We are pleased to announce that Liane Hornsey, CHRO at Uber Technologies will be one of our keynote speaker for the Beyond HR Forum 2017. She leads efforts in scaling Uber’s entrepreneurial, start-up culture across more than 60 global offices.
About Liane Hornsey
Previously, Liane was the Chief Administrative Officer & Operating Partner of Softbank Group International, where she helped a number of portfolio companies hire diverse and high performing employees. Before SoftBank, Liane spent nearly a decade at Google, where she led People Operations for Global Business, and became Google’s first female Vice President in HR. During her Google tenure, she worked directly with Nikesh Arora (Chief Business Officer) and Omid Kordestani (senior advisor), as she grew and inspired some of the largest teams across multiple offices.
Uber Technologies Inc. is an American worldwide online transportation network company headquartered in San Francisco, California. It develops, markets and operates the Uber app, which allows consumers with smartphones to submit a trip request, which the software program then automatically sends to the Uber driver nearest to the consumer, alerting the driver to the location of the customer. Uber drivers use their own personal cars.As of August 2016, the service was available in over 66 countries and 545 cities worldwide. Uber announced on September 25, 2016 that it was looking into urban transportation with flying vehicles. The head of Uber’s products, Jeff Holden stated that the company wanted to “someday offer our customers as many options as possible to move around … doing it in a three-dimensional way is an obvious thing to look at.”