The Strategist, founded in 2009 with the vision of “enabling our clients to fuel their dream” is a People Advisory & Research Firm. Headquartered in Hyderabad with a global presence, it specializes in the complete spectrum of people practices across the Employee Life Cycle. The Strategist’s operating philosophy is to energize clients’ growth, by transforming the people practices.
Strategist HR Advisory Services, LLP is a People Advisory & Research Firm based on the principle of Intellect + Innovation. The Strategist is a one stop boutique firm that offers solutions ranging from Strategic People Advisory Insights to Learning & Leadership solutions to Psychometrics tools, to HR Analytics & Outsourcing services to Technology interventions products; all backed by strong in-house Research. : Strategist HR Advisory Services, LLP has been recognized as the Best HR & Management Consulting Firm in India by Shine.com Leadership Awards in 2012.
The Strategist is led by K SrinivasRao (Srini K), CEO and his Partners- Shefali Rao & Subbu Parameswaran.
Srini K is a human capital strategist with expertise of 23 years across Human Capital Value Chain. Prior to The Strategist, he was heading Strategy – HR at Satyam Computer Services. Prior to that, he held management roles at various levels in CATS (Computer Associates-TCG), Baan Info Systems, Ernst & Young, Videocon International.
An avid writer and guest speaker on the subject of Strategy, Change Management and Human Capital, he has written two books and more than a dozen published articles in International & National Publications.
He holds dual Masters’ degrees and attended Indore School of Social Work where he topped the class of ‘93 and later went on to do Masters in Military Sciences. Currently he is a Research Scholar at XLRI Jameshedpur. He was awarded “HR Leadership Award” in 2008-09 by Employer Branding Institute and Super Achiever as HR Professional in 2006 by Indira Group & Fun & Joy Institute.
Strong Intellect & Innovation
The Strategist has been able to make a mark in a short time since its inception because of its ability to help its Clients (Partners) stay ahead of curve along with solutions which are based on strong intellect (academic rigor) & innovation (tailored & not off the shelf).
Staying ‘Ahead of the Curve’ has been the hallmark of The Strategist and some of the solutions over the years have proved it so. A glimpse of those being- Gen Y Readiness Audits followed by Employee Engagement Strategies, Building Global Leaders through 360 degree learning interventions, Enhancing Quality of Hiring through customized Psychometric Tools, Gauging the mood of employees though Mood Meter Apps, Tracking the Effectiveness & Impact of Learning through online Tracker, Conducting diagnostic studies likes Leavers DNA (Exit Analysis), Voice of Candidate etc.
This has been possible because of the strong belief & investment in Research & Publications. Over the years the Research & Publication centre has successfully predicted the future trends impacting the industry from time to time and provided greater insights to the rest of the firm while designing solutions. To share these insights with a wider audience, it has published the 101 series of books, which are now available through e-commerce retailers.
The Strategist continues to invest in future trend studies and to design, build host of proprietary tools to enable all the stakeholders to leverage the power of Intellect. In the same breath, The Strategist is continuing its journey to constantly bring this intellect into action by translating ideas into innovations tailored to differential industrial needs.