Sharma Lachu

Founder and CEO of Accendo Technologies

A skilled leader in Human Capital Management, known for his strategic vision and innovation in talent management and business growth.

About the Expert

Sharma Lachu, the driving force behind Accendo Capital as its Founder and Group CEO, skillfully guides the company’s strategic direction and daily operations throughout Southeast Asia. His focus lies in crafting cutting-edge Human Capital Management solutions. Before taking the helm at Accendo Capital, Sharma was instrumental in launching Accendo Technologies, an enterprise that carved its niche in HR Analytics and Talent Intelligence, marking his return from Australia in 2008. His leadership prowess is further evidenced through his roles as managing director and executive director across the Accendo portfolio, demonstrating his broad expertise in the industry.

Prior to his foray into Accendo, Sharma made significant contributions to the talent measurement domain at PreVisor in Sydney, overseeing strategic account consulting. His efforts led to successful high-profile assessment projects, including global hiring campaigns and people strategy overhauls for prominent banks. Earlier in his career, Sharma worked with recruitment agencies, refining people strategies in various countries, showcasing his extensive global perspective and deep insight into talent management.

Sharma’s professional journey is adorned with accolades, including the Asia Pacific Entrepreneur Award in 2017 for outstanding growth, and steering Accendo to secure a spot in Deloitte’s Fastest 500 growing Tech companies in 2019. Under his direction, Accendo has earned prestigious recognitions from Training Industry and Gartner for its innovative practices in Diversity, Equality, Inclusion, Talent Mobility, and Career Pathing. These honours underscore Sharma’s dedication to harnessing data for impactful insights and his contribution to the advancement of human capital management.