Chief Talent Officer, CHRO at ServiceNow
Pat Wadors joined LinkedIn in January 2013 to lead its world-class talent and HR team. In addition to hiring, retaining, and inspiring top talent, Wadors is also responsible for all employee-related HR programs at LinkedIn, including compensation and benefits and performance management. She came to LinkedIn from Plantronics, where she was senior vice President of human resources, responsible for leading the company’s facilities and human resources programs across all its worldwide offices. From August 2011 to August 2012, Wadors also served as the HR executive advisor to Twitter. In that role, she worked with Twitter’s head of HR, CEO, and board of directors to help guide their workforce talent strategies to scale the business, while also attracting and retaining key talent. Previously, Wadors also spent more than four years at Yahoo!. As the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Yahoo!, Wadors led Yahoo!’s HR business partner function, which supported 14,500 employees in more than 17 locations. Prior to Yahoo!, Wadors served as the chief human resources officer for Align Technologies and also held senior human resource management positions at Applied Materials, Merck Pharmaceutical, Viacom International, and Calvin Klein Cosmetics. She graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from Ramapo College, with a major in Human Resources Management and a minor in Psychology.