Levent Arabaci

Chief Transformation Officer (CTrO) Global Operations, GM

Mr. Arabaci has over 25+ years of experience in management and currently serves as a Chief Transformation Officer (CTrO) Global Operations and GM of Human Capital Division at Hitachi Ltd. Mr Arabaci is also a member of Board of Directors in HAL. Mr. Arabaci is responsible for driving and executing the transformation across HR, Finance, IT and Procurement and tasked with creating first ever Hitachi GBS across the enterprise.

Prior to Hitachi Ltd., Mr. Arabaci held senior level positions at Hitachi Data Systems (Vantara), Cisco Systems Inc., Nestle, and Pepsi Co. in various functions such as operations, finance, internal audit and primarily human resources. His unique background brings a business acumen that is unusual among human resources professionals.

Mr. Arabaci holds a Master’s degree in General Management from the University of Istanbul, and an MBA in Marketing from the California State University, San Bernardino. He is a member of various advisory boards and earned awards and recognition for the work he has produced in various positions during his career. The awards include the Best Plan Effectiveness in 2002, and the Best Use of Technology in 2003 from the Global Equity Organization (GEO) for the systems and programs he designed in the field of compensation. He also received the “Global HR Leadership” award from the Asia Pacific HRM Congress in 2008 for his contribution to the HR field and exemplary leadership in the global landscape. In May 2009, Mr. Arabaci has received the “Functional Excellence in HR” from the HR Symposium in the Silicon Valley for the work he produced in the areas of HR Shared Services and business partnership.

During Mr. Arabaci’s tenure, Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) was recognized as the best place to work in 2009, 2010, and 2012. In addition, HDS was listed on the Fortune 100 “Best Companies to Work For” in 2012, and was recognized as the top 40 “Best Companies for Leaders” in 2012.


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Day 1: Dec 7, 2021

11:10 am

11:10 am

OPENING KEYNOTE: THE NEW WORLD OF WORK

Navigate the Future of Work in a Post-Pandemic World with the Help of People Analytics

If COVID-19’s disruption to the working world has taught us anything, it is that existing workforce models needed to change. Employers must now put people first and provide more flexible working arrangements in order to stay competitive. Accelerate the deployment of people analytics within your organization and:

  • Gain insight into how your employees feel about their jobs and working with your organization.
  • Develop a data-driven strategy to retain top talent.
  • Harness the power of people analytics to drive organizational performance and thrive in the post-pandemic world.

Power your HR strategy with people analytics and tackle the Future of Work.

Day 2: Dec 8, 2021