Did you know that businesses no longer just rely on posting traditional job ads online or in newspapers - in fact, 23% of employers surveyed admit to using social media to screen job applicants, and 18% to contact professionals who aren't actively job seeking. With stats like this, it's vital for you to be aware of your digital footprint and take steps to establish your professional identity online so that recruiters and potential employers can connect with you about career opportunities. Here's how to do it.
Dr. Moorthy K Uppaluri
MD & CEO, Randstad India
Dr Moorthy K Uppaluri
MD & CEO, Randstad India
A successful business leader of global standing, Moorthy heads India's leading HR services organization, Randstad India. He is highly respected in the corporate world and has a commendable track record of building profitable businesses and organizational capability. Moorthy has over 23 years of domestic and international experience with Fortune 50 organizations like Microsoft, GE and other industry leading companies. With vast experience across diverse sectors like Engineering, Technology and Manufacturing, Moorthy is credited with evolving business strategy, growing market share, improving process & operational excellence, driving innovation and fostering a customer centric culture in the organizations he has worked for.
Moorthy was earlier the Global Head and General Manager of Microsoft Academic Programs at their corporate headquarters in Redmond, USA. He has held numerous leadership positions in Microsoft, the prior roles include GM and Country Head for the Developer and Platform Division of Microsoft, India and CEO of Microsoft IT-Global. Prior to joining Microsoft, Moorthy was the President & CEO of GE Infrastructure-India Technology Centre (GEI-lTC) and Managing Director of GE Fanuc Systems. He was the first President and CEO of GE's India Business Centre (IBC) and a speaker at the prestigious GE Crotonville Leadership Development Programs.
In prior leadership roles, Moorthy has also served as Vice President and General Manager of the Global Ultrasound business of Wipro-GE Medical Systems and was the Product General Manager at Taylor Wharton. He was the primary inventor on US patents in the fields of Cryogenics and High Temperature Super Conductivity during his early stint with the startup, Illinois Superconductor Corp.
Moorthy's value driven leadership however has not been restricted to the corporate world and he is actively involved with the local community and CSR initiatives. He is a Founding member of the United Way, Hyderabad and also a member on the board for the Junior Achievement, Hyderabad, a non-profit organization.
Moorthy has a Master's degree in Industrial Management from Northern Illinois University and a MBA from Spring Hill College, Alabama. He has a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad. Moorthy is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt and is presently pursuing his Doctoral studies from the Hyderabad Central University, where he is a visiting faculty too. He is also an Executive Speaker at the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI).
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