Waqar Azmi is the Founder & CEO of SutraHR, one of Asia's top exec search firms specializing in startup recruitment. Working with 1000+ new age startups in India, SutraHR is known to place a candidate every 12 hours. With the growing demand for HR solutions, Waqar went on to partner with Jay Thakker and co-founded sumHR, a cloud-based HR & Payroll software. Providing HR & Payroll solutions to 360+ customers across India. Waqar leads a team of over 170 professionals, exercising in a holistic HR Management Solutions. One of his recent ventures includes Mumbai Coworking, a unique and quirky coworking space in Andheri West. This shared workspace is created and designed by Waqar himself.
His entrepreneurial strike got him to start his journey into the business world at an adolescent age of 11, and there was no stopping after. He's been featured for his thought leadership in the HR domain by BBC, CNBC Awaaz, CNBC, ET NOW, Hindustan Times, Bloomberg, News Asia, Economic Times, YourStory, Inc magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine. Also, been a facilitator and guest lecturer in India's Top B Schools.
Most people recognise him as a successful entrepreneur, undaunted bootstrapper, nonstop hustler, an adventurous traveller, food junkie and passionate dreamer.