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Jacob Peter

Position: Chief HR Officer, Sterling Holiday Resorts


Jacob Peter is a trained marketing professional who began the first leg of his career in sales and business development. He was associated with market stalwarts such as GE Capital and Sun Microsystems. After 10 years in the field, he moved on to HR consulting with Hay Group first, followed by KPMG. He strongly believes that HR professionals should be "Change Leaders" and must have a strong grounding in business to enable them to drive large-scale business transformation.

Jacob now helms the Human Resource office at Sterling Holidays, a Fairfax Group company. He also ran his own restaurant in Bengaluru called Dal FryDay between 2006 and 2010.