GUNJAN AGGARWAL is head of human resources for Ericsson’s North American region. She is responsible for driving human resources strategy for the U.S. and Canadian region that has an annual revenue of $8.5 billion and an employee base of more than 16,000. Aggarwal joined Ericsson in 2012 and has several years of experience in managing the human resource function across the United States, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and India. Aggarwal has written articles for various publications including ASTD, New England Journal of Technology and OD Practitioner. She has served as a board member of SHRM Global Human Metrics Expertise panel, executive member of the Novartis Learning board, global D&I council and as a member of the CLO Network advisory board. Currently, she is an advisory board member of CanGrade, a Harvard University based start-up that utilizes data analytics for better hiring outcomes. She also serves on the board of Rubia Inc., a New Hampshire based non-profit that provides employment opportunities to Afghan women. Aggarwal earned a B.S. in electronics and communications from JMI University in India and an M.S. in human resources from XLRI Jamshedpur. She has also completed post-graduate executive programs from Harvard University and MIT. @ericsson
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