D N Prasad

Director and Head of Google People Services, APAC
Google

D N Prasad (Or, DNP as he is known as in professional circles) is a career HR professional, mentor, leader, general athlete, program manager, problem solver and a start-up guy in the HR space. He is also a Professional Coach (PCC, International Coach Federation).

At Google, he currently serves as Director and Head of Google People Services for APAC and is a Leadership Coach.

His progressive leadership experiences in his career spans a seven and a half years with Infosys and eleven years with Google. He has to his credit, setting up several new functions – in market (in India and Singapore), in region (APAC) and globally. Key roles across these organisations include heading Global Entry Level hiring, Campus relations and HR Operations at Infosys, Establishing Staffing Programs for Google in India, Program Manager for People Operations Strategy in APAC, Regional Lead for Google People Services and setting up and serving as a Global lead for Extended Workforce Solutions in Google.

He serves on the HR Core Advisory Committee for NASSCOM - India, the HR Advisory team for SPRING, Singapore and on the Board of Management Studies of T.A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal – India. He is a distinguished keynote speaker and thought leader in several HR and Leadership conferences and has also been featured in prominent HR publications in India and Singapore.