About pepelwerk

Pepelwerk is a place where people can evolve with work. A software system built by HR, technology and economic experts to connect people, organizations, educators and community stakeholders to improve economic equity.

Executive team

Kim Kelley, CEO/Co-Founder

Malahar Pinnelli, CTO/Co-Founder

Sherman Wyman, CFO/Co-Founder

Our history


pepelwerk version 3.0 was launched


pepelwerk version 2.0 was launched


pepelwerk version 1.0 generated $10M in revenue


First round of innovation partners/customers were on-boarded


pepelwerk version 1.0 was created

Recognitions, awards, certificates and credentials.

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Our ESG commitments and user impact

We were doing the “S” in ESG before ESG was cool. Our social commitments are:

92% reported that the AI assessment tools help them clearly identify their attitude, attributes and abilities compared to a resume.

 of users are able to understand how to get their goal job and complete clear activities to get the job.

report higher confidence in investing in education because of career alignment.

of people say that the experience felt “more human” than a resume-based application process

Impact for talent

Impact for companies

46K people hired and developed

5K cost per hire costs repurposed to develop people to increase hiring effectiveness

45 companies developing and hiring their future workforce.

8 companies reported that we have helped them reach their social impact goals through our reporting.

82% increased enrollment for their organizations.

63% better major to career alignment for colleges.

35% better skills-based career alignment for non-traditional educators.

4M in funding to K-12 and other Educators from government grants, foundations.

Impact for educators

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