hiQ Labs Appoints Former Cornerstone On Demand Chief Analytics Officer Dr. Michael Housman

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6, 2015 -- hiQ Labs today announced at their hiQ Elevate Conference the appointment of Dr. Michael Housman as their Workforce Scientist in Residence.  Dr. Housman will be joining hiQ Labs' People Analytics team which is made up of the top data scientists in Silicon Valley.

Prior to joining hiQ Labs, Dr. Housman was the Chief Analytics Officer at Cornerstone OnDemand, where he helped developed their analytics platform that applied state-of-the-art statistical methodologies and econometric techniques to databases consisting of hundreds of millions of employee records in order to understand what keeps people on the job longer and what enables them to perform better.

Dr. Housman is an HR data thought leader and has been a featured speaker at Northwestern University's Workforce Science Project, Wharton's People Analytics Conference, HRO Today, and many others.  His research has been profiled in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and The Atlantic, and he was named a 2014 game changer by Workforce magazine for his groundbreaking research and contributions to the field of workforce science.

"I'm excited to work with the incredibly talented team at hiQ Labs.  They are at the very forefront of some of the most exciting developments in People Analytics.  Their science and insights have helped companies make a demonstrable reduction in their turnover saving them millions of dollars in employee attrition," says Dr. Housman of hiQ Labs.

"Dr. Housman brings a long and impressive data science track record of success to hiQ  Labs'  People Analytics team,"  says Darren Kaplan, CEO / Co-founder of hiQ Labs.  "Adding Dr. Housman to our team is the first of many exciting announcements regarding our fast paced growth."

About hiQ Labs:

hiQ Labs is the Global Standard for People Analytics. It is fundamentally changing the enterprise workforce by using predictive analytics to drive better personnel decisions. hiQ Labs' elite technical team applies data-driven science to the evolution and development of your workforce.