Global hospitality technology platform, OYO, has appointed of Satyadeep Mishra as the chief human resources officer for its technology, product, shared services and international markets teams.
Mishra joins OYO from Jio and brings with him over 20 years of experience in co-creation and execution of people strategy and a track record of end-to-end HR programmes and service delivery management to align with key business priorities.
He previously worked as the HR leader for Jio Platforms Limited and over the last six years has been associated with the transformational growth journey of Jio’s core telecom and digital platform initiatives in retail tech, health tech, media tech, fintech and other domains.
Prior to Jio, he worked with Microsoft, Infosys, Bajaj Finance, Barclays Bank & the Natwest Group (erstwhile RBS). Satyadeep is an alumnus of Xavier Institute of Management.
At OYO, Mishra will lead all aspects of people operations for teams specifically of product, engineering and shared services.
In addition to these, Mishra will also be responsible for teams that serve international markets of OYO including US, UK, LatAm and others.
With OYO’s continued focus on launching new features for its technology products for hotels and homes (Co-OYO App) and customers (OYO App) in 2022, Mishra’s appointment comes at a time as the company scales its data science, design, engineering and product teams.
“To me, the story of OYO is a story of focus, resilience and transformation. I am delighted to be a part of OYO’s journey and super excited to help build a culture of solving problems and creating solutions with a technology-first approach, for our OYOpreneurs, patrons and customers,” said Mishra on his appointment.
“I am excited to welcome Satyadeep to OYO’s management team. I am looking forward to partnering with him in further building and scaling our teams, ” said Ritesh Agarwal, founder and group CEO of OYO.
Mishra’s appointment comes in the backdrop of OYO’s recent announcement of strengthening its technology and product talent pool.
In October 2021, OYO had announced its intent to hire over 300 technology professionals – including software development, engineering and product managers, designers, data scientists across entry-level to senior leadership roles in the coming months. OYO has in the past mentioned that nearly 30% of its workforce now constitutes product and technology experts.