Prakash Rao is a highly accomplished Founding Member and Chief Operating Officer at PeopleStrong, a leading HR solutions company. With an impressive career spanning over two decades in the HR industry, Prakash has played a pivotal role in transforming the digital landscape of HR across Asia. His expertise in finding innovative ways to leverage HR technology to create effective and simple solutions has helped companies achieve their strategic goals and improve their HR processes. As COO, Prakash focuses on delivering innovative and effective HR solutions that help their clients achieve their business goals. He has a deep understanding of the Indian HR industry, and is passionate about leveraging technology to simplify HR processes and make them more efficient.
Prior to his current role, Prakash worked with Mphasis, where he successfully managed staffing for their BPO division. Prakash is a sought-after speaker and thought leader, and he frequently presents at national forums on a range of HR management subjects, including HR shared services, recruitment, HR analytics, and HR technology. He has also published numerous articles in leading HR and Business media, showcasing his insights and experience.
Prakash’s academic background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, and he has a keen interest in sports, particularly cricket and football. He resides in Gurgaon with his wife and daughter, and he remains dedicated to solving complex customer problems and fostering a culture of customer centricity.