Prasad Rajappan

Founder & MD, ZingHR

A leader in the HR Tech industry, Prasad Rajappan is the Founder and Managing Director of ZingHR – an employee-centric Hire to Rehire Cloud HCM Platform that empowers your people to drive measurable business outcomes. With over 30 years of rich industry experience spanning ERP, operations, business process re-engineering, information systems and human resources, he is steering ZingHR to become a market leader in HR technology.

Before founding ZingHR in 2014, Prasad held senior management positions at Mahindra & Mahindra, Ernst & Young and Reliance in Business Process Re-engineering (BPR), Change Management LEAN and SAP projects. He was a part of the SAP Project Directorate at Reliance, which managed more than 30 SAP implementations across various industry verticals such as Petrochemicals, Energy and others.

At ZingHR, Prasad is driving HR innovation using Lean practices and a proprietary ‘Purpose vs. Means Framework’ to deliver tangible business outcomes, including EBITDA margins. This patented methodology is referred to as ‘OutcomationTM.’ Enabling forward-looking human resources practices, ZingHR is pioneering HR transformation to meet People, Profit and Planet goals with Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) led OKRs and KPIs.

Over the years, Prasad has infused his enthusiasm for innovation and transformative change into ZingHR’s identity & culture and made sure his team views challenges as opportunities. Under his guidance, ZingHR has successfully caters to over 2 million active users and established its presence across India, Singapore, the Middle East and Africa.