Shelly Singh

Co-Founder & Chief Business Officer - PeopleStrong

Shelly Singh is the Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer at PeopleStrong. One of India's very few woman HR entrepreneurs who decided to take a plunge early on, she has been a key driver in building PeopleStrong's scale and repute. She has been instrumental in establishing PeopleStrong's strong brand in the HR solutions space globally. She has inspirationally led the team in thought, spirit and conviction in building some of the 'firsts' for PeopleStrong customers. At PeopleStrong, she has been instrumental in formulating and actualizing strategic business plans, designing and implementing competitive, innovative and integrated HR solutions for reputed clients across various industry sectors and levels. A seasoned HR professional with rich experience in setting up HR processes, policies, as well as rolling out end-to-end implementation plans, she has worked with companies like Sony, Aricent Technologies, Hewitt and high-end technology start-ups.

Shelly is the first woman board member at PeopleStrong, along with being on the Board of Wheebox, a next-gen online assessment company. She was also the National Treasurer and Board Member for the National HRD Network (NHRDN) and the first woman executive team member in the NHRDN's leadership team.

Shelly is a renowned thought leader in the space of HR shared services and HR Technology. She was acknowledged by HRO Today, Asia Pacific forum as "Thought Leader of the year 2014" for contribution in this field. She was also awarded the Young HR Professional Award by NHRDN in 2012 in recognition of her drive for creation, entrepreneurship and her rich experience in the HR Industry. She frequently speaks at various national and international forums on wider HR management subjects including HR shared services, recruitment, and HR technology.
Shelly holds a Master's Degree in HR and International Business from NMIMS, Mumbai and a Bachelor's degree in Physics from Punjab University. Shelly regularly practices yoga and meditation and resides in Gurgaon with her husband and son.