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The HR tech hype: Disrupting the disruption

TechCrunch was proud to host Globalization Partners at Disrupt 2023 in San Francisco. Here’s an overview of their partner session on the Builders Stage.

Radical change to business as usual has spurred disruptive innovation in HR tech that has accelerated the future of work. In this session, G-P founder and CEO Nicole Sahin, and chief product and strategy officer Nat Natarajan discussed G-P’s journey from creating the employer of record (EOR) industry to quadricorn to now reinventing the industry with a new HR tech sector: global growth technology.


Nicole Sahin, Founder and CEO, G-P (Globalization Partners)

Nicole Sahin is the founder and chief executive officer of G-P, the leading employer of record company that created and defined the category with its industry-leading SaaS-based Global Growth Platform™. Nicole founded G-P in 2012 and changed the rules of international business by enabling organizations to unlock their full business potential and making it possible to hire anyone, anywhere in the world within minutes. As the author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller “Global Talent Unleashed: An Executive’s Guide to Conquering the World,” Nicole credits her success and that of G-P to an exceptional team with global expansion in their DNA, and to her philosophy of the triple bottom line — building a business in a way that is good for customers, employees and shareholders. Nicole and G-P are regularly recognized with industry, leadership and product awards. Among them, she was named one of Goldman Sachs’ most intriguing entrepreneurs of the year, and Inc. Magazine named her a Top 100 Female Founder. The Financial Times ranked G-P as one of the fastest-growing companies in America, while industry analyst firms NelsonHall and Everest Group named the company Employer of Record Industry leader in 2022. G-P was also selected as a Member of the World Economic Forum, Global Innovators Community in 2023.

Nat (Rajesh) Natarajan, Chief Product and Strategy Officer, G-P (Globalization Partners)

Nat (Rajesh) Natarajan is G-P’s chief product and strategy officer. An accomplished business leader with a proven track record of developing highly innovative products and spearheading growth and transformational change, Nat brings more than 25 years of experience disrupting sectors, including SaaS, collaboration, consumer tech and fintech. At G-P, Nat is responsible for leading the company’s strategy and product vision, with a focus on delivering innovative SaaS solutions on G-P’s industry-leading platform and innovating and leading G-P’s global team of world-class technologists.  Nat has extensive experience delivering growth at scale and leading multi-billion-dollar portfolios. Prior to joining G-P, he served as executive vice president and general manager of product and technology at RingCentral where he led product strategy and a global team of more than 3,500 people. Nat also held senior leadership roles at innovative technology companies, including Travelocity.com, TurboTax, Ancestry, Intuit and PayPal.