The Top Women Influencers in HR Technology

The Top Women Influencers in HR Technology

HR technology is a very broad subject, there are literally dozens of software applications that manage overall human resource management and hundreds more that offer individual functionality in recruiting/staffing, workforce management, talent management and learning management. HR management software (like talent management software) is used by small and large organizations to manage the employee lifecycle and effortlessly manage employees.

In order to keep them on track, focused and happy. With this in mind, and in honor of National Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, we’ve listed some of the top women influencers in the HR tech space you can find on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Mary Sue Rogers @msrlondon 

Mary Sue is a strong business leader, having held positions such as Partner, General Manager and CEO in organizations including Talent2 and IBM. She is an expert in HR and Talent Management with deep experience in building and executing strategies that include: outsourcing, technology, shared services, mergers and acquisitions. Mary Sue has her blog at SaveHR and is a guest writer for several organisations including SSON (Shared Services Outsourcing Network).

Jennifer McClure @JenniferMcClure

Jennifer is the CEO of both UnbridledTalent and DisruptHR, information exchange websites designed to energize, inform and empower people in HR. Consistently rated as a top speaker at major events and conferences, her engaging and relatable style is a mix of inspiration, “how-to”, sharing of best practices and strategic discussion based upon her over 25 years of experience leading human resources and talent acquisition efforts, studying of industry best practices and partnering with senior executives to improve their skills and increase their impact.

Meghan M. Biro @MeghanMBiro

Meghan is a recognized Talent Management and HR Tech brand strategist, analyst, digital catalyst, author and speaker. After founding TalentCulture Consulting Group ten years ago, she’s since been considered to be one of the most influential women in the HR tech sphere. Meghan often retweets plenty of articles from TalentCulture blog, writes for such giants as The Huffington Post and Forbes and hosts popular live podcast TalentCulture #WorkTrends.

Suzanne Lucas @RealEvilHRLady

Also known as the RealEvilHRLady on Twitter, Suzanne is one of the best known HR tech influencers and an experienced writer. She currently serves as a freelance writer, creating entertaining and grasping articles where she opens up her perspective on how to run HR team effectively. Her LinkedIn profile claims that you can ask her for any HR-related advice and she will be glad to help you.

Jessica Miller-Merrell @jmillermerrell

With more than 15 years in the HR industry, Jessica has successfully founded Workology, where she writes, trains and speaks on all topics related to the human capital industry. She’s even been interviewed and quoted by publications including HR Magazine, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Forbes and The Economist. She often takes part in famous HR podcasts and gladly offers some tips on latest workforce trends. Her passions include: human resources, talent acquisition, technology and recruiting.

Mary Kaylor @SHRMKaylor 

Mary is a communication professional with a broad background of skills and experience including recruiting, workforce management and technology management. As the Managing Editor of the SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Blog, the world’s largest professional association of HR pros, Mary writes best practices pieces on HR software on a weekly basis. She is also the creator, editor and producer of #Nextchat – a weekly, global Twitter chat on human resources strategy, trends, and best practices.

Sarah Brennan @ImSoSarah 

Sarah is a recognized HCM industry analyst and advisor focused on improving the impact of technology on people, business and the future of work. She has partnered with dozens of HR Technology vendors with the goal of providing best in class candidate experience & employment branding strategies, combined with innovative technology approaches. Sarah is the founder of Accelir, a strategy firm which specializes on talent acquisition and recruiting programs development and improvement, as well as HRtechblog.com.

Robin Schooling @RobinSchooling

Robin is a HR executive and leader on the mission to make organizations better by making HR better. She currently serves as a writer/contributor for: RobinSchooling.com, Recruiting Daily, SHRM, HR Examiner, and a variety of other sites. She has been interviewed and quoted in Yahoo, Monster, HR & Talent Management, Smartbrief on Leadership, HRM America and the Baton Rouge Business Report. Her specialties include: HR and Talent Management; Recruiting; Performance Management; Speaker; HR writer; HR services and HR projects.

Trish McFarlane @TrishMcFarlane

As a seasoned HR executive focused on alignment of strategic business objectives and HR competencies, Trish wishes to expand the business scope of the HR professional as human resources evolves. Trish co-founded HRevolution, a conference that highlights emerging trends and the future of HR, with the goal of providing an alternative networking and learning experience for business professionals who were tired of the traditional conference model. She currently serves as the CEO/ Principal Analyst at H3 HR Advisors.


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Elizabeth Quirk

Elizabeth Quirk

Liz is a leading enterprise technology writer covering Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Business Process Management (BPM) and Talent Management Suites (TMS) at Solutions Review. She writes to bridge the gap between consumer and technical expert to help readers understand what they're looking for. Liz attended Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Communications. You can reach her at equirk@solutionsreview.com
Elizabeth Quirk

About Elizabeth Quirk

Liz is a leading enterprise technology writer covering Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Business Process Management (BPM) and Talent Management Suites (TMS) at Solutions Review. She writes to bridge the gap between consumer and technical expert to help readers understand what they're looking for. Liz attended Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Communications. You can reach her at equirk@solutionsreview.com

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