Good is the enemy of GREAT
The Two biggest influences that drove Komal Somani, Chief Happiness Officer at ESDS, into the world of HR were her close connection to people and go getter attitude to take ESDS from gold to platinum. She is the woman behind cultivating innovative mindsets at work. Under her leadership, people tend to deliver their 100% efforts towards the organization, as she lets them do what they do best. One has the freedom to explore infinite opportunities and to create wonders in their area of interest. Komal leads a team of zealous HR individuals who strive towards accomplishing her dream of creating a culture of "Thank God It's Monday" within the organization. She lives by the faith that people must love their work days as much as their no work days.
Komal has earned a degree in Computer Engineering, she understands technology well and hence is fully equipped to manage people, product and process related issues, effortlessly. Komal’s talent strategy that aligns with the company's mission, operating imperatives and values. She delivers this strategy through managing all aspects of human resources, including employee experience, professional development, talent management, compensation, staffing and employee relations.
She has always put her people first, motivated and engaged them and the business results flows. Komal always talks about the balance of being able to drive business performance through our People practices, at the same time as we’re enabling our people to achieve their potential, with results that affect individuals, families and communities. She believe that, if we can create an employment experience our people value, they, in turn, will create an outstanding customer experience.
Komal always advocates for "Innovation" & it truly reflects through her style of working. Everything she does, she does it differently. As she calls it, "It’s the ESDS Way!" As her philosophy goes – "No Organization exists without people, because they are the Greatest & Valuable Asset every organization can have". She has pushed all the areas of employee Engagement to new frontiers. Whether it is a Birthday or huge proud moment she let employees have their moment of Joy and Contentment. As one of the ESDS’s value is “Continuous Knowledge Enhancement” Komal focuses on reskilling and development of her workforces and she strives to get the best out of them.
Not just reaching out to her people but also touching their families, with this kind of Personality she has succeeded to bag the most renowned title for ESDS that is 13th rank in "Great Place to Work ’2017" in India's Great Mid-Size companies in the 2nd consecutive year . Adding to this she has several accolades in her kitty like "Dream Companies to Work for 2017", she was even felicitated as The 50 Most HR Innovative Tech Leader and presented as Woman Super Achiever Award at World HRD Congress which have elevated her into India’s HR Wall of Fame and List goes on to 25 Most Innovative HR Technology Leaders – 2017 by Asia Pacific HRM Congress, Maharashtra Nari Ratna Award 2017, Best Employer brand in Nashik - 2017, Nashik Best HR Leaders Award - 2017 and for sure few accolades are on the way. This is indisputable that the bar is going to rise up till she gets into the best of best.