Vikrant Khanna

Vikrant Khanna

Lead, Insights & Innovation, Asia Pacific & Middle East - Aon Hewitt

Vikrant Khanna leads Insights and Innovation for Aon Hewitt in Asia Pacific and the Middle East. In this role he is mandated with both curation and go-to-market for the firms thought leadership, research and new solutions. Vikrant is also part of Aon Hewitt's Global Analytics Practice responsible for driving talent analytics that empower businesses.

Through his professional journey spanning a decade, he has multi-geography experience spanning global sourcing, industry development & business transformation; and has worked across roles spanning business development, program management, and solution development.

Vikrant has been part of various globalization initiatives with organizations that have spanned activities like sourcing strategy, cost & location optimization and performance benchmarking. With an experience spanning geographies like Colombia, Egypt, Guatemala, India, Jordan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Uruguay; I bring deep insights into location selection, operations setup and scale-up of global operations.

He has also been part of several government led initiative on building & executing IT/BPO competitiveness plans that have covered areas like articulating location value propositions, targeting potential customer geographies, and execution of skills development strategies that lay emphasis the creating the right-skilled, industry-ready talent that supports sustainable growth of a location.

He is passionate about subjects like the future of work, macro talent development, change as a critical capability and the convergence of talent and technology.

Prior to joining Aon Hewitt, he was a Principal at Tholons. During his stay at Tholons Vikrant authored the NASSCOM-Tholons Global Services Atlas, a one of its kind location intelligence report, in 2014 he was also a co-author of IBPAPs publication The Philippines IT BPM Industry: A decadal journey of moving from strength to strength. He continues his association with IBPAP as a volunteer advisor on strategic and talent development initiatives. In 2015 he worked closely with IBPAP to execute the 2015 Annual Industry Survey on Talent Trends and Growth Expectations.

His past experience spans business development & partner management roles with organizations like QAI India Ltd. and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE)