In our series “Spotlight: Exceptional Women”, Orly Glick, Partner at Vintage Investment Partners, will interview leading women in unique positions in the tech and VC worlds, who are blazing the path for women executives and entrepreneurs.
In our second episode, Eynat Guez- CEO and Co-founder of Papaya Global, speaks about keeping up with hyper-growth and the importance of accommodating women in management roles.
Eynat has over 20 year of experience in Global workforce management, and she is one of the leading experts in HR and payroll Management in the industry. She holds a BA from The Open University in Israel in Business administration and international affairs.
From 2002 to 2008 Eynat had served as a COO at LR Group, a global holdings group with extensive operations in developing countries. In 2009 she founded Relocation Source, a DSP and Global Mobility Solutions provider that served hundreds of multi nationals’ companies. A few year later Eynat had founded Expert Source, an Asian PEO organization helping US corporates expand their business into Asia.
From 2016, Eynat is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Papaya Global, one of the fastest growing startups in Israel (recently became a unicorn with a valuation of more than $1B), developing global people management platform, covering all employment needs from on boarding to payment at 140 countries.
Papaya Global employs 200 employees around the globe, growing 300% year-over-year and has raised over 150M USD from leading US investors such as Bessmer venture partners, Insights ventures and Scale Ventures.
Eynat is investing a lot in diversity and minority populations, both by keeping a diverse population in the company and 50% women ratio as well as by volunteering at Israeli Palestinian economic initiative led by World economic forum.