HR and Recruiting Moderator
Rasagna Pulapaka was born and raised in a small rural town in India. Her father is a Medical Doctor and her mother is a Dean for a Women's University. She comes from a family of entrepreneurs and musical legends. Her mother was an entrepreneur herself. Her mother had a training institute for students and also was a very popular singer in a cover band, an All India radio artist and a TV artist. Rasagna's grandfather was a Dean for a University as well and also had a very successful training institute. A lot of her family members are very famous singers and movie artists in India.
Rasagna is married to a real estate entrepreneur and has three beautiful kids. She has a younger brother who is an entrepreneur and is pursuing MBA from Kellogs school of Business.
Rasagna has over 5 years of experience as a business owner and entrepreneur. She has a Masters degree in Computer Science, a Business degree and a Bachelors degree in Engineering.She worked in the Analytics field from 2003 to 2012. During this time she also worked in recruiting and consulting businesses. Rasagna operates a successful staffing and training firm. She has joint venture operations with Icrowntech, a technology staffing and training company in India.
COO/CO-FOUNDER JOBADVOCATE — 2016-PRESENT
Rasagna is the Co-Founder of JobAdvocate a Veteran and minority owned business. JobAdvocate focusses on Veteran Transition, training and recruiting. JobAdvocate is based out of Philadelphia,Pa.
CEO/FOUNDER ELATED CAREERS — 2015-PRESENT
Rasagna owns and operates a staffing ,training and recruiting firm based out of Philadelphia. Elated does many corporate training initiatives in NorthEast and in India. Elated has a staff of 5. Some of the clients include Fractal Analytics, PWC, L&T, Pfizer,Merck&Co etc. Elated is also launching its revolutionary online platform in the first quarter of 2016.
ICROWN TECH PARTNER — 2010-PRESENT
Rasagna Pulapaka has a partnership venture with ICROWN TECH a technology staffing company based out of Chennai INDIA. This has been in place since 2010. The main functions of this firm is to find resources for various technology companies and place them in competitive roles. We also offer corporate training and individual training courses in various software fields. Some of our clients include PWC India, State Bank of India, Various Educational institutes,Pfizer, Larsen and Turbo, Infosys, Wipro, Lakshmi Industries etc.
MAGNUS INTERNATIONAL GROUP — 2006-2009
Worked as a recruiting partner in a local recruiting firm based out of Exton PA. My major roles included account management and interviewing skilled workers.
ANALYTICS — 2003-2012
Worked extensively in big data analytics in various consulting roles in companies like Merck&Co, IMS Health, HighPoint Solutons, SDI Health, Villanova etc.
JNTU: Bachelors of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY: MS in Computer Science
DREXEL UNIVERSITY: MBA in International Marketing
SIX SIGMA GREEN BELT
Languages: English, Hindi, Urudu, Regional Indian languages
Six Sigma Green Belt
Founder/President Raksha Welfare Society a non profit organization geared towards women and elderly
Business consulting freelance work: Magnus International group, Entrepreneur Innovations, Book Dinner
Secretary/Treasurer of Drexelist magazine
Blogger : www.mathminers.com
Acted in various roles like Girls Student President, Student Leader
Acted as child artist in Indian Television shows.