Anjana Sivakumar

Chief People Officer
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About Anjana Sivakumar

Anjana Sivakumar joined UPSTACK in 2024 as its first Chief People Officer. In that role, she’s responsible for the development and execution of a holistic human resources strategy aimed at high-functioning team performance and collaboration at scale. She focuses on refining and stewarding UPSTACK’s culture, enabling its people to grow, develop and support customer-first values. Anjana works with partners, employees and suppliers alike to create a cohesive UPSTACK experience. 

Anjana brings to UPSTACK more than 20 years of HR and business experience in both in-house and consulting roles, where she led transformational work in HR strategy; merger and acquisition; organizational design; talent and leadership; diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI); and data analytics.

During her career, Anjana has led HR in a variety of roles. Before UPSTACK, she was a Human Capital Advisor at Apollo Global Management, helping stand up Atlas SP, one of Apollo’s credit platform companies. Previously, she was the Chief Human Resources Officer at StoneTurn, a global professional services firm. Anjana started her HR journey at MetLife. 

Anjana earned a master’s degree in organizational psychology from Columbia University and a master’s degree in business administration from the NYU Stern School of Business.

A self-described constant learner, Anjana loves to try new things and enjoys making connections with people and understanding their purpose – both at work and beyond. She lives in Montgomery, N.J., with her husband, two children and their dog, Sparky. 

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Anjana Sivakumar