Pega appoints Naznine Tilak as Vice President of DEI&B

Naznine Tilak will lead strategic initiatives for the benefit of Pega’s employees

Low-code platform Pegasystems has appointed Naznine Tilak as vice president of training, development and diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEI&B). 

In her new role, Tilak will spearhead Pega’s efforts to design and implement its short-term and multi-year strategy for its training and development programmes while continuing to execute its DEI&B roadmap.

Tilak brings over 20 years of experience in the field of human resources. She will oversee DEI&B’s functional, learning and development, and talent culture teams. She will also use her creativity and expertise to build DEI&B’s organisational capacity and deliver impactful initiatives that drive inclusion and diversity results.

International experience 

Before joining Pega, she worked at Waters Corporation as the global head of talent management. She has international experience working for companies in various industries, including Santander Bank, State Street, Accenture and MphasiS. 

She also holds two degrees in human resource management, a master’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and an MBA from Christ University in Bangalore.

A women’s rights advocate, she is a board member of Women’s Money Matters, which helps build financial well-being, confidence and security for low-income women and girls through educational workshops and one-on-one coaching. 

She also volunteers as a mentor to provide one-on-one conversations on specific areas and professional mentoring between aspiring women leaders and experienced industry experts.

Kate Parente, Pega’s Human Resources Director, said: “Naznine brings a wealth of experience to this role that will inspire our people to continue living our values.”

Previously, Pega has made great strides in nurturing a culture of diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging that has helped them adapt and grow. Now, they want to strengthen their organisation on many different levels. 

Naznine Tilak added: “I look forward to helping accelerate these initiatives for the benefit of our employees, customers and the wider business community.”

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