Karuna Parmar

Associate Director, Human Resources at Gutenberg Communications and Salwan Media

Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Employee Contract HR Analytics Excel Dashboards Talent Review & Succession Planning Rewards & Recognition Design Generalist HR Job Evaluation Strategic HR Performance Appraisal Surveying
An HR enthusiast, I believe in harnessing the confluence of people, performance, and technology to empower individuals. I am presently leading the HR team of Gutenberg, a Global Integrated Communications firm and Salwan Media, a firm with portfolio of education-focused businesses that include BrainGain Magazine - the largest online magazine for study abroad in India and South Asia - and the annual "One Globe: Uniting Knowledge Communities" conference which focuses on what it takes to build a 21st-century knowledge economy in India and broader South Asia.

I have worked with varied sectors including IT, Media & Broadcasting, PR, Advertising and Digital with reputed firms/groups in their fields such as Essel, Hero, and now Gutenberg.

I volunteered as a holistic life trainer for various institutes and Universities. In the early phase of my career, I had been invited by Zee Business News twice as a guest panelist speaker. 

I am a holiday traveler, a nature lover, a blog writer, and a spiritual seeker. I enjoy reading spiritual texts and having insightful conversations within close circles. During my school years, I took training in playing Sitar from my grandfather, a direct student of internationally renowned Sitarist, Sri Ravi Shankar. 

I earned my PG majors in Finance and minor in HR from Symbiosis & Bachelors in Commerce from Jesus & Mary College, Delhi University.
Bridge the gap b/w HR& business outcomes

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Associate Director, Human Resources at Gutenberg and Salwan Media

Dec 2014 - Present

www.thegutenberg.com www.salwanmedia.com

Senior Manager HR at Essel Shyam Communication Ltd.

Feb 2010 - Dec 2014


Crash course in PMP (Project Management Planning)

Mar 2011 - Mar 2012

PGDBM in HR and Finance at Symbiosis

Dec 2002 - Dec 2004

Bachelors in Commerce at Jesus & Mary College, Delhi University

Dec 1997 - Dec 2000


Freelanced as a holistic life trainer for various management and technical Institutes

Invited twice as a Guest Panelist Speaker by ZEE BUSINESS

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