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NoBroker Technologies declared ‘The Workplace of the Year’ at THRIVE 2023 organized by the IBC

Updated: Sep 12, 2023

Mumbai, August 10, 2023: The Human Resources Ideas & Voices Event (THRIVE) 2023 and the Digital Services Awards and Conferences (D-SERVE) 2023 by the Indian Business Council were held on August 10, 2023 at the K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai. The event witnessed inspiring talks, thought-provoking discussions, and countless networking opportunities for the HR and Digital Services fraternity. The winners of THRIVE and D-SERVE Awards were also announced on the same day.

No Broker Technologies bags the "Workplace of the Year' Award at THRIVE 2023
No Broker Technologies bags the "Workplace of the Year' Award at THRIVE 2023

The winners of THRIVE 2023 include NoBroker Technologies, SBICAP Securities Limited, Flipkart, Sodexo, Kaya, Muthoot Microfin, Zebpay, L&T Construction, and Writer Business Services among others. Lulu Hypermarket, Reliance Jio, Microsoft, ITC, Nestle, X Cubelo, KreditBee, Performics India, Digitas, Nothing Else Matters, Intent Farm, and ProManage bagged the awards at DSERVE 2023. The most prestigious award of the day for ‘The Workplace of the Year’ was bagged by NoBroker Technologies, while the title for ‘The Best Digital Financial Inclusion Provider’ was won by KreditBee. Talking about the event, Ravi Mishra, Global HR Head – Advanced Materials Business | A Division of Grasim Industries Ltd. (Aditya Birla Group) said, “THRIVE 2023 was an excellent gathering of minds mostly from HR organizations and young students and faculty of K J Somaiya Institute of Management. I participated as a juror to assess the nominee applications for the awards and also as a speaker in one of the panels. The speaker line up was pretty impressive and the quality of applications for the awards were remarkable. I appreciate all who made THRIVE 2023 happen in an excellent way.”

The event started with the keynote address of Ms. Savita Pisal, CHRO - Infrastructure Business, Shapoorji Pallonji Group. She spoke about ‘Seizing the window of opportunity: How Human Resources can transform into a strategic partner and demonstrate business value?’ It was followed by a special address on ‘Reimagining the future of L&D for senior leaders’ by Mr. John Kallelil, Founder & CEO, XED.

The conference also featured several panel discussions on important topics such as Employees as customers: A change in mindset, strategy and approach for Employee Experience leaders; Skill-based Organizations: Upskilling, reskilling and embracing a new talent management model; AI-based Digital Services: Transforming industries and enhancing user experiences; Giving Talent Acquisition a facelift: Attracting and retaining candidates in a tough labor market with Talent Intelligence; and, a mid-year HR assessment: What’s only hype, what’s real and what to expect next? Talking about the conference, Ashwini Pisharody, Team-HR, Kaya Clinic said, “The event was well organized and highly informative, thanks to the exceptional panels. Thank you for providing us with this incredible opportunity, and we eagerly look forward to being a part of THRIVE presented by IBC in the years to come.”

Panel Discussion in Progress
Panel Discussion in Progress

Esteemed leaders from the HR and digital community participated in the event, including Mr. Gautam Saha, Head- HR at ASG Eye Hospital, Mr. Manoj Pandey, Head HR at Grauer & Weil, Mr. Ravi Mishra, Global HR Head at Advanced Materials Business | A Division of Grasim Industries Ltd. (Aditya Birla Group), Ms. Perpetual Mathias, Associate Director – Talent Management & Learning at Morningstar India, Ms. Sushma Bendore, Sr. VP - HR at Motilal Oswal Financial Services, Mr. Manish Jain, Global Head - Training and Knowledge Management at Acuity Knowledge Partners, Mr. Shriram Parthasarathy, Head - Digital Media Marketing at Microsoft, Ms. Ruby Baksi, Head Talent Engagement, L&D Initiatives, CSR, Culture Branding at Harbinger Group, Mr. Manoj Vanjari, VP – Talent Management at Dentsu International, Mr. Yahya Rasheed, Global Head- L&D, BCP & Head of GDC for Chennai, Madurai & Sri Lanka -Digital Workplace at HCL Technologies, Mr. Shridhar Naidu, Head of Learning & Development at Allana Group, Ms. Rita Verma, Head - HR at DDB Mudra Group, Mr. Arun Kumar Das, Head of Learning & Customer Experience - Travel, Transportation, Hospitality & Logistics at Sutherland, Mr. Abhishek Gupta, Head - HR at ZebPay, Ms. Farzeen Khan, CHRO at Being Human Clothing and Mr. Shyambahadur Prajapati, Head- HR & Operations at GM Infotech.

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THRIVE 2023 is an annual event, conducted by the Indian Business Council to help the HR fraternity come together under one roof to collaborate, celebrate, and grow collectively while D-SERVE 2023 recognizes and honors exemplary digital services and solutions.

About IBC: The Indian Business Council is an industry association represented by entities and organizations from all sectors of India Inc. that collectively work towards developing a business ecosystem defined by collective growth and enhancement of ease of doing business in India. IBC is currently working in the areas of policy recommendations, market intelligence, industry networking, thought leadership, industry recognition, and awards. For more details, visit

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