Leapsome Appoints Luck Dookchitra as VP People

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leapsome, the all-in-one intelligent people enablement platform, today announces the appointment of Luck Dookchitra as the company’s first global VP People, effective mid-October 2023. Based in Leapsome’s New York office, Luck also joins the Leapsome leadership team, reporting to co-founder and co-CEO Jenny Podewils

Luck brings a blend of North American HR expertise and global SaaS experience. A Princeton University alum, Luck was VP of People at Teachable, VP People & Operations at Modern Meadow, and Global HR Business Partner and Head of HR, USA at Spotify. At Spotify, Luck was instrumental in creating the Global HRBP structure to support the company’s fast-paced international growth and laid the groundwork for the company’s US operations. At Teachable, she navigated change management through transitions to remote work and international integration while establishing impactful DEIB programs.

Demonstrating her dedication to professional development, she has acquired certifications in Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell University and is a Certified Professional Coach. Luck is a founding member and advisor for TroopHR, a fast-growing national network for HR professionals to learn, connect, and elevate their careers.

As VP People at Leapsome, Luck will enrich 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. Luck will also share her robust HR experience to further refine Leapsome’s products and will drive global talent strategies.

“Leapsome’s mission to make work fulfilling, which is based on a powerful technology platform and a team of people who care about how and why we work, is inspiring,” said Luck Dookchitra, VP People, Leapsome. “The founders, Jenny and Kajetan, are visionaries who care about the people, the product, the customers, and defining 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.”

“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,” commented Jenny Podewils, Leapsome co-CEO and co-founder.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Luck to the Leapsome team! Her deep-seated understanding of the global HR landscape and track record of success in high-growth SaaS companies will greatly contribute to Leapsome’s growth, fortifying both its market position and internal culture,” said Katie Bullard, Senior Operating Advisor at Insight Partners.

About Leapsome

Leapsome is the all-in-one, intelligent people enablement platform trusted by CEOs and HR teams at more than 1,500 forward-thinking companies, such as Spotify, monday.com, and Unity, to drive employee development, productivity, and engagement. The platform offers an integrated suite of tools for Goal Setting & OKRs, Performance Reviews and 360s, Competency Frameworks, Learning & Onboarding, Engagement Surveys, Feedback & Praise, Compensation & Promotions, and Meeting Management. Leapsome was founded in 2016 by Kajetan Armansperg and Jenny Podewils. Visit www.leapsome.com to learn more.