Pillars Of WFM


Shiva has 22 years of experience in Hiring more than one lakh top professionals globally, and ensuring that the skills, knowledge, abilities and performance of the workforce meet the current and future business requirements. Designed and Implemented best practices focused on attracting best talents in the market and created employer brand building, closely aligned in supporting business objectives through retaining best talents.
He holds the Global Patent on Global Workforce Management Maturity Model & Analytics Shiva has done PhD in Workforce Management Maturity Model & Analytics , Thought Leader in achieving WFM Operation model and framework with Revenue assurance 1st one to introduce WFM Maturity model in the world . And he has been passionated global researcher and WFM .

His Education Profile:

MBA in Human Resource Management from Bharathi Vidyapeet.
MBA in Operation Management from Swiss University.
PhD in Management (WFM Maturity Model) from JJT University.

Work Experience in top MNCs such as:

   CGI Information Systems -Head of Staffing
  Wipro Technologies- Manager -Resource Management, Bangalore.
  HCL Technologies -Head of Talent Acquisition , Bangalore.
   IBM Global Business Services –Head of Resource & Capacity Management – Europe, Asia Specific, North America regions.
  Accenture Services India,- Associate Vice President- Resource Planning and Management.
  Sodexo Onsite Services – Head Talent Acquisition & Workforce Management – Analytics .


Founder : Dr. Shivakumar R,

PhD (WFM Maturity Model)

Shiva has ten years of experience as a Guest Professor in Strategic Management, Blue Ocean Strategy, Operation Management, HR analytics, OD & Design Thinking stream in top B schools such as IIM Kashipur ,IIT Kanpur & IIM lucknow,TISS , SP Jain ,IIM Jammu & Jain University.
Shiva is a Doctoral Guide for JJT University ,Lovely Professional University, SP Jain & Jain University, currently two research scholars pursing their PhD under his guidance. he has been a global researcher by passion, published more than 12 articles in International Journals.
Concept of GWFM came through his Doctoral topic and ideation, his Vision & Dream of GWFM is to create a world class knowledge sharing and professional networking platform.


CoFounder : Partho Ganguly

Partho Ganguly has a Post Graduate Degree in Sociology and has a Degree in Management from Osmania University Hyderabad. He started his career with one of the leadng Management Consulting firms SB Billimoria, PWC and later with International Data Corporation (USA).
He founded Marketscope the first Management Consulting firm dedicated to the IT Industry in 1988. He steered the company from a start up to a national entity. Marketscope became the fourth largest body shopping company in India and received the status of a Software Export firm and was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by the Ministry of Commerce and Exim Bank of India.

  Mr Ganguly sold Marketscope in 2003 and moved into the education sector and moved into teaching in Management Schools.
  He also headed the Placements and Corporate relations of a premier BSchool for 12 years and has placed more than 1700 management graduates in leading companies across India.
  He is a Corporate Relations advisor to leading Business Schools and Universities across India and helps get the MBA students from leading Institutions get placed in major corporates across locations in India. Students trained and mentored by him from humble backgrounds have achieved extraordinary career goals.
  He is member of NHRD, NIPM and is the founder of GWFM Network Forum. Mr Ganguly has recently been offered a Honorary Advisory Position in the Odisha Skill Development Authority by the Government of Odisha.
  Mr Ganguly is an accomplished authour having published nunerous Press Articles in Business Magazines and Newspapers in India and has acted as a referee for Research Articles in International Journal of Marketing.
  He has authored two books in Marketing and Human Resources which were published in France in 2004 and 2006 and are recommended reference books in leading French and European Business Schools.
  He has travelled extensively abroad on work and business assignments and enjoys a huge network with Senior Leaders of the corporate sector worldwide.
  Mr Ganguly is currently the CEO of XHire HR Consulting a venture capital funded HR Consulting company and is the Co Founder of the GWFM Network a Forum.of Senior HR Leaders from across industries and locations in India.


Global Workforce Management Forum is the 1st WFM Forum in the world initiated at India. GWFM Network Forum is a non profit professional organization, comprising of a group of Senior HR professionals committed to promoting the WFM movement in the global platform and enhancing the capability of human resource professionals to compete globally and thereby creating value for society.

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