Pallav believes that MeraJob solution of matching job seekers to the requirements of the job, is critical if India has to utilize its demographic dividend effectively.
He believes that aphorism, “give me 6 hours to chop a tree and I will spend the first 4 sharpening the axe”applies to talent acquisition. 90% of the work in recruitment, especially for jobs which receive a large number of applications, is in the pre-screening stage of filtering and shortlisting candidates.
Pallav has held leadership positions in retail banks and local JVs of MNCs since 2000. In his previous role he was the Co-founder & CEO of Fullerton Securities, a greenfield financial services company. Prior to that he has worked with Citibank in India and overseas. He also has experience running JVs in retail financial services viz. JM Morgan Stanley Retail Services and Tata TD Waterhouse.
Pallav holds an MBA from Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), University of Delhi and is a graduate from St. Stephen's College, Delhi University. In the initial part of his career worked in the FMCG industry with Brooke Bond India Ltd. (a Unilever company) and JWT where he acquired a lasting passion for consumer marketing and product development.