Alteryx Expands C-Suite With its First-Ever Chief Human Resources Officer

George Paul · September 10, 2020
Alteryx team at the New York Stock Exchange
Alteryx's team at the New York Stock Exchange for their IPO, Image credit: Alteryx

Alteryx, a leader in analytic process automation, has announced that L. David Kingsley has joined as its Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), a newly created position.

In this role, Kingsley will be responsible for leading the company’s global HR teams and functions, including talent acquisition, onboarding, total rewards, learning and development, and HR business partners. He will also oversee the company’s corporate social responsibility initiative, called Alteryx for Good, diversity and inclusion program, Alter.Us, as well as internal employee resource groups.

The addition of a CHRO will help Alteryx support associate engagement and global growth, according to a press release. Kingsley will be crucial to maintaining the company's culture as many of its employees adapt to a work from home lifestyle.

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Kingsley is an experienced HR executive with over 20 years of experience. Most recently, he served as the Chief People Officer for Vlocity and held this position both leading up to and through its acquisition by Salesforce. He also held executive roles at MuleSoft as the Head of Global People and Places and at Salesforce as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Strategy and Operations. He has also served in organization development practice leadership roles at Accenture and Booz Allen, where he worked closely with clients in the U.S. intelligence community, as well as the oil and gas, communications, and high technology industries.

Alteryx Co-Founder and CEO Dean Stoecker emphasized that “David’s commitment to data-driven approaches that build people, processes and culture in value-centered organizations makes him a natural fit for Alteryx, as we empower more and more companies to fuel business and social outcomes with analytics. His focus on our associates and building talented teams will be critical as we scale the organization for continued global growth.”

“Alteryx is a known leader and innovator in the APA market, fueled by the stellar execution of its talented, global associate base,” said Kingsley. “Just as we provide our customers with one-of-a-kind experiences and game-changing technology and digital transformation for their businesses, it is critical that our associates are equally supported with the best tools and resources to succeed in every step of their career journeys. I am thrilled to join a purpose-driven company in a space that is increasingly important in today’s environment, and I look forward to engaging our associates in meaningful ways that enable career growth, productive teams and business efficiencies.”

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