Rajan Kalia

Rajan Kalia

Co-Founder - Salto Dee Fe Consulting

Rajan works in the area of Business Enablement and Leapfrogging Organisations to the next orbit of growth. His firm focuses on 5 practice areas - Talent Management, Talent Retention, People Decisions, Organisation Transformation and Leadership Skilling. He along with his team has created the revolutionary One Minute Feedback tool, Karma Notes.

Rajan has a rich and varied 24 years experience in Human Resources . He does cutting edge Talent Management work with Marc Effron for Fortune 100 companies across the globe, closer home he is involved with Harvard Business Press and DDI advising, teaching and coaching their clients.

For the past 4 years Rajan has been consulting, advising, teaching, coaching and launching organisa;ons in their next growth orbit. He has worked with over 45 clients in varied sectors in the past 4 years including some of Fortune 100 Global and Indian companies. His clients seek his advice to solve complex Talent issues and build robust Talent strategies.

Since 1992, Rajan has garnered his exper;se through hard-won experience across multiple sectors - in manufacturing industry he worked with Eicher and Ballarpur Industries, in FMCG with Coca Cola, and in consulting with Eicher Consultancy Services (ECS), before getting into financial services with Max New York Life Insurance (MNYL). He spent over a decade in the financial services industry.

Under his HR leadership MNYL won the Great Places to Work Award (GPTW) twice and Gallup Great Place Award and Best Companies to Work for awards. He is a startup and feedback specialist.

Rajan has been trained by Harvard Business Publishing in Case study methodology, DDI in Performance Management, by SHL in OPQ Assessments and Right Management in Leadership programs for Insurance.

Over the years, Rajan has been instrumental in setting up HR functions, formulating the philosophy, strategy and policies of the function. He has specific expetise in the areas of Performance Management, Feedback & Talent Management. He uses his expertise to Transform Organisa;ons. He regularly tweets and publishes on LinkedIn. Rajan is a sought out speaker and moderator at NHRDN, HT Shine Summits.

Rajan is Masters in Personnel Management & Industrial Rela;ons and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Public Administra;on from Punjab University, Chandigarh.