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Scott Gordon

Director, HRBP

Workday

Education

MHRIR, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006
BBA, Business Marketing, University of Oklahoma

Career Highlights

  • Since 2012, held various HRBP & M&A Leader roles in high growth SaaS businesses. Architected the hiring of 2000+ software employees and the acquisition of 750+.
  • Played key roles in designing and facilitating the transformation of the global HR organizations at both GE and Workday.
  • Takes pride in developing progressive HR leaders.  Over the course of a career, directly managed 25+ HRBPs who have each continued successful careers at GE, Honeywell, Google, Pinterest, Facebook, Salesforce, & Activision.

Personal

  • Scott lives in the SF Bay Area with his wife and fellow alumna, Andi, MHRIR 2007, their Bernedoodle Gracie Mae and Peekapoo, Monkey The Moose.