Pegasystems has announced the appointment of Smriti Mathur as senior director and head of people organisation, India. Mathur will be responsible for ensuring a diverse and inclusive work culture at the software company, while driving a strong people strategy that leverages technology to meet business agility and outcomes.
The Company has some robust plans in the pipeline to acquire quality talent for this year and Mathur will be spearheading these plans. She will provide strategic direction towards attracting, developing, and retaining the best talent in the industry and delivering digital innovation to the world’s leading organisations.
Prior to this role, Mathur was vice president – HR at Delloite, and she led the talent strategy for global businesses across India, Australia, North-South Europe and Canada. She has also worked with Microsoft for seven years where she was instrumental in setting up a global delivery centre in Chongqing, China.
Mathur comes with 20 years of experience and her areas of expertise include business advisory, talent acquisition, performance management, and learning & development.
Excited to join Pega during this dynamic period of business growth, Mathur looks forward to “growing, strengthening, and cultivating our employee community here while transforming the talent strategies to build a winning workforce for Pega India’s next phase of expansion.”
Suman Reddy, managing director, Pegasystems India, shares that “India is pivotal to Pega’s growth plans” and talent is its unique proposition in ensuring agility and responsiveness to clients in the digital world. She points out that “the best minds in the industry enable us to deliver innovative software that crushes business complexity” and “with a proven track record of leading digitally-driven, transformative talent strategies”, she is confident that Mathur “will bring valuable experience to Pega as we continue to grow and innovate in India.”
Mathur holds a degree in applied psychology from Delhi University and a global executive MBA from the Indian School of Business (ISB) with international immersions at The Wharton School and Kellogg School of Management in the US, and CEIBS in China.