Humanly is led by co-founder and CEO Prem Kumar, a former Microsoft employee who helped launch the startup in August 2018. He met his co-founder Andrew Gardner while they worked at Seattle employee engagement startup TINYpulse. Prem then rounded out the founding team with the “best developer I knew,” recruiting Bryan Leptich as CTO.
The founders are currently part of the Winter 2020 class at Y Combinator, the esteemed Silicon Valley startup accelerator.
Humanly says its technology can save hiring managers 60 or more hours per open role, on average, and also reduce bias early in the hiring process. The company focuses on positions that have high resume volume and turnover, such as customer success or sales roles.
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