Chief Operating Officer
Saikat Bhattacharya is a reputed business partner and leader who specializes in building organizations by relentlessly pursuing strategy, process and cultural alignment. Over the last 25 years, he has been part of leadership teams that enabled some of the finest MNCs in establishing a strong presence in India.
Saikat was a founding team member of Fidelity Investments India and helped scale it up to its current strength of 5500 employees across IT, BPO and Analytics verticals. As Senior Vice President – Human Resources and Board Member, he successfully institutionalized HR processes, systems and values, and ethics driven culture in the organization.
Prior to this, Saikat was Director of Recruitment, Motorola Inc. with the responsibility of managing the recruitment teams across 12 AsiaPac countries. During this phase of his career, he specialized in mass recruitment, across borders with a heavy emphasis on China, Japan, and India.
He began his leadership career when he joined Motorola’s Paging JV in India (PagePoint) as a founding member and Head of Human Resources. He learned the art of scaling organizations and building culture simultaneously during this stint and successfully recruited and nurtured over 3000 employees. Saikat played a critical role in designing a streamlined organization structure, establishing roles and responsibilities as well as introducing a performance management system.
COO at Turbostart, Saikat’s years of implementing long-term organizational design, leadership pipelines and succession planning strategies are what will make him an essential resource for startups as they build their organizations.