Top 10 Most Influential HR Professionals

An initiative to identify, appreciate, and layout of the Top 10 Most Influential HR Professionals in the corporate HR industry. Read further to know more.

We strongly believe that the effectiveness of HR professionals in the organization is huge but it is often underrated. This blog takes an initiative to identify, appreciate and layout the Top 10 Most Influential HR Professionals

Josh Bersin

Josh Bersin - Top 10 Most Influential HR Professionals
Josh Bersin

Josh Bersin is a renowned industry analyst and the author cum principal expert at Bersin by Deloitte, who’s Human Capital Trends report is likely the most referenced report in the business. He is the president and founder of Bersin & Associates, leading industry research and advisory firm in enterprise learning and talent management. Bersin is the author of The Blended Learning Book from Pfeiffer, and The High-Impact Learning Organization and High Impact Talent Management. Josh himself is an avid tweeter and a profound speaker at the main HR occasions world over. He is a worldwide research investigator, open speaker, and author on the subjects of Corporate HR, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Administration, Innovation, and intersection among work and life.

Jeanne Meister

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Jeanne Meister

Jeanne Meister is a Founding Partner in Future Workplace, an HR Executive Network, and a Research firm. She is the best selling author of four books, two books on Corporate Universities, and two books on the future of work. Her most recent book is The Future Workplace: 10 Rules For Mastering Disruption in Recruiting and Engaging Employees This book was awarded the Silver Axiom Best Business Book Award for Human Resources professionals in 2017 and most recently the receipt of the Bellwether award, by the Community College Futures Assembly. Jeanne is the recipient of the Distinguished Contribution in Workplace Learning Award, an award given by the Association For Talent Development honoring her body of work in corporate universities and the future of work.

Steve Boese

Steve Boese - Top 10 Most Influential HR Professionals
Steve Boese

Steve Boese has laid his footmark in all creative bunch. He’s an essayist, writer, speaker, educator, and implementer of HR. A specialist in HR innovation, management, and enlisting. Steve as of now holds the title of Co-Chair for the HR Technology Summit, the main worldwide occasion for the HR Technology Industry. He additionally fills in as a Technology Columnist and Editor for LRP Publications.

He additionally has the week by week ‘HR Happy Hour’ show which is a standout amongst the most downloaded digital broadcast since its initiation in 2009 among HR pioneers. Steve has long years of experience in working over segments like Human Capital Management innovations, Product Development and Strategy, HR innovation Stages and more. He is an HR innovation industry influencer and a prevalent blogger. Steve is considered one of the busiest folks in the business yet figures out how to discover time to tweet giving his fair share of knowledge to all HR enthusiasts.

Vivek Paranjpe

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Vivek Paranjpe

Vivek Paranjpe holds the position of Head-Human Resources of Reliance Gateway Net Ltd. Mr. Paranjpe is also on the board of Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd., Power Mech Projects Ltd. and Institute of Technology & Management Universe. A business leader having more than 41 years of experience is a Consultant, Leadership Coach, & an Independent Board Member.

He is an Advisor on Strategic HR matters. His skill set involves Strategic HR, Team Management, Employee Engagement, Talent Management, etc. He can guide any HR professional with his extensive knowledge base. He has the mandate to formalize succession planning, groom managers and restructure performance management systems. Hence he is in the Top 10 Most Influential HR Professionals

Rob Briner

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Rob Briner

Rob Briner is a professor at the Queen Mary University of London. In 2012, he was listed as one of HR’s most influential HR thinkers in the United Kingdom. He is brutally honest about his opinions. His tweets are both powerful and informative and usually explore an alternative approach to people management. He conducts research into several areas of organizational psychology and HR such as work and well-being, the psychological contract, work-nonwork relationships and ethnicity. In addition, he is very active in developing evidence-based practice in management, HR and organizational psychology.

Erik van Vulpen

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Erik van Vulpen

Erik van Vulpen is an expert in connecting HR processes to business results through qualitative and quantitative methods. He is globally recognized as a thought leader in the People Analytics and Digital HR space. Erik is a regular speaker at conferences and trained dozens of HR leadership teams to embed innovative and data-driven HR practices in their organization. He is also an instructor for the AIHR Academy, as well as one of its founders. Erik regularly writes articles for Digital HR Tech too.

Andrew Spence

Andrew Spence
Andrew Spence

Andrew Spence is an experienced management consultant who specializes in the design and implementation of new HR operating models to deliver business goals. He has an MSc in Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence and works at the intersection of people, technology, and organizational development. He’s a very entertaining speaker and writer too. His recent research has included publishing a paper with the Tapscotts’ Blockchain Research Institute on “Blockchain and the CHRO”. He has also developed an eLearning course on “Blockchain and HR”. He was in the Top 100 HR Tech Influencers 2019 — Human Resource Executive and HR Technology Conference, Top 30 Global Influencers of HR Tech 2018, Top 30 HR Influencers — Perkbox for his contributions to the HR industry.

Ellyn Shook

Ellyn Shook
Ellyn Shook

Ellyn Shookis Accenture’s chief leadership & human resources officer, responsible for helping the 505,000 people of Accenture succeed both professionally and personally. Her global team of HR experts is re-imagining leadership and talent practices to create the most truly human work environment, fueling Accenture’s differentiation in the market and ability to improve the way the world works and lives.

She is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shaper Community Foundation Board, the Women’s Leadership Board of the Women and Public Policy program at Harvard’s Kennedy School, and the steering committee of Paradigm for Parity. She also serves on the HR Policy Association’s Board of Directors and is an active member of the HR50 division of World50. Hence she is in the Top 10 Most Influential HR Professionals

Anna Ott

Anna Ott
Anna Ott

Anna Ottis a Talent Acquisition expert with a deep understanding of HRTech who has recruited talent for digital companies and startup teams for the past two decades. With a proven ability to take a strategic view on Talent Management, Anna combines this with a strong business sense and operational skills to build and grow teams. She is a frequent author, consultant, speaker, advisor, and content contributor in the HR tech and start-up space.

Mathilde Le coz

Mathilde Le coz
Mathilde Le coz

Mathilde Le coz is an HR Transformation & Innovation Director at Mazars. She spends most of her time helping HR to be at the forefront of a constantly transforming organization. She has more than 15 years of experience at Mazars, a global audit, accounting, and consulting group. As such, she makes sure all aspects regarding digital transformation and change management are taken into account: training people in Design Thinking, creating Learning Expeditions, an internal incubator, coaching, etc.

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