Prasad Rajappan

Founder & CEO, ZingHR

Prasad Rajappan is the Founder & CEO of ZingHR - a global enterprise cloud applications provider for Human Capital Management (HCM). ZingHR has successfully empowered over 7,00,000 users across 550+ companies worldwide with 24+ HRMS modules.

ZingHR's disruptive innovations for the modern workplace include - Machine Learning for Recruitment, Robotic Interviews, Digital Onboarding, Artificial Intelligence enabled Chatbot, Face Recognition for real-time employee authentication, Zero Touch Payroll for real-time payroll processing with ZERO efforts, gamified and personalized learning with Zing Learn, Power BI embedded for HR Analytics, Geo-fencing and tagging for the mobile workforce.

In 2002, Prasad founded, for e-filing Income Tax returns, for the Department of Income Tax, GoI. He also founded Cnergyis - an enterprise HR Technologies, Outsourcing and Services Company, in 2000.

Prasad has over 25 years of experience in ERP, Operations, Business Process Reengineering, Information Systems and Human Resources. He has held a number of senior management positions at reputed companies like Reliance Industries, Ernst & Young, and Mahindra & Mahindra. He was a part of the SAP Project Directorate at Reliance, which managed more than 30 SAP implementations across various industry verticals like Petrochemical, Energy, Retail, Life Sciences etc.

His stint with the automobile giant Mahindra and Mahindra Limited as Senior Manager - Business Process Reengineering, gave him exposure to different functions like Production Planning, Operations, Information Systems, Human Resources and Business Process Reengineering. 

He is a Production Engineer and has earned an MBA degree from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, (NMIMS) in (HR, Operations).