Narayan Thammaiah

Narayan Thammaiah


Narayan R Thammaiah is a performance driven professional with close to 20 years of expertise in Strategic Transformational People Practices.

He currently works with Accel Partners as Chief People Officer. He actively engages with the Accel portfolio companies for consulting on array of human capital issues including Talent Management, Talent Development and Search strategy.

Narayan has worked with large corporates as well as startups previously. His last stint was with Capillary Technologies where he was managing the People Practice and Talent practice across locations. Prior to Capillary, he was the Director, Human Resources for APAC and Europe at Rambus Inc. where he was responsible for organizing the company, its strategic roadmap to create a center of excellence and build an organization for growth and its culture of innovation. Narayan also has extensive experience working with organizations such as AT&T, GBS, iPass, Cosystems and Qualcomm (Spike Technologies). He holds Post-Graduation degree in Human Resources and Executive Education from ISB. He is also a lifetime member of NHRD.

Narayan is a fitness freak, marathoner and has run for Auroville, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai 21K marathons in 2 hours. While he is not working he is busy climbing mountains, trekking and rafting.