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Building our vision of delightful payroll

About Paybooks

Paybooks is on a mission to make payroll simple and delightful for businesses. Since 2012, we have helped 2000+ businesses across India in automating their payroll, staying compliant and delighting their employees.

Management Team

SAMIRA RAO

CO-FOUNDER

Samira heads product development and marketing functions. He is a Chartered Accountant with a diploma in Information Systems Audit with 15 years of experience in corporate advisory, payroll and taxation. He was an independent consultant prior to co-founding Paybooks

GURURAJA UPENDRA

CO-FOUNDER

Guru heads sales and operations at Paybooks. He is a Cost & Management Accountant with 20 years of experience in business finance and operations. He has worked at Mind Tree, Oracle and Siemens prior to co-founding Paybooks

PRAKASH KUMAR

CEO

Prakash drives business and product strategy to delight customers. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from IIT Kharagpur and has 19 years of work experience in product and project management. He has worked at Intuit, Yahoo! and i2 Technologies prior to joining Paybooks

Board, Investors

NIMISH SANGHI

Nimish has an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad and an Engineering degree from IIT Kanpur. Nimish brings in 22+ years of investment banking and business consulting experience

RAVI AYYALARAJU

Ravi has an MBA from Northwestern University and an Engineering degree from Bangalore University. Ravi brings in 20+ years of experience in global ERP solutions and marketing.

MURU MANICKAM

Muru has a master’s degree from Oklahoma State University and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from University of Madras. He brings in 18 years of experience in managing customer relationships and complex ERP projects.

Our journey that we’re proud of

EARLY 2012

Samira and Guru see business owners struggling with payroll and compliance on error prone spreadsheets. The idea of building a payroll solution gets seeded in a tender coconut water party.

JUNE 2012

Paybooks launches cloud based payroll software and outsourcing services to provide worry free month ends to business owners

JULY 2012

Paybooks gets its first customer!

APRIL 2013

India’s biggest e-commerce company signs up with Paybooks

SEP 2013

Paybooks version 1.2 launched with improved UI and new features to automate benefits, time and attendance.

AUG 2014

Intuit QuickBooks partners with Paybooks to offer comprehensive payroll platform in India

NOV 2014

Intuit launches QuickBooks payroll in India, powered by Paybooks

JULY 2015

Paybooks gets its 1000th customer

SEP 2015

Prakash, Senior Product Manager from Intuit, joins Paybooks Team  as CEO

OCT 2015

Project “Reimagine Payroll” kick-started with a vision to make payroll simple and delightful.

JAN 2016

Paybooks 2.0 goes live with a new logo, mobile first employee self-service app and enhanced product.