SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 19, 2013) - GoodData®, the leader in cloud business intelligence, today announced the addition of Divyasmita Ghatak as Chief People Officer. Ghatak brings extensive leadership experience developing strategic people operations for diverse global businesses, with a special focus on employee engagement, talent and leadership development, corporate culture and organizational collaboration.
"As GoodData enters 2014, now more than ever we will increase our focus on people," said Roman Stanek, founder and CEO of GoodData. "We will invest in programs that attract and retain the best talent and further extend our brand of customer obsession into our everyday culture. We are excited to welcome Divyasmita, who has the right experience and vision to make this happen."
Ghatak joins GoodData from Cisco Systems where she led talent and implementation of people strategy for SaaS and Collaboration, assuming HR responsibility for 4,500 employees globally. Prior to Cisco, she served as Director of Human Resources for North American Operations at Tavant Technologies, where she led multiple organization design changes as the company moved to a global delivery model. Previously, Ghatak founded and served as CEO for Venturis India, an executive search firm that placed candidates with multinational firms in India.
Through her data-driven approach to human resources, Ghatak will focus on measurable impact and align people processes with company brand, culture and goals.
"GoodData has a strong commitment to delighting its customers with the best BI experience possible," said Ghatak. "My primary goal is to translate that attitude to how we serve our employees. We need to build a culture that matches our brand, develop and attract the industry's best talent and foster collaboration across the organization."
Ghatak will oversee people operations for all of GoodData's offices, including San Francisco and Portland in the U.S. and Prague and Brno in the Czech Republic.
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