Randy Knaflic

Randy Knaflic

Randy Knaflic

VP HR & Internal Operations, Jawbone

jawbone people analytics

Crazy, Scary People Data: Harnessing the Potential of Your Most Interesting Data

  • Thinking about disparate people data in your organization
  • Thinking about data outside of your organization
  • Introducing the power of layering existing data to drive change in your business
  • Introducing the power of layering existing and external data to drive a more impactful change
  • Introducing some controversial data: wearables
  • Challenging the audience on the power of layers existing data with wearable data


Let's push the boundaries on the data we capture and how we use it to better understand one of our most valuable resources - people. Join this presentation to get scared and excited about the future of People Analytics.

Having worked at organisations that leverage data to build hugely successful businesses, the People organisation is rich with unique data that can be used to truly influence and drive change within the company. In this presentation, Randy Knaflic will touch on the data you're already using and familiar with and illustrate the power of incorporating the next generation of data to increase your understanding of one of the most powerful resources in your company - the people - and drive more strategic action for your organisation.

Analytics Sophistication: All

Day: 1

Track: Plenary

Randy Knaflic is the VP of People and Internal Operations for Jawbone, where he leads HR, talent acquisition, employee development, IT and workplace efforts. Before Jawbone, Randy was the VP of HR and Talent at SpaceX.

Prior to that, he spent six years with Google based in Switzerland, where he developed his data-driven approach to HR and recruiting, leading Google's rapid expansion across 12 engineering sites in Europe and the Middle East.

Randy is also an advisor to a number of start-ups. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, Storytelling with Data author Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic, and their three young children, enjoys an 8-minute walk to the office, running, jazz and is passionate about all things coffee.

Company: Jawbone

Industry: Consumer Electronics

Employees: <2,000


Jawbone is an American privately held consumer technology and wearable products company headquartered in San Francisco, California. It develops and sells wearable technology such as wristbands and portable audio devices, wireless speakers, Bluetooth headsets, and related technology. Jawbone markets its wearable products as part of the Internet of things


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