About PeopleWorks Hr & Payroll Services 

PeopleWorks is a technology company offering our immensely successful flagship product PeopleWorks HCM which is a trendsetter in the Human Capital Management Automation segment.

Headquartered in Bengaluru, PeopleWorks is the coming together of excellence in HR Management, Technology and Business Growth. Armed with an in-depth experience in HR Management and Market Leadership in payroll solutions for over a decade, our large customer base is testimony to the benchmark we have set in the industry.

PeopleWorks is led by an enviable pedigree of visionary leadership, supported by an innovative HR technology team and driven by a robust customer service philosophy. Our HCM Solution was born out of a single vision of enabling businesses (both large and small), with a simple and relevant Human Capital Management Solution. The objective is to support the people management function in organizations, so that employees can emerge as an inspired workforce for collaborative business success.



HCM Solutions



  • CEOs - view a single dashboard to make employee related decisions
  • CFOs - manage better cash flows with HCM investment
  • HR Managers - streamline HR processes and save HR time and cost
  • Project/Line Managers - manage efficient workflows and project schedules
  • Department Heads - ensure department productivity and track performances
  • Employees - reduce dependency on the HR Department with a self-service portal

Leadership Team

The leadership team at PeopleWorks believe in product innovation and customer delight. The leadership vision to develop a world-class HCM solutions is also guided by their vast understanding of the industry and customer needs.

Vaishakh Kelkar, COO

An MBA in Marketing Management and a 20 year career in sales & marketing, business development, brand building & advertising, has given Vaishakh a 360 degree view of business which helps him in keeping company goals front and centre, while at the same time understanding details of day-to-day operations.

Having worked in Polaris, TCS and Leo Burnett India, Vaishakh as COO brings with him a breadth of experience and a strategic focus. With his ability to think out of the box and a successful record of building motivated and effective teams, the company's growth has been phenomenal.

Vaishakh Kelkar, COO

Krishna Bhat, Chief Technology Officer

Technology veteran Krishna heads the Technology and Product Division at PeopleWorks. Having managed roles and teams at all levels, Krishna's expertise is visible in the way he approaches technology solutions to benefit the customer. PeopleWorks' customer delight philosophy is also driven in the team that he leads.

He has consulted with large corporations right from conceptualisation to product development. His engagements include GE, British Telecom, Securicor Tele sciences to name a few. He is a Certified Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma with a passion for technology and processes. 

Krishna Bhat, Chief Technology Officer

Sanjay Kamath, Sales Head

Sanjay brings with him 24 years of experience in business development, strategic marketing, planning and operations gained regionally and nationally. Working with start-ups and established firms, Sanjay is indeed the right man to lead PeopleWorks forward.

As Head of Sales at PeopleWorks, Sanjay drives and manages different work groups that include Demand Generation, Insider Sales, Field Sales and Channel Sales. Sanjay has successfully grown the business within India and globally, expanded the company's channel partner base, along with building and maintaining strong long-term customer relations.

Sanjay Kamath, Sales Head

Hemant Tathod - Head, Channel Partners and Customer Delight

Hemant joined PeopleWorks in 2010 as National Sales Manager and was a chartered member of PeopleWorks to conceptualize, develop and launch the PeopleWorks HCM Solution across India. Since 2015, he has taken over as the Head of Channel Partners and Customer Delight teams. Hemant is a business leader with a passion for delivering 'What Next' and improving on 'What Now'. He thrives on challenges of creating new businesses, markets, products and processes.

Hemant began his career at Gillette as Sales Manager and moved on to work with Standard Chartered Bank & Barclays, managing varied roles under the umbrella of Sales, Marketing and Product Management.

An alumnus of Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Hemant Tathod completed his graduation in Electrical Engineering with distinction. He has various certification programs to his name, including Six Sigma and Scrum Master.

Hemant Tathod -  Head, Channel Partners and Customer Delight

Kiran Menezes - Head, Implementation and Support

Kiran is incharge of Product Implementation and Support since 2015. He plays a pivotal role in strategizing the implementation process for quick and successful implementation, to ensure an early Return-On-Investment for the customer. He is also responsible for developing and driving the support strategy.

Kiran Menezes is a graduate in Commerce from St. Joseph's College with 22 years of experience. He joined PeopleWorks in 2007 as Assistant Manager and has moved through the ranks. Over the years, he has played various roles in Pre-sales, Service Operations and Customer Success. He holds a domain expertise in Payroll Solutions.

Kiran Menezes - Head, Implementation and Support