Leapsome, a US-based HR Tech platform, has announced the appointment of Luck Dookchitra as the Global VP of People and Culture, with immediate effect.
Joining the leadership team, Dookchitra will report to co-founder and co-CEO Jenny Podewils. She brings over 15 years of core HR expertise and global SaaS experience to the role. Her expertise will enrich the company culture and align it further with people enablement principles. She will oversee strategic initiatives that bolster employee development, foster a feedback-rich environment, and promote career growth across departments. She will also play an instrumental role in driving global talent strategies for the organization.
In her previous roles, Luck served Teachable as the VP of People, Modern Meadow as the VP of People & Operations, and Spotify as the Global HR Business Partner and Head. With her expertise, she navigated change management through transitions to remote work and international integration while establishing impactful DEIB programs.
Welcoming Dookchitra to the leadership board, Jenny said, “We are delighted to welcome Luck to Leapsome as our first VP People. Luck’s commitment to exceptional leadership aligns seamlessly with our core values, making her the ideal person to define the next chapter of best practices in people operations and organizational growth. As we continue to extend our global reach and strengthen our leadership team, Luck’s expertise will be invaluable. Together, we look forward to setting new standards in making work fulfilling for everyone, everywhere.”
Dookchitra added, “Leapsome’s mission to make work fulfilling, based on a powerful technology platform and a team of people who care about how and why we work, is inspiring. The founders, Jenny and Kajetan, are visionaries who care about the people, the product, and the customers, and define the future of work in ways that motivate the new workforce while also building a solid business. I am incredibly excited to join Leapsome and look forward to leveraging my experience and partnering with the amazing team to contribute meaningfully to this important mission.”