|Prior to joining Swiss Consulting Group, Tapas Sen retired from AT&T after 25 years as chief strategist (corporate, human resources, and labor strategy). His last title was Director of Workplace of the Future, an initiative that received high praise from then US labor secretary Robert Reich.
Born in Calcutta, India, Tapas obtained his M.Sc. degree from the University of Calcutta and a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. His career includes five years at the Indian Statistical Institute as a Research Scholar in Psychometrics and ten years at Bell Laboratories as a technical staff member in speech quality research.
Tapas has served as an advisor to prestigious organizations such as Cornell Advanced Human Resources Society, Work in America Institute and Harvard University Kennedy School Program on Technology Policy and Human Development. Today, he is the Executive Director of the Workforce Development Coordinating Council at Rutgers University, which makes policy recommendations for developing the key competencies the labor force will need in the 21st century. He also serves on the Executive Committee of the New Jersey Governor's State Employment & Training Commission. His specialties are large-scale organizational transformation, ergonomics and Interactive Strategies, a process he developed to assist senior executives in co-creating and implementing effective strategies for high organizational performance.