Anil Santhapuri — FIS Global - Director, Skills Solutions

Anil Santhapuri is a values-based and results-oriented Talent & OD professional, with 21 years of professional
experience in the areas of talent management, learning & leadership development and consulting. In his current role as
Head – Academy of Management and Leadership Academy, he is leading reinventing and re-imagining leadership to
drive TVS Motor’s vision (TVS Motor is the 5
th largest two-wheeler manufacturer in the world). His career span includes
organizations like Fidelity Information Systems, Western Union, HCL Technologies, CGI Information Systems, Mahindra
Satyam and iGate Global Solutions, where he has designed and delivered award-winning talent initiatives.
Anil is a 4-time Brandon Hall Gold winner (2020 and 2021).He is a 3-time “Learning in Practice award” winner both in
2017, 2018 and 2021 from Chief Learning Officer (CLO) Magazine, USA. In March 2012, Anil was also recognized as
one of the “Top 10 Training & OD Professional Globally” by Training Magazine. In October 2017, Western Union was
recognized as “#1 Organization for Learning” by ATD BEST. In 2018, Anil was also listed as an Emerging HR Leader in
India, by Jombay in their HR40Under40 list. In 2021, he was recognized by World HRD Congress as one of the “Most
Fabulous Training and Development Leaders in India”.
He is a digital transformation enthusiast and is currently a Technical Advisory Board member for Global Skill
Development Council (GSDC) – an independent, third-party, vendor neutral, international credentialing and certification
organization for latest technologies like: Blockchain, Six Sigma, DevOps, Cloud, ITSM, ISO, Agile and L&D
professionals. Anil is also contributing to Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD) as an adjunct teaching
faculty for the topics of Learning and Development and Organization Design.
Anil is a passionate believer in empowering people through learning and is a ACC certified coach from International
Coach Federation (ICF). His other passions and interests include writing poetry, practice of Vipassana meditation and
inculcating values-based leadership in all walks of life.