About Us

Who We Are

KinnectHR is your dedicated HR consulting partner committed to unlocking people potential. With tailored solutions spanning talent acquisition, coaching, assessments, emotional intelligence, leadership development, and technology implementation, our certified consultants guide you towards success. What sets us apart is our personalized approach, understanding each organization's unique needs. Our team of experts collaborates closely with clients, ensuring professionalism, integrity, and exceptional results. At KinnectHR, we strive to be your trusted partner, unlocking your organization's people potential through strategic and customized solutions.

Meet The Team

KinnectHR's Amazing Team

Kamesh Chaganti

Senior HR Leader - Global | People Practitioner | Certified Brain Based Coach - ICF

Pineapple Kamesh Chaganti, a seasoned Senior HR Leader with over two decades of experience, excels in driving global HR strategy. Holding a master’s degree in human resource management, Kamesh is renowned for shaping organizational culture, fostering talent development, and successfully aligning HR initiatives with business objectives. His expertise spans diverse HR functions, including recruitment, employee engagement, and global compensation. Certified as a brain-based coach and a member of ICF, Kamesh seamlessly blends HR leadership, consulting, and coaching skills. Having worked across industries like IT, Manufacturing, Banking, and Media, his significant role as the former Head HR and SVP HR Global for Zee Entertainment highlights his extensive global experience. Recently honored as a top HR leader in the UAE, Kamesh's commitment to excellence underscores his significant impact in shaping organizational success across diverse sectors.

Soha Chahine

ACC, CIPD, CHRMP, MSc HRM Multi-Award-Winning Coach & Corporate Trainer

Pineapple Soha Chahine, a respected figure in corporate training and coaching, brings extensive HR management experience with Global Fortune 500 companies. Renowned for her practical approach, she focuses on key skills like Emotional Intelligence, Resilience, and Leadership. Certified by CIPD, Soha excels in psychometric assessments, including tools like R@W, LCP, EQ-i 2.0 & 360. Beyond guidance, she serves as a catalyst for unlocking potential and fostering success. With multiple awards and active industry involvement, Soha's diverse career reflects a dedication to personal and professional development, shaping individuals and impacting the corporate training landscape.

Dr. Colleen Lightbody

(Also known as “Brain Guru”)
PhD, Mphil, MCC, PGCNL

Pineapple Dr. Colleen Lightbody, a seasoned Personal and Leadership Coach for over 19 years, is a respected Master Coach, Trainer, and International Speaker. With a global reach spanning Asia-Pacific, the United States, Europe, and Africa, she empowers clients from managers to C-Suite executives. Colleen's no-holds-barred coaching style challenges individuals to overcome fears and assumptions, fostering curiosity, courage, and discipline. With over 15,000 hours of experience, her coaching creates a transformative and safe space, delivering tangible outcomes and conscious living for clients.

Sylvia Fernandes

Author | People Engagement| Talent Development | DISC Analyst |Kirkpatrick Certified | Happiness and Mindfulness Coach | Franklin Covey Master Trainer

Pineapple Sylvia Fernandes, a seasoned Learning and Development Expert with over 30 years of experience. As a certified Happiness Coach, Sylvia specializes in crafting training programs for critical roles and leadership interventions. With a proven track record in HR, Learning & Development, and Employee Engagement, she excels in designing engagement programs, talent development strategies, and expertise spanning various domains. Sylvia's multicultural experience includes FMCG, Fashion, Telecom, and Retail sectors across India and the GCC. Certified as a psychometrist Assessor and Trainer, she is dedicated to fostering talent, learning, and growth across all organizational levels. Sylvia's hands-on experience extends to multiple geographies, including Pan India, UAE, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, and Qatar. Discover a seasoned professional passionate about shaping organizational success through effective learning and development strategies

Maitreya Chandrasekaran

Senior HR Leader | Former Global CHRO ENBD, Dubai Islamic Bank, Al Hashar Group

Pineapple Maitreya is an accomplished HR professional with a distinguished career in major Financial Services and FMCG companies in the Middle East. With leadership roles at Standard Chartered Bank, HSBC, Emirates NBD, and Dubai Islamic Bank, Maitreya excels in facilitating business growth across diverse markets. Holding an MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur, he brings a comprehensive skill set in international compensation, corporate governance, and transformational change leadership. As a key member of the Nationalization Committee at ENBD and DIB, Maitreya played a pivotal role in nationalizing critical positions. His proven track record includes designing and implementing Succession Planning, providing strategic guidance on organizational restructuring, workforce planning, and business realignments. Maitreya's impactful contributions to HR leadership, including roles as Global Head of HR Business at Emirates NBD, CHRO at NBD Investment Bank, and Head of Talent Management at Dubai Islamic Bank, underscore his expertise. Explore the wealth of experience and impact Maitreya brings to the realm of HR leadership.

Chandradhar Cherukuvada

Co-Founder and CTO at Deeploop Technologies - Metaverse | Blockchain | NFTs

Pineapple Chandradhar, an accomplished technophile driven by a relentless passion for programming and innovation. With a profound background in computer science, Chandradhar has not only mastered the intricacies of VR, Animation, Game Development, Web Development, and Mobile App Development but has also applied his expertise to architecting diverse AR/VR applications. From revolutionizing virtual meetings and inductions to creating immersive showrooms for sales and marketing, and innovative virtual training programs, Chandradhar's impact is far-reaching. Armed with a bachelor's degree in computer science and having previously contributed to Amazon Development Center as a risk mining investigator, Chandradhar is on a mission to create a positive difference in every project and venture he undertakes.