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Yellow.ai Appoints Neeru Mehta As Its First Chief Human Resource Office

Yellow.ai is strengthening its leadership team with a special focus on people and talent to support its aggressive expansion plans Leadership team grows by 50 percent across markets in the last two quarters

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Yellow.ai, the world’s leading next-gen total experience (TX) automation platform today announced that it has appointed Neeru Mehta as its first Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO). This top management hire comes on the heels of the brand announcing its aggressive plans to expand globally and hire talent across verticals.

As the CHRO, Neeru will be tasked with strengthening the employer branding strategy and people culture at Yellow.ai, especially for new regions and bolstering the leadership team that has grown by 50 percent across markets in the last two quarters. With a workforce that is already 700+ people strong, Yellow.ai is set to cross the milestone of 1000 employees globally by 2022. With Neeru Mehta joining as CHRO, Yellow.ai will ramp up its hiring plans with a clear goal of replicating its people first culture across the new markets that the company is expanding into, including Southeast Asia, the US, the Middle East, and Latin America.

Neeru Mehta joins Yellow.ai with 22 years of experience across diverse roles including Human Resources, Consulting, Project Management and philanthropy. She is also a certified coach in leadership and transition coaching. Prior to joining Yellow.ai, Neeru was the Senior Vice President- Global Head - Organisation Effectiveness for Global Logic, a Hitachi Group Company. She also led the CSR initiatives at GlobalLogic. Neeru has also carried out senior leadership roles at HCL Technologies and Birlasoft.

Raghu Ravinutala, CEO and Co-founder, Yellow.ai, said, “We’re delighted to have Neeru on-board as our first ever CHRO.  As we scale rapidly across markets, our key priority is to build a future ready organization that can navigate the opportunities and challenges of the conversational AI landscape. With Neeru at the helm of our people strategy, we are confident that she will continue to drive aspiration for Yellow.ai in the market and build  a diverse, empowered and engaged workforce with the right capabilities and skill sets.” 

Speaking on her appointment, Neeru Mehta, CHRO, Yellow.ai added, “I am thrilled to be a part of a brand as young and thriving as Yellow.ai, as the company gears up for rapid global expansion. I look forward to engaging and working with teams across the board to strengthen our people capital and continue to build on Yellow.ai’s culture of innovation, creativity and openness. I am positive that together, we will  make Yellow.ai an aspirational benchmark for the tech talent ecosystem.”

Over the past year, Yellow.ai has grown 470% in recurring revenue adding more than 300 people across the globe, with 80% of the total workforce based in India. The company has already announced that it is going to hire talents across verticals including sales, marketing, service and core engineering such as product and platform development with 20% opportunities earmarked for freshers. 


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