Jude Xavier: Aiming to bring a Positive Change in the Global HR realm

Jude Xavier,Vice President & Head-HR

Jude Xavier

Vice President & Head-HR

Jude Xavier is a Behavioral Psychologist, Psycho Analyst, Certified PeopleSoft Recruiter and a Certified Recruitment Analyst with more than two decades of Human Resources Experience in the Manufacturing, BPO, IT and Banking sectors. He is currently the Vice President & Head of Human Resources at Technosoft - India.

In his last position, Jude was the Assistant Vice President of Human Resource at Polaris Software Ltd., the world's first CMMI Level 5 Company. Prior to that, he was associated with AIG Systems Solutions as the Head of Recruitment & Employee Relations. At Mphasis, an EDS Company, he was heading the PAN India for Recruitment and he has a wide industry experience of working with many leading MNCs like KONE Elevators, Trigent Software, Virtusa and Scope International Standard Chartered Bank.

Jude holds a Doctorate in Social work and he has done his Master's in Social work from Loyola College with a specialization in Human Resources and Bachelors in Psychology from Presidency College. He holds Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from Pondicherry University, Diploma in Business Ad-ministration from National Council for Labor Management, Diploma in Business & Managerial Psychology from Board of Professional Psychologist and Diploma in Counselling Association of Professional Psychologist.
Apart from holding a high Pedigree in Education, Jude is also a member of various professional bodies like the National Institute of Personnel Management, the Indian Society for Training & Development, the Board of Professional Psychologists, and the Human Capital Institute, USA. He is also the key member of the HR member forum for NASSCOM and a guest speaker in almost all HR forums. Apart from this, he is also on the Advisory Board for many educational institutions for designing the curriculum for HR & coaching of Students.

Jude has been awarded as "50 Most Talented HR Tech Leaders of Asia Pacific at the HRM Congress 2015 which was held in Bangalore and it is a very prestigious award which is also known as the "The HR Technology Award". Consecutively, he has also been awarded as the "50 Most Innovative HR Tech Leaders in India" by the World HRD Congress in 2016 and recently in 2017 he had received the Award for Most Influential HR Leaders in India. Later in 2018, he has also received the Award for 50 Best HR Minds in India and in 2019 he was awarded as "The HR Professional of the Year" by Human Capital of India.

Jude holds a Doctorate in Social work and he has done his Master's in Social work from Loyola College with a specialization in Human Resources and Bachelors in Psychology from Presidency College

Jude has also been instrumental in driving Technosoft to greater heights by guiding them to be recognized as "The 100 Best Companies for Women" Award in 2016 and "Chennai Best Employer Brand Award" in 2017. During the Covid19 pandemic, Jude had made Technosoft proud by driving the company to get the most prestigious Award "Tamilnadu most promising Brand Award" & "National Best Brand Award" for 2020. When asked about what are the most important traits that have helped him in his journey as a pioneering HR professional, Jude says, "Any HR leader should know what are the right things to be implemented for his company and one should also be able to take up different roles like being an Eternal peace maker, the Coach, the Referee, the seasoned Guide, the Cheer Leader, and the class Monitor.

And on some occasions, you should be able to handle multiple roles at once and being able to adapt myself to changing situations has helped me to bring unique value additions to all the different organizations that I have served over the years. Even for Technosoft, I have been able to build the Technosoft brand and grow Technosoft from 200 to 4500 and stabilize the company".