Vaclav Koranda Joined 18/01/2022
Ordinary 2y
Business Coaching, Career Coaching, Executive Coaching
Biographical Info
Vaclav Koranda was born in the Czech Republic. He has more than 20 years of experience in the field of human resources, and got his first HR Director role at the relatively early age of 27. Since then, he has held several executive roles in the area of Human Resources, namely in the Information and Communication Technology industry, in Europe and Asia. For a significant part of his career his role also included regional responsibility, mainly for the region of Central/Eastern Europe. He also served as a member of the Sector Council for Information Technology and Telecommunications in Czech Republic. Vaclav holds a master’s degree in Work & Organizational Psychology from Charles’ University in Prague and is also a certified PRINCE2 Practitioner, Certified Human Resource Practitioner (CHRP) by MIHRM and a SHRM Senior Certified Professional. He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management and Organization Development Network Malaysia, as well as the Malaysian Association of Certified Coaches. In 2018, he received a "CHRO of the Year" award from Employer Branding Institute in India. In 2019, he was named among "101 Global HR Heroes" by the World HRD Congress in Mumbai and received the HR Leader 2019 award from the Malaysian Institute of Human Resource Management. In 2020, he was named one of the most influential HR leaders in Malaysia. In 2022, he was named an Adjunct Professor at Taylor’s University in Malaysia, ranked as the no. 1 private university in Southeast Asia for three consecutive years, and among the top 1% of the most influential universities globally. Vaclav is passionate about the development of humans and technology, and their interactions, as well as related topics like digitization, future of work, performance management and reinventing HR in general. He is a regular speaker at major HR conferences and events around the world, has been featured in The CEO Magazine, and is a regular contributor to main HR media like ETHRWorld (from The Economic Times), Human Resources Online, People Matters, and others. In 2022, he authored a book "HR Digital Transformation".