With his expertise each as an entrepreneur and an HR chief, Bansal will play a key function in serving to the corporate scale company relations. He can even contribute in the direction of shaping a powerful and compelling company model for Sunstone inside the HR neighborhood because it scales.
Bansal is enthusiastic about human capital and the way know-how shapes the workforce as we speak. He is the co-founder and CEO at PeopleStrong, an HR and workforce know-how firm. With over 20 years of expertise in HR features at massive company homes, he brings broad expertise in main strategic initiatives within the HR area.
Before establishing PeopleStrong in 2005, Bansal labored with the Aricent Group, the place he was part of the founding staff of the corporate’s BPO division. He was additionally beforehand the founding father of The HR Fund, India’s first VC fund devoted to investments in HR, and has now co-founded Work10M, a fund specializing in the new-age workforce.
The appointment comes at a time when Sunstone is seeking to strengthen its efforts in creating industry-ready professionals and constructing its community of schools throughout a number of cities. The firm is hiring extensively throughout know-how, development, educational design, curriculum growth, and company relations groups to solidify its place in delivering industry-ready increased schooling programmes.
“The education segment in India is probably one of the few industry segments that has been missing ‘outcome orientation’ amongst the players. For the first time, this became a reality; the company is at a crucial juncture today and is defining how we will look at education in the coming years,” Bansal advised ET.
“With his extensive knowledge and experience in the HR domain, Pankaj will help guide the strategic direction of our company to build an even better offering for corporates. He brings with him a legacy of creating corporate-centric strategies and we look forward to working with him on the many opportunities and challenges that lie ahead,” stated Piyush Nangru, co-founder, Sunstone Eduversity.
Recently, the startup raised Rs. 24 crore in Series A funding. It acquired 10,000+ purposes this yr in comparison with 2,500 final yr, and has enrolled 1000 college students this yr, a 3x development over final yr.