Director, XIME Kochi
Dr. Manoj Varghese is the Director of XIME Kochi.
Prior to joining XIME, Dr. Manoj Varghese, served as Director for Facebook India with the key responsibility of building Facebook India operations. In his earlier job, he was Head of Staffing and Human Resources for Google (Japan and Asia Pacific) based in Singapore. Prior to that, he was Head of HR for Google India and, along with a number of expatriate managers, is credited for setting up and scaling Google India operations to over 1500 employees. Mr. Varghese joined Google from DELL, where he was the Staffing Manager for Dell and during his time Dell International Services grew from 450 employees to over 3400 employees across BPO and Technical teams. He also served as the Site HR Leader for Dell’s second center in Hyderabad where he grew the Hyderabad center from zero to 1500 employees over 18 months. He has also worked with Infosys Technologies Limited and Maruti Suzuki, in areas such as Manpower Planning, Staffing, Training and Development, Organization Development, and Performance Management.
After graduating in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Calicut, Mr. Varghese completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management from XLRI Jamshedpur in 1997. His doctoral degree is from Aligarh Muslim University on the topic Employee Engagement.
He is in the India advisory board for Acumen and has consulted with a few of Acumen investments in India.