• September 10, 2019
HCMx Radio 130: Breaking down HR silos for a better employee experience

Guest: Henry Albrecht, CEO of Limeade. Henry founded Limeade in 2006 and has led the company from an idea in his basement to a high-growth, industry-leading SaaS employee engagement company that serves some of the smartest companies in the world. Before Limeade, Henry served as VP of Product Management at Bocada, an enterprise software company and a product, marketing and business leader at Intuit, where he launched a number of successful new business initiatives. Henry earned his MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management with an emphasis in technology and marketing and his B.A. in economics and literature from Claremont McKenna College. Outside of work, Henry enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his family.

Topics and questions include:

  • How and why he started Limeade
  • The culture of caring and having more purpose at work
  • Insights from the field highlighting the strength and peril of HR silos
  • Why singular programs – from wellness to engagement to inclusion – should be aligned and even integrated
  • New research that reveals the business impact of showing employees their company cares – and how companies can deliver in this, even for hard-to-reach employees
  • Personal insights from Henry’s career
  • Strategies for building bridges across HR functions
  • Training and recognition
  • Using data to make more humane decisions
  • The humane future of wok
  • Critical human interactions
  • Getting more out of what you already have
  • And more!

We are hosting our 4th annual Women In Leadership Summit. The event will be held on June 10th & 11th at the EAU Palm Beach Resort in Florida. We hope to see you there!

Our annual HCM Excellence Conference is on February 4-6th.

If you have questions about our discussion today and would like access to our Women In Leadership Network that provides organizational leaders access to our research library on women in leadership and diversity and inclusion topics. please contact me at WIL@brandonhall.com or visit www.brandonhall.com.

Rachel Cooke

Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke Rachel is responsible for business operations including overseeing client services, research events and project management. Prior to joining Brandon Hall Group, Rachel was the Chief Operating Officer Co-founder of AC Growth. Rachel has over 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, and sales performance management. Prior to AC Growth, she held several senior management roles and was on the leadership team at Bersin & Associates, a pioneer analyst firm in e-learning and now industry leading HR and talent Research Company. In her Senior Director role, Rachel developed the strategy and led the commercial execution of the solution provider vertical, and grew the vertical into the company’s largest market segment. In her role as Director of Sales, Rachel developed and led a team of senior account executives focused on acquiring global strategic accounts. Rachel was solely responsible for developing key business relationships with over ninety companies including industry icons, such as: Adidas, Hewlett-Packard, Toyota, Oracle, Starbucks, Avnet, Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, Safeway Inc., Wells Fargo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Clorox and Affiliated Computer Services. Rachel began her career in the banking, media and hospitality industries. In these industries, Rachel held several key senior management and executive sales positions. Rachel received a BA in social science and interdisciplinary studies with honors from Florida Atlantic University. Rachel continued her postgraduate education by completing a series of executive management education courses from American Management Association.

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