Heather Whiteman


Ph.D., Human Capital Management, Bellevue University

Heather Whiteman, Ph.D. is an expert in People Analytics, Talent Transformation, and the Future of Work. Whiteman teaches business and data courses at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management as well as People Analytics at UC Berkeley Haas and UC San Diego Rady. She also serves as a Future Workplace Fellow and as a board advisor to organizations focused on using people data for good. She has held executive roles leading People Analytics, Talent Management, Learning & Development, HR Operations and HR Technology at companies like General Electric (GE) and more through consulting partnerships.

Whiteman has a master’s degree and Ph.D. focusing on the science of people at work. She has led organizations through hyper-growth, digital transformation, mergers, acquisitions and restructuring with the use of advanced, data-driven talent management techniques. Whiteman’s passion and focus lie in helping organizations prepare for the challenges of the future of work, digital talent transformation, and in enabling a new future driven by fair data and people analytics insights for good.