Top 16 HR Influencers to Follow 2016/17 [INFOGRAPHIC]

At the heart of every successful HR Technology implementation, that reaps impressive ROI, is intelligent HR strategy. They’re inseparable.

The whole Jigsaw team live and breathe HR so here’s a list of those HR experts we consider to be leading the charge, influencers who you can’t afford not to follow.

If you’ve suggestions for others we’d love to hear them. Feel free to add them to the comments section or tweet us @JigsawCloud.

In no particular order…

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Jon Ingham

Jon is an analyst, blogger, consultant and speaker in strategic, innovative HR including HR Technology. He’s spoken at both Bill Kutik’s HR Technology Conference in the US and at the wonderful ‘HR Tech’ (Europe) Conference.


Trish McFarlane

Leading the way across the pond, Trish is co-host of HR Happy Hour, Co-Founder of HRevolution and & Women of HR as well as CEO at H3 HR Advisors.

Check out her blog at


Steve Boese

Steve is the Co-Chair of the HR Technology Conference, and Co-Host of HR Happy Hour with Trish, above. Steve writes and absolutely unmissable blog on HR / HR Tech which we highly recommend. here

Katie Jacobs, Editor of HR Magazine

A double whammy here, with Katie Jacobs the insightful editor at one of our favourite HR titles in the UK; HR Magazine.


Laszlo Bock

We really enjoyed Laszlo’s recent book, Work Rules where he draws on behavioral economics, human psychology and his experience as SVP of People Operations at Google to sharing lots of counterintuitive principles. Game changing insights you can’t afford to miss.


George LaRocque

George advises firms using or developing HR Technology and has an excellent blog here including this excellent post on Selecting the right HR Technology


Kris Dunn

VP of HR, Blogger and influencial founder of HR Capitalist and Fistful of Talent. Two must read blogs.


Andy Headworth

Andy is Founder and Sirona Consulting and specializes in Social Recruiting, Talent acquisition and Digital Recruitment.


Bill Kutik

Bill is the ‘father of HR Tech Conference’, an independent HCM analyst and host of the ‘Firing Line’. As moderator of 109 panels it’s not surprise Bill makes our list of top HR Influencers.


Josh Bersin

Josh’s specialties lie in Corporate Talent and Learning and is founder of Bersin, the advisory firm focused on Talent Management, Leadership and HR Technology.


Robin Schooling

Robin is a leading HR Strategist, speaker and writer and writes and excellent blog here:



Okay so not quite an individual but definitely a team of highly insightful HR experts – another excellent UK title for HR news.


Jarret Pazahanick

For anything SAP SuccessFactors, but as a leading HR thinker more generally, we try not to go a week without tuning into what Jarret is saying in the world of HR.


Suzanne Lucas

Suzanne runs one of the most popular HR blogs in the US and arguably world. She works tirelessly to demystify Human Resources departments for SME’s.


Sameer Patel

Another leading light in the SAP world, and for SuccessFactors. Sameer writes a brilliantly insightful blog at


Dave Ulrich

Lastly, but far from least, the mighty Dave Ulrich. If you’re not yet following Dave or reading his blog at then waste no more time.


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