Top techie Nanjappa Palekanda has announced to join production major Netflix as Vice President – Talent Experience and Operations. A seasoned professional, Palekanda has over 18 years of experience working across major companies including the technology giant Uber for more than four years.
“I'm grateful for the incredible professionals and amazing well-wishers I've come across throughout my career – Infosys, Google, and Uber. I now head into an exciting new adventure at Netflix, with the same drive to work with amazing people,” Nanjappa Palekanda, VP – Talent Experience and Operations, Netflix, said in a post.
Earlier he was working as Senior Director, People Business Operations at Uber and also a member of the CHRO's staff and led a team that worked across Employee Experience, HR Service Delivery, M&A, Risk & Compliance, and Portfolio Management for the People function.
“During this special personal moment, I would like to urge all my well-wishers to spare a positive thought/action in support of all those in India (or those who have loved ones in India), who are braving the heartbreaking situation brought upon by the pandemic. There's loss and suffering for sure, but there are also numerous everyday heroes, going out of their way to support others, many of whom they have never met before,” Palekanda said.
Palekanda, a software engineer, started his career with Infosys in 2003 and served in the role for two years. He later took the role of Associate Manager, Global Campus Recruitment and Relations. After Infosys, Palekanda joined Google and completed his longest stint of more than 10 years serving the company in various roles, including Lead – HR Business Partner.