Sunil Puri

Sunil Puri

APAC Director - Research, Innovation, & Product Development, CCL

Sunil Puri is the Asia-Pacific director of research, innovation, and product development at the Center for Creative Leadership. He is a seasoned leadership and human capital researcher and thought leader with over 20 years of experience across large global organizations. Prior to CCL, he served as head of Research and Insights at the Human Capital Leadership Institute (HCLI), set up by the Singapore government to drive the global Asian leadership initiative. Sunil also spent over eight years at CEB's (erstwhile Corporate Executive Board) India office, with key responsibility of engaging and advising heads of HR in top 100 organisations on diverse strategic HR areas such as employee engagement and retention, performance management, HiPO development, succession planning, organisation design, and employment value proposition. Sunil has authored several research studies including Imagining Asia 2030: Future-Fluent Asian Leader, Architecting Future-Fluent Culture: Critical Role of Human Resources, Developing Global Asian Leaders: From Local Stars to Global CXOs, CHRO 3.0: Preparing to Lead the Future HR Function in Asia, HR Leadership Stall Points, Developing Next-Generation Indian Business Leaders: The Keys to Success, 7 Myths of Leadership Development in Asia. In 2015, he co-edited a book titled Human Capital Insights: Inspiring Practices from Asia, for Asia. Sunil is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, India, and Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, India.