HR Director and CFO (Chief Fun Officer)
Not many times we come across working professionals whose passion matches their profession. Murali is one such professional who lives a dream on and off work every single day.
He is currently HR Director and CFO (Chief Fun Officer) for Cap Gemini India.
A role and designation that you don’t come across often in Corporate India and also people long to be doing as their work.
With over 16 years of Industry experience spanning employee engagement, events, marketing, branding and internal communication, Murali’s current roles involves spreading fun over the lives of 100000 employees and their families, and hence making Capgemini a fun place to work at.
This role has given him the flexibility to do something path breaking that the industry has never witnessed,
Be it getting into the Guinness book of Records for ideating and performing the single largest Bollywood dance lesson: where he made 4200 employees come together and perform the largest Bollywood dance live.
The fun Monday initiative called Thank God It’s Monday that he runs where a band, plays live music every Monday during lunch time for a packed cafeteria. It has crossed over 530 Mondays in a row now. The event also has a special place in the Limca Book of records as the longest running show in corporate India.
Murali is also a much sought after name in the event industry as an emcee. Popularly known as Mike Murali in the events world
With over 1300 stage shows as a host in over 13 countries in 15 years there are few who can match up this quantity and quality on stage.
youtube has many stories to share about this stage revelation!
Murali also was associated with the BCCI to be a stadium host doing commentary for the t20 world cup that happened in India in 2016 for international t20 world cup matches.
Murali is also an avid scrabble player and plays for the C division in International tournaments and has a keen passion for teaching and is a professor at few reputed colleges in Bangalore.
Truly Mike Murali is a happy mascot spreading joy for a living and is a jack of many trades and the master of FUN!