Introducing You to the Top 112 HR Analytics Experts [INFOGRAPHIC]

In a bid to highlight some of the best HR analytics experts currently in the industry, we have compiled an easily accessible list of top 112 HR analytical leaders for you to familiarise yourself with and use as a go-to resource for ideas

The importance of HR analytics within organisations has increased rapidly over the years, shifting from being nice to have to essential with its proven benefits impacting greatly on the way a business can run and operate.

Analytics enables HR practitioners to measure the HR functions impact on the company’s bottom line performance by calculating the return on investment (ROI) received from HR interventions.  This in turn increases HR’s strategic influence on the organisation, which we all know can be a challenge.

The goal is to turn data into information and information into insight.

– Carly Fiorina, 2016 Candidate for President of the United States

By using analytical processes to get to know the people behind the numbers and gain a better understanding of big business data, it offers HR practitioners and employers more in-depth knowledge to solve underlying business problems.  HR management can gain insights into their workforce and implement fitting policies and procedures by making evidence-based decisions starting from early stage planning right the way through to evaluating.

We are living in an era of information.  Without processing the data into something tangible and useable, it remains worthless.  But that’s not all.  Understanding the most beneficial ways to manipulate the data, what HR technology works best and learning the best ways data can be used requires another skill set – that is where the HR analytics experts play their part.

Taking leadership advice on-board from one or all of these 112 HR analytical experts will give you the tools your business needs to get a competitive advantage against companies still lacking any data initiative strategies or still struggle with their tech systems.

Today, HR has a seat at the table, and in order to maintain that business partnership, you need to have an analytics framework.

– Andy Kaslow, Member Board of Directors at Tango Health, Inc.

We hope that by creating this list of the top 112 HR analytical leaders, you can gain further insights into the background of their work, read up on their articles, watch their videos and use the knowledge they share as a tool for improving the HR analytics function within your own organisation.

So without further ado, here are our top 100 HR analytics experts, with links to their social media platforms so you can check them out and follow them for yourself!

Introducing You to the Top 112 HR Analytics Experts [INFOGRAPHIC]
Introducing You to the Top 112 HR Analytics Experts [INFOGRAPHIC]
If you’re an employer realising you need to improve or haven’t yet implemented a HR analytical strategy, our top 112 HR analytics experts are sure to help guide you in the right direction and get your business a step ahead in 2018.

You can find their names and head over to their LinkedIn profiles using the links provided below!

1. Linkedin logo Morten Kamp Andersen, Human Capital Consultant | HR Analytics Expert | Leadership Development | Professional Speaker | Research | @MortenKamp

2. Linkedin logo Jason Averbook, CEO & Co-Founder at Leapgen 

3. Linkedin logo Kent Barnett, Performitiv Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management 

4. Linkedin logo David Bernstein, Strategic Partnerships and Business Development at ThisWay Global 

5. Linkedin logo Josh Bersin, Principal and Founder, Bersin by Deloitte 

6. Linkedin logo Michael Beygelman, Visionary Talent Acquisition Leader | Predictive Analytics | RPO | MSP | HCM | Staffing 

7. Linkedin logo Steven Bianchi, People Experience & Organisational Insights 

8. Linkedin logo Dr Stephen Taylor, Global Head of People Analytics at Deutsche Bank 

9. Linkedin logo Naomi Bloom, Artist/writer/traveler/philanthopist/#EnSW opinions/professional theater sponsor/so much more 

10. Linkedin logo Max Blumberg, Workforce and sales force analytics, design & automation 

11. Linkedin logo Laszlo Bock, CEO and co-founder of Humu. Former SVP of People Operations at Google. Author of “Work Rules!”. Advisor. Dad.

12. Linkedin logo Eden Britt, Global Head, HR Analytics & HR Chief Data Officer at HSBC

13. Linkedin logo Eugene Burke, Advisor on talent and analytics

14. Linkedin logo Peter Cheese, CEO at CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development

15. Linkedin logo Simon Constance, Partner People Advisory Services at EY

16. Linkedin logo Patrick Coolen, Manager HR analytics and strategic workforce planning at ABN AMRO Bank N.V.

17. Linkedin logo Tom Davenport, Professor at Babson College

18. Linkedin logo Jonathan Ferrar, HR | Strategy | Analytics | CEO Ochre Rock | Co-Author The Power of People | Co-Founder Insight222 | Board Advisor 

19. Linkedin logo Andrew Gadomski, Talent and Data Analyst with a healthy sense of curiosity, tenacity, and humor 

20. Linkedin logo Jeanne Harris, Competing on Analytics (Expanded and Updated Fall,2017) Co-Author 

21. Linkedin logo Peter Hartmann, Director, Performance, Analytics and HRIS at Getinge Group 

22. Linkedin logo Nick Holley, Director of CRF Learning at Corporate Research Forum 

23. Linkedin logo Michael Housman, Chief Data Science Officer at RapportBoost.AI • I teach machines how to teach people how to communicate more effectively 

24. Linkedin logo Heather James, Associate Director 

25. Linkedin logo Aki Kakko, Serial Entrepreneur: Transforming Recruitment & Redefining HR – @AkiKakko 

26. Linkedin logo Nick Kemsley, Senior Partner at Korn Ferry Hay Group and Executive Fellow at Henley Business School 

27. Linkedin logo Manoj Kumar, Talent Acquisition & HR Operations 

28. Linkedin logo Andrée Laforge, Vice-présidente Expérience-Employé et chef de produit enthousiaste, analytique RH, workforce analytics 

29. Linkedin logo Sanja Licina, Future of Organizations at Globant 

30. Linkedin logo Matthew Lymbery, Chief Technology Officer at Liaison Financial Services 

31. Linkedin logo Bernard Marr, Internationally best-selling author; keynote speaker; leading business, technology and data expert 

32. Linkedin logo Andrew Marritt, Founder at OrganizationView, a people analytics practice 

33. Linkedin logo Jean Martin, Executive Director and Talent Solutions Architect at CEB, now Gartner 

34. Linkedin logo Tom Monahan, Managing Partner, Norton Street Capital 

35. Linkedin logo Gyan Nagpal, Author of Talent Economics. Data enthusiast. Community builder. Talent Management Professional. @gyannagpal 

36. Linkedin logo Ian O’Keefe, Managing Director of Workforce Analytics at JPMorgan Chase 

37. Linkedin logo J Patil, Former U.S. Chief Data Scientist; built & run product teams @ LinkedIn etc; done a bunch of security and some data too 

38. Linkedin logo Jonathan Goldman, Dir of Data Science at Intuit 

39. Linkedin logo John Pensom, CEO, PeopleInsight Workforce Analytics 

40. Linkedin logo Thomas Rasmussen, GM People Analytics, Insights & Experience 

41. Linkedin logo Remco de Ruiter, HR Account Manager Production Pernis at Shell 

42. Linkedin logo Esther Bongenaar, VP HR Data & Analytics at Shell 

43. Linkedin logo Greta Roberts, CEO, Talent Analytics, Corp. 

44. Linkedin logo Pasha Roberts, Chief Scientist at Talent Analytics, Corp. 

45. Linkedin logo Prasad Setty, Vice President, People Operations — ABC (People Analytics, Benefits, Compensation and Perf Mgmt) 

46. Linkedin logo Jeremy Shapiro, Executive Director, HR. Global Co-Head of HR Data and Analytics 

47. Linkedin logo Phil Simon, Award-winning author, keynote speaker, and lecturer at Arizona State University 

48. Linkedin logo Tracey Smith, Consultant, author & speaker on supply chain analytics, HR Analytics, Business Analytics, KPIs, metrics and data 

49. Linkedin logo Luk Smeyers, Co-Founder & Practice Leader at iNostix by Deloitte, People Analytics 

50. Linkedin logo Jeroen Delmotte, Co-founder at iNostix by Deloitte, Predictive HR Analytics 

51. Linkedin logo Dr John Sullivan, Speaker, Advisor to Management, Author and Professor 

52. Linkedin logo John Sumser, Principal Analyst at HRExaminer 

53. Linkedin logo Vanessa Varney, Company Director of ViVi Chapter 2 Ltd 

54. Linkedin logo Erin (Kieley) Roberts, Business Processes Senior Consultant HR Reporting 

55. Linkedin logo Bart Voorn, Lead HR Analytics at Ahold Delhaize 

56. Linkedin logo Geert-Jan Waasdorp, Co Founder bij 

57. Linkedin logo Ben Waber, President and CEO at Humanyze 

58. Linkedin logo Kevin Wheeler, Strategic advisor, Consultant, Futurist, Global speaker, Entrepreneur 

59. Linkedin logo John Austin, CEO Talegent 

60. Linkedin logo Laurie Bassi, CEO at McBassi & Company, Author of “Good Company” 

61. Linkedin logo Mark Berry, HR Strategist | People Proponent | Process Optimizer | Analytics Innovator 

62. Linkedin logo John Boudreau, Professor and Research Director, University of Southern California

63. Linkedin logo Marcus Champ, Professor and Research Director, University of Southern California 

64. Linkedin logo Salvatore Falletta, Human Capital Research, Ethical People Analytics & Workforce Decisions, and Evidence-Based Management & Strategy 

65. Linkedin logo Jac Fitz-enz, Owner, Human Capital Source and Human Resources Consultant 

66. Linkedin logo Adam Grant, Author: GIVE AND TAKE, ORIGINALS, OPTION B; Wharton professor; NYT writer 

67. Linkedin logo Placid Jover, VP HR UK & Ireland 

68. Linkedin logo Michael Kennedy, Marketing at Fisher Shipping Company 

69. Linkedin logo Alec Levenson, Economist / Senior Research Scientist at Center for Effective Organizations, University of Southern California 

70. Linkedin logo John R Mattox, Managing Consultant at Gartner 

71. Linkedin logo Alan Paling, Global HR MI Lead at Barclays Bank PLC 

72. Linkedin logo Gene Pease, People analytics thinker & author, Award winning entrepreneur, Board member, CEO, Senior advisor, Speaker 

73. Linkedin logo Michael Rosenbaum, Chairman and CEO at Arena 

74. Linkedin logo James Sesil, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

75. Linkedin logo Naveen Seshardi, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

76. Linkedin logo Gene Tange, CEO, PearlHPS Inc. 

77. Linkedin logo Benjamin Taylor, Want AI in 2017? Chief Data Officer at ZIFF, Inc. #unrecruitable 

78. Linkedin logo Heather Torres, Recruiting Analytics at Facebook 

79. Linkedin logo David Green, People Analytics leader | Award Winning Writer | Speaker / Chair | LinkedIn HR Power Profile | @david_green_uk 

80. Linkedin logo Andrew SpenceStrategic Workforce Advisor

81. Linkedin logo Evan Sinar, Chief Scientist and Vice President at DDI 

82. Linkedin logo Dave Milner, Executive Consulting Partner, IBM Workforce Science (Known as @HRCurator) 

83. Linkedin logo Richard Rosenow, People Analytics at Facebook 

84. Linkedin logo Ms Michael M Moon, Helping create data-driven HR functions through the application of evidenced-based practices 

85. Linkedin logo Madhura Chakrabarti, Research Leader, People Analytics and Employee Engagement 

86. Linkedin logo Sarah Andresen, Head of People Science at Sage People (formerly Fairsail) 

87. Linkedin logo Tito Magobet, Empowering Talent Engagement & Attraction @ Scale 

88. Linkedin logo Dr Ernest Ng, Senior Director, Employee Success at 

89. Linkedin logo Ross Sparkman, Head of Strategic Workforce Planning at Facebook 

90. Linkedin logo Doug Hamor, Workforce Planning & Strategies Leader, Suncor Energy

91. Linkedin logo Michelle Deneau, Director of HR Business Intelligence at Intuit 

92. Linkedin logo Nicholas Garbis, HR Executive leading workforce planning, analytics & HR operations 

93. Linkedin logo Al Adamsen, Founder & Executive Director at Insight222

94. Linkedin logo Dave Sutherland, Advanced Global Strategic Workforce Planning, Workforce Analytics, & Workforce Reporting/Data Management Practice Leader 

95. Linkedin logo Dan George, Delivering value, developing leaders as an Associate Director @ Deloitte

96. Linkedin logo Lisa Rowan, Research Vice President, HR software & services Research at IDC 

97. Linkedin logo Jaana Saramies, Strategic developer / HRD, HR reporting, people analytics, knowledge sharing, development, analytics, BI, finance

98. Linkedin logo Ramesh Soundararajan, Consulting on HR analytics and Architecting high performance systems, Author 

99. Linkedin logo Kuldeep Singh, Sr HR Professional 

100. Linkedin logo John Gunawan, Global HR Ops and Workforce Analytics at PepsiCo, M.S. Predictive Analytics

101. Linkedin logo RJ Milnor, VP, Talent Management Operations at McKesson

102. Linkedin logo J. Damien DeLuca, Senior Director at PepsiCo

103. Linkedin logo Ray Esboldt, Workforce Planning and Analytics Manager at 3M

104. Linkedin logo Holly Allen, Manager of Workforce Insight at CH2M HILL; workforce reporting, analytics & metrics, and strategic workforce planning

105. Linkedin logo Carrie Milnes, Team Lead – Strategic Staffing at Chevron 

106. Linkedin logo Rupert Bader, Enabling Expedia to meet current and future talent needs in a predictable, proactive and scalable way

107. Linkedin logo Aaron Holsinger, Director of Workforce Analytics at Ingersoll Rand

108. Linkedin logo John Bruce, PHR, HR Data Hound / Analytics Junkie / Workforce Planning Enthusiast

109. Linkedin logo Jen Miller, Senior Manager Talent Analytics at Kohler Co.

110. Linkedin logo Tim Harris (Harris-Cáceres), Director, Workforce Analytics at Magellan Health

111. Linkedin logo David Slicker, HR Analytics and Reporting Manager at Southern Company

112. Linkedin logo Corey Bucher, VP, HR Analytics & Workforce Planning at Voya Financial

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