Gautam is HR and Social Business Consultant. Before this he was Director of Talent Branding at Flipkart. He was GM- HR Strategy and Projects at Philips India. He has been a freelance Social Business and HR Consultant helping organizations leverage social technologies for building an employer brand and employee engagement. He has also worked with social HR technology vendors as well as social media agencies to reach out to the HR community.
Gautam is a frequent speaker at HR Conferences like the Annual NHRD Conference, SHRM India Annual Conference, Tech HR Conference, Social Media Week Mumbai and IndiaSocial conferences. He’s frequently quoted in the press as an authority on social media and business blogging. He has addressed corporate teams and leaders of companies on how social technologies are changing businesses. Some companies are Airtel, Reliance Industries, Cisco, RPG, Cognizant, Pepsi, Wipro amongst many others.
XLRI Jamshedpur awarded him the Distinguished Alumnus – Young Achiever award in 2014. HuffingtonPost has rated him 7th in the list of Top Most Social HR Experts on Twitter. Forbes has featured him as a Social Media Thought Leader. SAP has listed him in the 51 Human Potential Influencers. SHRM India has rated him as the Number 1 HR Influencer on Social Mediain India. Gautam’s blog has been listed by HRWorld amongst the top 25 HR blogs worldwide the top 50 HR Blogs to watch in 2009 by EvenCarmichael.com. Earlier the blog has been featured as a case study in the book Business Blogs: A Practical Guide