News: PeopleStrong Co-founder Shelly Singh passes away


PeopleStrong Co-founder Shelly Singh passes away

Shelly was one of the leading names in the HR technology entrepreneurial landscape in India and globally and with her passing away, the HR industry has lost one of its most prominent voices.
PeopleStrong Co-founder Shelly Singh passes away

Shelly Singh, Co-founder of HR tech firm PeopleStrong Co-founder passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2020.  

In a statement, the HR tech firm informed of her untimely demise. Shelly was fighting cancer.


Shelly was also the Chief Business Officer at PeopleStrong. One of India’s very few women HR entrepreneurs who decided to take a plunge early on, she had been a key driver in building PeopleStrong’s scale and repute. She had been instrumental in establishing PeopleStrong’s strong brand in the HR solutions space globally. She had inspirationally led the team in thought, spirit, and conviction in building some of the ‘firsts’ for PeopleStrong customers. At PeopleStrong, she had 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 had worked with companies like Sony, Aricent Technologies, Hewitt, and high-end technology startups.

Shelly was 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. 

With her passing away, the industry has lost a visionary entrepreneur and one of the leading names in the HR technology entrepreneurial landscape in India and globally. May her soul rest in peace.

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