HR Tech Festival Asia 2022

10-13 May 2022 

We are proud to be a partner of HR Tech Festival Asia 2022, where we will be hosting various speaking sessions on people agility, workforce analytics and how to position your organisation among the world's leading Top Employers. Do not miss out! 

In its 21st year, the award-winning HR Tech Festival Asia Online 2022 has been curated especially for HR leaders who are looking to prepare and strengthen their HR strategies for 2022. Register today to start creating strategies to strengthen your organisation’s ability to drive change in leadership, culture, technology and employee experience. See all event information here.

Information Speaking Sessions

Deliver people agility through “Digit-ability”| 10 May | 13:50 – 14:10 | Live  

The short-term adoption of new digital systems and technologies as a necessary response to the pandemic has ended. Our research with 1 857 Certified Top Employers globally found that the adoption and utilisation of digital and other technologies are rapidly moving up the HR priority list.  

Learn how our Top Employers worldwide use digital HR systems to transform everything from the employee experience to employee journey mapping and potential employees ‘virtual candidate experience.’ Find out more about the unique opportunities available to HR leaders in APAC to help achieve rapid and positive change in their organisation with these digital opportunities. 

Unlocking the power of People Analytics across the Employee Journey | 11 May | 15:30 – 16:00 | Online 

Digital HR has paved the way for people analytics across the employee journey. From using data to attract candidates to deriving actionable insights for career moves: find out what Top Employer Tata Consultancy Services is doing to overcome this challenge, building the right capabilities in HR and making data and analytics part of their culture.

Position your organisation among the world’s leading Top Employers  | 13 May | 11.45 – 12:00 | Online 

The demo session will focus on how recognition through Top Employers Institute's globally acclaimed Certification Programme helps companies elevate their status as a credible employer of choice. The demo will explore this by unpacking how Certified Top Employers use the survey to assess their organisation’s strengths and identify areas of growth to improve their people practices. 


  • Billy Elliott

    Regional Director for APAC

    Billy Elliott is Top Employers Institute’s Regional Director for APAC. He has worked for the global HR Certification firm for 14 years, with experience across various positions in the organisation. His exposure to the different business units and passion for people management have given him the strong foundation needed to oversee the expansion of the APAC Certification Programme. Billy is dedicated to accelerating the impact of people strategies to enrich the world of work.

  • Ammara Naeem

    Head of Client Success at Top Employers Institute

    An MBA with a life-long passion for HR, Ammara has over 10 years of experience in multiple facets of people strategy and implementation, and thoroughly believes in the value and impact people functions create for the business. Currently, as the Head of Client Success, she enjoys ensuring Top Employers derive maximum value from their certification.

  • Venkatesh Ram

    HR Head – Tata Consultancy Services, China

    Venkatesh Ram heads the HR for TCS China. He is based out of Shanghai and oversees end-to-end all HR responsibilities. He is passionate about continuous learning and in developing next gen HR leaders in the organization. Venkatesh has more than 20 years HR experience in HRBP, Training and development, Business HR and Immigration. His multi geo experience in the US, China and India has helped him appreciate the benefits that the east and west brings to the workplace. He is a certified mentor and competency mapping professional. In 2020, he was awarded Greater China Best HR Leaders Award. Venkatesh actively supports the CSR activities aimed at educating the children in rural areas.  Venkatesh holds an MBA in HR from Bharathidasan Institute of Management.  Culinary skills, Photography and Yoga helps him to balance his work and personal life.