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North America and Eurasia's 13 HR Influencers You Must Follow

Published: September 08, 2016 In: HR Tech & AI

Top 13 HR Influencers Around The World

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Human Resource is the vast field to make decisions that are valuable for the growth of the company. It is the initial stage which makes it possible to conduct operations from recruitment to planning and talent acquisition.

The responsibilities are the core region to touch for any HR professional. If you want to make your HR strategies effective and optimum, you should be guided for that. Guidance in that way is directly or indirectly be the gear for your success along with your organization.

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So, be the privileged one and make the most use of the list which I have put here to give your HR operations and strategies a new direction which could lead to success. Here is the list of HR influencers who will indirectly drive your HR strategies.

Laszlo BockLaszlo Bock

SVP, People Operations at Google and author of WORK RULES, Laszlo Bock leads Google's people function, responsible for attracting, developing, retaining, and delighting "Googlers.”  His previous professions include Management Consultant, Vice President- Human Resources, Member- Board of Directors, Advisor, Member- Board of Trustees, and Author. His skill set is broad and includes Leadership, Business Strategy, Talent Management, Management Consultant and much more. LinkedIn

Hollie DelaneyHollie Delaney

Head of People Operations at Zappos.com, Hollie has an experience of more than 17 years in HR profession. She had been into professions like HR Manager, HR Generalist, Sr. HR Manager, HR Director, and Head of People Operations. Her vast skill set includes Human Resources, New hire Orientations, Onboarding, Recruiting, Employee Relations and much more. LinkedIn

Josh BersinJosh Bersin

Principal and Founder, Bersin by Deloitte, Josh is the founder and Principal at Bersin by Deloitte. Bersin by Deloitte is the leading provider of research-based information, benchmarking, professional development, and advisory consulting services for strategic HR, talent management, leadership development, recruiting, and training organizations. LinkedIn

Tricia SneddonTricia Sneddon

Managing Director and Chair at DiamondImpact, Tricia’s 25+ years of experience in the HR profession makes her the magnificent guide in HR strategies. Her area of expertise includes Mergers and Acquisitions, Employee Engagement, Organizational culture, Organization Development and Design and much more. Her previous professions include CEO, Head HC Strategy and Talent, Chief Group Operating Officer, Principal, Director, and Managing Director. Her broad skill set includes Employee Engagement, Talent Management, Human Resources Management and much more. LinkedIn

Justin Paul AnastasiJustin Paul Anastasi

Talent Acquisition Manager at Evolution Gaming, Justin is a highly motivated professional with a unique and diverse skill set as well as having a solid track record of performance in recruitment and HR. His key competencies include Recruitment, HRM, Training and Development, Management, Operations, Team Building, Coaching, and Leadership. His vast experience and knowledge keep him the updated professional of HR. LinkedIn

Jonathan Ferrar
Jonathan Ferrar 

Vice President, Smarter Workforce, IBM, Jonathan Ferrar leads the Analytics practice for IBM Smarter Workforce. He focuses his time helping clients improve business performance through the application of people related analytics solutions. He has worked in 3 different global companies across a 20+ year career mostly in Human Resources at Executive Management level. His skills involve HR Transformation, Change Management, Succession Planning, Talent Management and much more. LinkedIn

Atish MitraAtish Mitra

Sr. Director of Recruiting, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Atish has an experience of more than 12 years in Recruiting. His previous HR professions include Director- Recruiting, Senior Director of Recruiting. His broad skill set involves Talent Acquisition, Recruiting, Vendor Management, SDLC, Program Management and much more. LinkedIn

Julie Lodge-JarrettJulie Lodge - Jarrett

Global HR Business Operations Leader, Purchasing at Ford Motor Company, Julie had HR professions like HR Vice President, Director HRBO and Salaried Personnel, HR Manager, Supervisor- Labor Relations. Her vast experience involves 18 years of her service to Ford Motor Company. Her skill set includes Succession Planning, Human Resources, Talent Management, Performance Management and much more. LinkedIn

Anton Sobe-PanekAnton Sobe-Panek

Head of Recruitment, Adaptation and Career Development at Sberbank, Anton is a professional digital change leader with broad experience in Knowledge & Idea management, Crowdsourcing & Open Innovation, Marketing & Sales. Now hoarding the new trends in Talent Management. His previous professions include Head of Recruitment, Knowledge Management & Digital Workplace Lead, Founder & CEO,  Senior Manager, and Marketing Manager. LinkedIn

Ajay BhattAjay Bhatt

Director Human Resources, Innovation and Development, with experience of over 25 years, Ajay is a Global HR leader , aligned to business . Developing Talent, Organisation capability & Culture to accelerate Innovation & Development globally in Established Pharmaceuticals. His specialties include Leadership development, Change management, Organisation Transformation , enabling thought leadership, talent acquisition, development, and retention. LinkedIn

Robin RutterRobin Rutter

Human Resources Director at Canon Solutions America, Robin has a vast experience of more than 25 years in HR profession. Her professions includes HR Director, Sr. HR Manager, and HR Manager. Her skill set include Human Resources, Onboarding, College Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, Team Building, Account Management and much more. LinkedIn

Nick Van DamNick Van Dam

Partner, Global Chief Learning Officer at McKinsey, Full Professor L&D at Nyenrode, Founder e-Learning for Kids, Nick is an all-rounder personality with over 30 years of experience. His areas of expertise and experience include Leadership Development, Change Management, Learning Strategy, Corporate Universities, Program Design, Digital Learning, Social Learning, Learning/Talent Systems, Competency Management, Career & Performance Management, and Talent Management. His broad skill set includes Leadership Development, Talent Management, Human Resources, Organizational Learning and much more. LinkedIn

Praveen KrishnamurthyPraveen Krishnamurthy

Praveen is the Director, Global Talent- Technology and G&A at Adobe. He has worked with top notch companies serving them with his HR capabilities. His previous companies include Google, Cisco Systems, Brocade Communications. He had worked with his own company called TWT Consulting. His HR experience includes the 9 years as a Recruiting Manager, Senior Staffing Manager, and Director at Global Talent. He has a vast skill set of Recruiting, Talent Acquisition,Sourcing, Executive search, CRM and much more. LinkedIn

We have assessed the HR influencers based on the following criteria:
1. Over 10 years of experience in the field of HR
2. At least 300+ genuine followers online (notable online presence)
3. Notable contributions in the field of HR
4. Certifications
5. Honors
6. Medals
7. Skillsets
8. Publications

To make it to the list, nominees must possess at least four of the afore mentioned criteria.

Tags: HR Tech & AI

Written by: Team Talview

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