hiQ Labs Elevate Breaks Attendee Records and Becomes the Largest, Most Influential People Analytics Community

hiQ Elevate is a Leading Indicator of the Explosive Demand for Predictive People Analytics Solutions and Best Practices

SAN FRANCISCO, May 17, 2016 -- hiQ Labs, the global standard for People Analytics, today announced that hiQ Elevate, to be held today, May 17 in New York City, is sold out with record attendance.

"People Analytics is exploding, as leading companies are applying data science to HR in order to create tangible competitive advantage," said Darren Kaplan, CEO and co-founder of hiQ Labs. "We believe that within the next five years, People Analytics will be among the fastest growing categories of HR professionals. The rapid growth of hiQ Labs' Fortune 500 customer list and massive attendance at hiQ Elevate underscore our thriving community's desire to network with the most influential thought leaders working in People Analytics today."

Built by and for those leading the way in HR data science innovation, hiQ Elevate brings together Data Scientists, Workforce Scientists, Talent Analysts and Chief Human Resource Officers (CHROs) from Fortune 500 companies to discuss real-world case studies and best practices.

At the NYC Elevate event, hiQ Labs will debut a new panel discussion titled "Is Software Better at Managing People than You Are?" Inspired by the March 2016 Fortune magazine article by the same name, the session will debate the merits of using data science to make employee hiring and managing decisions. It will address common pitfalls to consider, along with best practices for how to use People Analytics to identify candidates for key promotions, and retain and attract talent. hiQ Labs' Workforce Scientist in Residence Michael Housman will moderate the session. Panelists will include Ryan Hammond, PhD, Head of People Analytics at hiQ Labs, and James Gallman, GE's Strategic Workforce Planning Leader, who were both featured in the article.

"From our work with leading global brands, we've seen how People Analytics is transforming the way we manage and work," said Housman. "hiQ Labs is committed to fueling innovation in this sector by bringing together the brightest minds to share best practices, and I look forward to diving further into this hot topic during the panel discussion."

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.

Founded in 2013 and led by an elite team of data scientists and analysts, hiQ Labs has offices in Atlanta, New York and San Francisco. For more information, visit www.hiqlabs.com, or join us on Twitter @hiQLabs and LinkedIn.