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Corporate Development & Human Performance Strategist with Global Exposure
Global Product Leader – Learning & Knowledge Services, Mobile Phone Services, NOKIA.


Bhanu Potta is a Human Performance specialist and provides Strategic Advisory & Consultancy on Education Management & Policy, Learning & Development, Technology Supported Learning, and Knowledge Management across life stages (Startup/Setup, Grow & Mature, Scale & Expand, Partnerships and M&A) for Enterprises/Ecosystems including For-Profits, Non-Profits, Government, Industry organizations, Communities and Societies at large. Bhanu brings along a wealth of experience in mLearning & mEducation having led numerous large scale programs end-to-end from developing & securing mandates in complex multi–stakeholder scenarios to ecosystem design & building to designing & deploying to evaluating to program transfers.


An accomplished Corporate Development Leader, Bhanu has over 17 years of global experience successfully delivering Human Performance outcomes for Global Enterprises and Societal ecosystems. Bhanu has held key global leadership roles at multinationals like NOKIA, Perot Systems (now DELL Services), NIIT and Informatics Group.


Presently Bhanu holds the pivotal global leadership role at Nokia as Global Product Leader – Learning & Knowledge Services for Nokia Life. In this role Bhanu spearheads Research, Design, Strategic Partnership Development and Deployment of Nokia Life’s Learning and Societal Knowledge/Information services portfolio focused on Emerging Markets around topics in Education, Health, Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, Infotainment on Nokia Mobile Phones. Bhanu also provides strategic guidance to Nokia’s Corporate Social Responsibility in Education, Learning & Knowledge Society areas and contributes to few CSR Projects.


Most recently Bhanu was the Associate Director – Knowledge Management at Perot Systems (now DELL Services), where he led the Global Knowledge Management Program, setting it up ground up for internally capability building and grew it into a market facing Advisory & Consulting Practice in a short period of three years.


Bhanu has been an UNESCO’s Expert on Mission for mLearning & mEducation for Asia and Africa regions. Bhanu has academic qualifications in Computer Sciences, Patents, IP & Copyrights and is an Institute of Director’s Certified Independent Director on Boards. Bhanu is well networked into Academia, Development Organizations, Social Ventures and ICT4D organizations. Bhanu is a frequent speaker & panelist at international forums and events. He contributes as co-author in works on Human Performance, Innovation, Education/Learning and Knowledge Management and also lectures on various graduate and postgraduate level courses in Education Management, Information, Content, Knowledge, Innovation, Capability Building & Human Performance. Bhanu makes time to mentor young leaders and guides doctoral and post-doctoral research fellows.