The Team

Pakzad Nussirabad

Executive Director – People (Group Human Resources)


Pakzad leads the People team at Nexdigm, where his primary role is that of a catalyst and enabler who ensures harmonious alignment between people strategy and the goals of the organization. He applies his deeper understanding of information technology when it comes to solutioning, however, he ensures an optimal balance between automation and the human interface. Pakzad maintains a continual focus on optimizing the employee value proposition with the end goal of becoming an ‘Employer of Choice’. He has also worked on assignments related to the HR Advisory or Services for global clients.

Pakzad has worked in various capacities, ranging from mid to senior leadership, with some of the biggest companies, including TATA Group, Firstsource Solutions (formerly ICICI OneSource) and Accenture. Having worked in various sectors for over 20 years, including Accounting, Agrochemical, Business Process Management (ITeS), Financial Services, Hospitality, Management Consulting, Pharmaceutical, and Retail. Pakzad brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in managing people-related domains of acquisition, lifecycle management, organizational development, and learning & development.

Pakzad focuses on bringing diverse people and groups together towards a common purpose, therein applying a collaborative leadership style that serves especially well in driving organizational change and development initiatives.

Pakzad believes that as a professional, growth comes from sharing, imbibing, and exercising industry best practices. In pursuance of this belief, he partakes in different forums and events organized by Nexia, SHRM, World HRD Congress (Sustainable HR Leader 2020 & Influential HR Leader 2017), People Matters, LinkedIn (Thought Leader 2017), and CEO Insights (Top 10 CPO 2021) amongst many others. Pakzad is an active member of IFCCI HR Committee (VP FY 17-18), IMA CHRO Forum, and SHRM.

Pakzad holds a Master’s in Business Administration with a distinction from Cardiff Metropolitan University. He is a Marshall Goldsmith Certified Coach. He has also completed the Mercer M&A Ready Executive Development Program and the Franklin Coveys Principle Centered Leadership Course. Pakzad emphasizes on lifelong learning, to continually augment self-proficiency and introduce contemporary best practices suited to the organization. 

Pakzad believes that balance is important when it comes to our personal, professional, and family life. On the personal front, he is a music enthusiast, an avid technophile, and an occasional gamer. Another passion of his is self-discovery and he invests a substantial amount of time on understanding himself better through reading, meditation, new sports, or stimulating interactions with friends or mentors. However, in recent times, his 3-year-old has taken center-stage when it comes to his other interests.

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