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Databricks hires Amy Reichanadter as Chief People Officer

Databricks · August 8, 2019
Amy Reichanadter
Amy Reichanadter, Chief People Officer at Databricks

Databricks, the "Unified Analytics Platform" for data science teams, has appointed Amy Reichanadter as Chief People Officer. Reichanadter was previously Chief People Officer at Adaptive Insights, a business planning SaaS solution, where she led the company’s global human resources efforts for five years and then supported integration efforts for the first year after it was acquired by Workday.

“Our people are our most important asset, so we knew the Chief People Officer needed to not only uphold, but strengthen our company culture and values in times of rapid company growth,” said Ali Ghodsi, CEO and co-founder of Databricks. “Aside from an impressive background creating and scaling human resource programs for fast-growth organizations, we knew Amy was the right fit because of her tenacity for employee advocacy and undeniable knack for staff recruitment and retention.”

With nearly 20 years in human resources, Reichanadter brings a forward-thinking, strategic perspective to creating the employee experience. Reichanadter’s priorities focus on creating highly scalable hiring and retention programs, evolving the total rewards strategy, and driving culture and organization development strategies to support the company’s accelerated global expansion.

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