Former LinkedIn and eBay Leader Joins hiQ Labs Management Team

New VP of Products and Strategy, Manisha Gupta, Brings Deep Human Capital Management Experience to Fast-growing People Analytics Company

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2016 -- hiQ Labs, the global standard for People Analytics, today announced that Manisha Gupta has joined the company as vice president of Products and Strategy. Gupta brings deep experience in human capital management (HCM) gained while leading global programs at LinkedIn and eBay. In her new role, she will be responsible for driving hiQ Labs' product roadmap and strategy as the company continues to expand its footprint in the People Analytics market.

Previously, Gupta served as the founding leader for LinkedIn's Global Technical Product Consulting & Partner Programs team, which was spread across 12 countries. She grew LinkedIn's Jobs Product Growth from 40,000 jobs to over one million jobs and spearheaded integration products and service partnerships to drive customer success for Talent Solutions, LinkedIn's fastest growing and largest business line. A frequent public speaker, Gupta also holds a Patent on "Facilitating internal mobility within an organization" through her career at LinkedIn.

"Elevating every employee's true potential through science and People Analytics is now possible, and I'm excited to join this passionate and innovative team at hiQ Labs who is at the heart of making this happen," said Gupta. "I look forward to helping customers and partners put People Analytics front and center for every business."

Today at hiQ Elevate -- the must-attend conference for HR and people analytics professionals -- Gupta will be presenting the company's Product and Science Update alongside Genevieve Graves, hiQ Labs' Chief Science Officer, and Chris LeBailly, hiQ Labs' Data Scientist.

"The expansion of the management team comes at a time when hiQ Labs is experiencing rapid growth," saidDarren Kaplan, CEO and co-founder of hiQ Labs. "Manisha's experience building multi-million dollar revenue generating solutions for HR made her an ideal fit for hiQ Labs. We continue to focus on bringing in the best talent to round out our team, all in an effort to further accelerate product development and innovation to deliver the best People Analytics solutions to our customers and the market."

Gupta's experience also includes working with a Bay Area venture capital firm mapping the HCM ecosystem of start-ups and incumbents. She holds a Masters in Computer Science, and is pursuing her MBA from the Wharton Business School. Additionally, Gupta is an advisor for Youth Business USA and cofounder of

About hiQ Labs

hiQ Labs is the global standard for People Analytics. By applying data science and machine learning to internal and external data, hiQ Labs helps HR teams make better, more reliable people decisions. Easy to deploy and fast to deliver predictive insights, hiQ Labs' cloud platform transforms how enterprises retain their best talent. The world's most forward thinking brands rely on hiQ Labs to significantly reduce turnover and save millions of dollars in employee attrition.

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