iCIMS Introduces CHRO Advisory Board

Leading talent cloud company appoints HR executives to inspire talent transformation and provide deeper value for its customers

iCIMS, the talent cloud company, has appointed industry experts to its new CHRO Advisory Board. The advisors will offer strategic support to enterprises and their leadership teams as they innovate through the new future of work, transform virtual talent experiences, scale their businesses, and navigate challenges along the way. They will provide strategic guidance to enable iCIMS’ growing community of more than 4,000 customers to attract, engage, hire and advance the right talent and have a greater impact on business performance.

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The CHRO Advisory Board is led by Charles Mah, chief evangelist at iCIMS, who has more than 15 years of talent leadership experience in building strong teams for Workday, SAP and Databricks. Members of the board include:

  • Tracy Edkins, former CHRO for Splunk. Edkins has held senior leadership positions with eBay and Starbucks. She has experience supporting organizations through times of significant growth, re-inventing and transforming businesses through their people, and building diverse teams. She has helped companies receive noteworthy recognition as a top employer.
  • Mary Humiston, founder of Modern Career. Humiston previously served as CHRO of Rolls-Royce and CHRO of Applied Materials. In addition to serving as a senior advisor to Accenture, she has held senior leadership positions with Honeywell, Gap Inc., and General Electric. Humiston specializes in building long-term talent growth programs, elevating diversity in the workplace and driving career programs for all talent to shape the future of work.
  • Jewell Parkinson, chief people officer at iCIMS. Parkinson brings more than 25 years of experience empowering high-performance teams. She is a purpose-driven global human resources leader with a passion for innovation and delivering results. Parkinson previously served as the senior vice president of human resources for SAP.

In addition to the CHRO members of the board, Job Simon will serve as the board’s advisor to CIOs, CTOs and other technology leaders, providing counsel on their digital talent transformation efforts and leveraging technology to scale with their business. Simon has experience working with start-ups to global enterprises, and has held senior leadership roles with Workday, Salesforce, Cymer and VMware.

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“Without great talent, businesses cannot accomplish great things, and we are now able to offer deeper value to companies who know that talent is their competitive difference, but need a little extra guidance to get there,” said Mah. “We’ve compiled a team of strategic, innovative leaders who have impressive backgrounds to help other HR, tech and business leaders build their winning workforce, and will continue to build out the board as we identify other impactful leaders.”

“I am impressed by the innovation that iCIMS consistently delivers to its customers to enable them to hire and build strong teams at scale,” said Edkins. “Now is the perfect time to join this dynamic community of talent innovators leading the way in talent transformation.”

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