Srini Ramaswamy

Srini Ramaswamy

Head – Office of Inclusion & Collaboration, Cisco (India & APJC)

For over 17 years, Srini has been transforming organizations by creating and fostering highly inclusive, diverse and dynamic work environments, helping employees do the best work of their lives.

In his current role as Head of the Office of Inclusion and Collaboration for Cisco, he leads the integration of D&I into HR and business processes to create exponential value for Cisco Employees, Customers, Partners and Communities in India & APJC.

Prior to Cisco, he held the role of Chief of Staff at Intuit India where he supported the Executive Leadership Team and led Diversity & Inclusion, Employee Engagement, Corporate Social Responsibility and Great Place To Work programs. His employee-centric initiatives propelled Intuit consistently in the Best Companies to Work For in India for 5 years and securing rank #1 for 2017, #3 in Australia in 2015 and #8 in Asia Pacific in 2016 by Great Place to Work Institute.

For Srini, the boundaries of excellence clearly go beyond the workplace. As a Senior Advisor at NASSCOM D&I Regional Council, TEDx Chapters (India), Advisory Board Member at Connecting Dreams Foundation (India), Women’s Education Project (India), he spreads his ideas on Social Welfare, Equality & Inclusion, Human Rights, Women Education & Empowerment, Sustainability and Village development projects.

He along with few industry thought leaders have been instrumental in mobilizing the Transgender community in India through “Project Vayati”, an initiative that actively helped them with employment, skill development and confidence building.

Srini is a recipient of the 2017 Champion Award by Out & Equal Workplace Advocates (USA) and 2017 D&I Leadership Award (South East Asia) by BD Foundation, India.