Dr. Sreeram Darbha
School of Management
Dr. Sreeram Darbha is a Masters in English Literature and also a Masters in Human Resources Management from the prestigious Tata Institute of Social Sciences-Mumbai. He is a Doctoral Fellow of Academy of HRD, Ahmedabad and a Ph.D. from Acharya Nagarjuna University. AP. He has over 28 years of strategic as well as operational HR functional leadership experience spread across reputed Service (Hospitality), IT (BFSI & Product), ITES, Telecom, Pharmaceutical Mfg., Consulting and Financial Services industries. More recently before transitioning into academics, he was the Head HR of BSE and a Sr. Vice President-HR with a Financial Services company in Mumbai. Currently he is a Professor and Dean at School of Management Studies in the CMR University-Bengaluru.
He is a recipient of several National and International HR leadership awards from prestigious bodies like the World HRD Congress as a Most Talented, Influential, Innovative HR leader in India & Asia. He was awarded the ‘IKON-Bhishma-Lifetime Achievement Award’ for his versatile talents and the most prestigious Govt. of AP- ‘Ugaadi Puraskaaram’ for his unique Literary Contribution namely “Srichakreswari Navaavarana Navarasa Kritis” an album of Carnatic Classical Music. He has also authored and published an anthology of 108 poems on moral values namely, “Vibudharaama Shatakam”. Spiritually he is an adept ‘Srividya’ practitioner.
His passionate Doctoral research studies include; ‘Self-Actualization, Karma Yoga / Workplace Spirituality, Holistic Work Life Balance, Faith and Business Sentiments’. He is an accomplished performing artist and an author apart from being a popular speaker at various HR fora / academia across the country on Ancient Wisdom to Modern Management perspectives.
His Professional Passion is to work closely with the people, to leverage and align their talents and full potential to achieve the organizational objectives through strategic HR, Learning & OD interventions as a Change Master and a Soft/Life skills Trainer / Coach. Thus, he is a Work-Life Guru.
His Personal Passion is about practicing Life Management by certain ‘Dharmic and Karmic’ Values and Principles based on Ancient Indian Vedanta Philosophy and the Bhagawadgita to touch and make positive difference to the Life of Self and Others. Thus, he is a Practical Vedantin.