Author Profile

Kaustav Dey

Kaustav Dey

Sr Director Analyst

5 years at Gartner,  10 years' experience

Location:  United Kingdom  |  Language(s):  English, Indian - Bengali, Indian - Hindi

Roles and Responsibilities

Kaustav Dey is a Senior Director within Gartner for General Managers team. Kaustav advises senior leaders at technology and service provider client firms on the development of their talent strategies and HR issues. Mr. Dey works closely with technology provider executive leaders and HR team (both talent acquisition and engagement) in regular calls and workshops to improve the effectiveness of these departments. He has 15 years of experience in the IT, manufacturing and retail industry based in India, Russia, Netherlands, Luxembourg and United Kingdom. He has years of experience as a HR business partner to senior leaders of different functions. He is highly experienced working in all aspects of HR which includes developing talent strategies, performance management, training and development, HR transformation, M&A and right sizing.


Previous Experience

Mr. Dey is an experienced professional with an in-depth knowledge of HR best practices and all aspects of retail, human resource, and office administrative purposes, working in large corporate organizations. He is adept at directing HR policies, disciplinary action and compensation structure, as well as accomplishing outcomes and forming value by active employment management and solutions. He is a people-focused HR business partner, with proven track record of strategic and operational management of employees to achieve potentials and growth objectives through strategy alignment, workforce planning, and performance development. He possesses strong communication, leadership, interpersonal abilities to boost teamwork synergies with equals across diverse functional teams. He has proven expertise in mergers and acquisitions, talent acquisition and management, training development and facilitation, performance management and evaluation, disciplinary staff reviews/analysis, relationship building and management, leadership/organisational development and volume data analysis and decision support.

Professional Background

  • Amazon, Senior HR Business Partner, 3 years
  • Unilever, Senior Manager HR, 8 years
  • Wipro Technologies, Talent Engagement and Development Manager, 3 years


  • Bachelor of Science - Industrial Chemistry
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur
  • PGD in PM&IR (MBA Equivalent)
  • Xavier Labor Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur