Melanie Vaget is the Head of People Operations at Talespin. As trusted advisor and HR Business Partner to the executive team, Melanie brings 13 years of Silicon Beach people operations expertise with a background in creative production, agency and enterprise experience to Talespin’s strategic mission. An early champion of Culture & Engagement, she is a pioneer in ‘Measuring what Matters’ and quantifying the impact of Employee Experience on performance, retention and organizational acceleration. Her career in People Operations was launched from her experience at Google as one of the first members of the AdSense International Language QE team. With the knowledge she acquired under Laszlo Bock (Work Rules), she was tapped to join a team of Xooglers and launch a data startup (Factual Inc) where she scaled people operations from stealth mode to a 35M series B.
Recognized for her people-focused strategic leadership and mentorship to Women in Tech, Melanie’s reputation as an HRBP brings candor, grit, and vision to accelerate Talspin’s mission to exemplify the the Future of Work as an Employer of Choice in the global market. Melanie holds a BA from Smith College and senior HR certification from the Society of Human Resource Management.