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AltoVita proudly hosted the inaugural edition of AltoTalks India in Bengaluru: Navigating New Travel & Mobility Trends Through Technology.

This pioneering event introduced AltoVita's vision to the vibrant Indian market, a testament to our commitment to expanding the horizons of global mobility and business travel.



08:00 - 09:00: Registration & Breakfast
09:00 - 09:15: Welcome and opening remarks

Vivi Cahyadi Himmel, CEO, AltoVita

Karolina Saviova, COO, AltoVita

09:15 - 09:40: Rising to the Sustainability Data Challenge

Panel discussion moderated by Shradha Batra Mithal, AltoVita

How do global mobility and business travel managers harness technology to select accommodation that aligns with their corporation’s sustainability goals?

Guia Trinidad, Talent Mobility Partner, Stripe

Sus Banerjee, Head of Commercial and Operations, TruTrip

Suvarna Mishra, CHRO, Sodexo

Naveen Marshal, Senior Manager Global Mobility, Siemens

09:40 - 10:05: Fireside Chat: Blending Data With a Human Touch — AltoInsights Preview
Vivi Cayhadi Himmel, CEO, AltoVita

Kerwin Guillermo, HR Compliance Global Mobility, HPE

10:05 - 10:20: Coffee Networking Break
10:20 - 10:45: Innovative Accommodation Sourcing

Panel Discussion moderated by Peggy Ng, AltoVita

What are the solutions that drive innovation to help mobility and travel managers access diverse accommodation types, and still maintain the highest safety standards and drive savings in a cost-conscious landscape?

Arabelle Chaw, Director Global Account Management, Sirva

Spencer Reynolds, Takeda Pharmaceuticals

10:45 - 11:10: Data-Driven Approaches to Talent Strategies

Fireside chat: Jingpei Lin, AltoVita, and 
Rowen Wong, Regional APAC Manager, WHR Global.

How can global mobility management programs better use data intelligence to establish the link between talent development, retention and relocations?

11:10 - 11:20: Coffee Break
11:20 - 11:50: Roundtables
There will be three 30-minute roundtable discussions held simultaneously (each hosted by an expert) that focus on specific topics. We'll then spend a short period of time discussing any feedback or findings from each group.
11:20 - 11:50: Roundtable 1: Embedding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in your Program

Effective strategies to infuse diversity, equity and inclusion within a corporate housing program, and how to implement them.

Host: Mario Ferraro, Global Leader, Client Strategy, ITX

11:20 - 11:50: Roundtable 2: Evolving Travel & Mobility Policies With Smarter Technology

How can businesses leverage artificial intelligence to create a modern global talent mobility and travel management programme?

Host: Shradha Batra Mithal, AltoVita

11:20 - 11:50: Roundtable 3: Uniting Business Travel and Global Mobility
Making the case for greater collaboration between two differing departments.

Host: Selena Shen, Manager, Client Services, Altair Global
11:50 - 12:20: Roundtable Feedback
12:20 - 13:30: Closing remarks & Lunch
The AltoVita team will close the event and we'll spend some time over lunch networking.
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AltoTalks: Where local insights meet global excellence

AltoVita presents AltoTalks, a series of intimate regional events designed to foster a community of thought leaders in the global mobility and business travel sectors. These smaller-scale regional events are tailored to facilitate meaningful interactions among a curated group of professionals, from corporate travel managers to relocation experts, and industry innovators.

By participating in AltoTalks, attendees not only contributed to the collective expertise of the community, but also gained an in-depth understanding of AltoVita's local vision and its role in shaping the future of corporate accommodation. These events serve as a platform for AltoVita to present its forward-thinking approach and innovative solutions tailored to each specific region's needs.

Our Speakers

Ravi Kumar Murthy
Ravi Kumar Murthy

Global Mobility Partner

Mukta Palsay

Director Global Mobility Shared Services

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Padmaja Palekar

Global Mobility Manager

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Carol Fergus
Carol Fergus

Director of Global Travel, Events and Ground Transportation

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Sharmila Ragoovaran

Director of Account Management

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Purnamala Devi

Assistant Manager - Global Travel

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Prasanna Aravamudhan
Prasanna Aravamudhan

Associate Vice President, Senior Principal – Global Immigration


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