Arun Chidambaram

Arun Chidambaram

Arun Chidambaram

Global Head of Talent Analytics, Pfizer 

pfizer people hr analytics conference

Pfizer’s Inner World of Talent Analytics
- How we Built it and How we Sustain it

Co-presenter: Bennet Voorhees

Arun and Bennett will describe the building of talent analytics capability and showcase real life examples of how analytics is applied in HR: prioritisation of work, team growth and structure, business alignment, technology investment, and sponsorship.

Arun and Bennet’s presentation will centre around building talent analytics capability and showcase real life examples of how analytics is applied in HR.

As the analytics community matures, prioritisation of work, team growth and structure, business alignment, technology investment, and sponsorship are key to success. Their work will highlight each of these areas - which can be applied to any company, any size and any industry -  in creating a successful analytical thinking.

Arun believes every analytical project can create value and agrees that business has started to value the analytics function more than ever. Their session will also highlight some examples on value creation.

Day: 1

Track: Strategy

Analytics Sophistication: Medium - Advanced

Arun heads the Global HR Analytics team at Pfizer and his main area of focus is building and sustaining analytical capability within HR for large global corporations. Arun has deep experiences in quantitative and visualisation methodologies, advanced analytics and research, experimentation and modelling, building collaborative and strong relationships across matrix organizations, and driving key business strategies and organisational change initiatives through workforce insights. He has recently co-authored an article on TLNT titled “The Challenges in building a strong function around People Analytics function”.

He has a background in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research with 20 years of experience in management, consulting, and human resources in positions of increasing responsibility. Prior to joining Pfizer, he has held several leadership positions at Harley Davidson, Merck, and ESPN.

Company: Pfizer

Industry: Pharmaceutical

Employees: 100,000

Pfizer Inc. is an American global pharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City, with its research headquarters in Groton, Connecticut. It is among the world's largest pharmaceutical companies. It is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and its shares have been a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 2004.

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