Leadership Team

Benedict Nirmal
Co Founder / Managing Partner

Benedict is the co- founder and managing partner of TriUnionTech, a boutique search firm focused on hiring transformational leaders for global clients. Has facilitated, coordinated the creation of these leaders for a number of companies across India and across the world. The last 15 years he has worked in creating this community of people, and helping them identify their dream jobs across different industries, Technology, Telecom, Financial Services, Manufacturing, and Engineering.

A domain expert in leadership hiring in the ICT space, offers distinctive and customized solutions to his customers, which includes Big Data, Cloud, E-Commerce, IOT and mobility solutions. His previous stint had been at ABC Consultants, Manpower, Randstad at various leadership levels handling regions, and P&L responsibilities. Has a great interest in new age technology and how they transform the digital world. Passionate about adventure sports and travelling.

Jude Patrick

Jude Patrick is a co-founder of TriunionTech, has got close to 18 years of Techno-Managerial experience having architected many products and solutions. He was instrumental in managing multi-million dollar projects in more than 10 European countries. He has travelled extensively during that period to interact directly with customers.  A good listener who demands, excellence at every step from his team. His business strategy has led to strong partnerships and has been instrumental in expanding our service portfolio to various verticals. He has worked in capacity as Technical Architect, General Manager in companies like, Megasoft HCL Technologies, SIP Tech, British Airways, Motorola and Sun Microsystems. His insight and deep understanding about complex ecosystem of product development, intuitive understanding of customer requirement and emphasis on innovative approach has formed a creative team to package a viable solution for businesses.

Kalpana Vasan
Business Head – Executive Search

A Post Graduate in Public relations and Administration from Madras University, has more than 12 years of exposure in Talent Identification. Passionate and Versatile search consultant with extensive experience in Leadership hiring and Cross Border Recruitments. Hands-on experience in identifying talents for middle and senior levels for various MNCs as well as Start up's. An able communicator with excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an eye for Client Engagement and Relationship, have worked closely with Key decision makers across many clients. Capable of identifying Greenfield projects and worked collaboratively with client and partners to bring in value to entire value chain.

Since inception with Triuniontech and previous engagements with Skytech solutions, IT Solutions, and other consulting firms,Kalpana's areas of Expertise includes -  Executive Level/Sales Leadership hiring, Team Management, Client Management,  Social Media Networking, Sourcing.

HR Advisory

David Istacky

David Istacky serves as the Founder & Director at Blue Waters Consulting, a contemporary executive search firm that assists its clients with domestic and transnational executive search and advisory services. With over 22 years of profession experience, spanning across product, solutions and services companies, David has played key roles in business development and service delivery, in India at across several countries. He comes with a solid cross cultural work experience and exposure and has a fine understanding of the challenges on the ground related hiring executive talent in different countries across the Americas, EMEA, China, South East Asia and Oceania region.

David is known to build lasting relationships and is adept at managing expectations and negotiations. He is a passionate Executive Recruiter who has made significant contributions into the lives and the careers of several leaders over the years. On his last assignment, David was the Head of Talent Acquisition function for Elgi Equipments Limited, prior to Elgi he was a Vice President with the Cornerstone India Consulting (A Cornerstone International Group Company). His experience spans across the Telecom, IT, Manufacturing and Engineering practices.

David is also the Managing Trustee of an NGO called The Good Sam Foundation, that lends a helping hand to men and women whose lives have been wrecked by a personal tragedy, accident, depression, unemployment, debt, addictions, abuse etc. This organization helps people break through their situations and sets them up to embrace life again.

Prasannan Babu

Accomplished 20+ years of experienced HR Leader who has strong understating in championing cross-functional HR programs to resolve business issues and contribute to organizational success. Strategic HR Service Delivery in areas like HR Shared Services, HR Generalist, HR Operations, Talent Management, Compensation, Resource Management Talent Acquisition and Benefits in multi-cultural environment. Demonstrated success in driving business performance through strong partnerships with key stakeholders, which resulted in being recognized as a thoughtful leader. On his last assignment Prasannan was heading HR Operations ( SSC) in capacity as Vice President. Earlier worked with CSS CORP, GE.

Virdhachallam Lakshmanan

An astute professional with nearly 17 years of extensive experience in Human Resource Management. Expert in delivering sustained organizational growth in dynamic environments, establishing structure, building employee value, driving vision and achieving critical strategic goals. Hands-on experience in developing innovative HR initiatives to streamline processes and capitalize on organizational growth opportunities. A keen strategist with a flair for designing and implementing innovative strategies and HR interventions for accelerated growth of the organization. Spearheaded operations as a HR Generalist with rich expertise in various facets of HR, viz. Talent Acquisition, Organization Capability Building, Employee Cost, Performance Management, etc. An enterprising leader with the ability to motivate personnel towards achieving organizational objectives and adhering to industry best practices. His last engagement has been with K7 Computing Vice president Human Resources, earlier worked with Marg, Pantaloons, Parryware. Virdh heads the HR Consulting practice in TriUnionTech.