He also added that hiring the right talent and engaging them effectively will play an important role in their mission to power the growth of KnowledgeHut.
Swati Topno, Director of Human Resources, upGrad KnowledgeHut believes the scale and scope of the potential market are yet to be tapped and that presents an opportunity to build a strong ecosystem. “I look forward to working closely with the founders and the leadership team to prioritize profitability and build a credible employee value proposition that contributes to the larger vision of the company,” shared Topno.