SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zenefits today proudly announces the appointment of Beth Steinberg as the company’s chief people officer, reporting to CEO Jay Fulcher. Steinberg brings deep expertise in culture development, talent strategy and leadership development to the Zenefits team, having held positions at BrightRoll and Facebook, and in her work helping dozens of companies through her people and talent advisory firm, Mensch Ventures. Beth’s hire comes at a key time as Zenefits builds out an impressive senior leadership team and continues its evolution as the leading HR software platform for small and medium-sized companies.
“Beth has a great track record of successfully cultivating culture and developing talent. While her work has helped propel growth at some of the most innovative and inspiring companies in Silicon Valley, it is her passion for people that ultimately sets her apart as an industry leader,” said Jay Fulcher, CEO of Zenefits. “In her role as chief people officer, Beth will positively impact not only employees at Zenefits, but also our product: millions of her peers need an HR SaaS solution that puts employees first, and we want her voice in our process for delivering on that promise. Her knowledge of organization dynamics will guide our company through an exciting period of growth and change.”
Beth has held leadership positions at some of the biggest companies in Silicon Valley including Facebook, BrightRoll (acquired by Yahoo), Sunrun, and Electronic Arts. She has also held positions at Nike, Hewlett-Packard and Nordstrom. Most recently, Beth’s advisory firm Mensch Ventures has helped dozens of companies enhance company culture to drive business results and scale. Beth is a member of the U.S. State Department’s TechWomen program and has spoken around the world on the issues of equal education and opportunity for women.
“Positive culture and the employee experience are the foundation for sustained growth and success. Zenefits gives me an ideal platform to impact these issues not just for Zenefits employees, but for millions of employees across the nation,” said Beth Steinberg, CPO of Zenefits. “Zenefits leads by example with best-in-class practices on issues like diversity, inclusion and compliance. I am thrilled to work with Jay and the Zenefits leadership team to develop talent and culture strategies in order to drive business results and fuel growth.”
As Chief People Officer, Steinberg will oversee the creation, implementation and ongoing execution of HR policies and practices. As part of the leadership team, she will guide Zenefits in workforce strategy, talent development and organization management.
Beth is the latest addition to the Zenefits leadership team that includes Chief Executive Officer and Chairman Jay Fulcher, Chief Operating Officer Jeff Carr, Chief Marketing Officer Kevin Marasco and SVP of Product Lisa Reeves. Together, these HR and SaaS industry veterans will be the guiding influence behind Zenefits’ continued innovation and growth.
Zenefits is the leading all-in-one Digital HR platform for small and medium businesses. Designed as the single source of truth for managing the modern workforce, Zenefits delivers the most complete, all-mobile HR experience by tightly integrating its own powerful applications with dozens of best-of-breed providers on the Zenefits platform. Zenefits’ applications like HR, Benefits, Time, Payroll and Compliance combine with partner applications like email, collaboration, expense management, and employee engagement to create a powerful, integrated platform. Thousands of businesses use Zenefits to empower their employees, provide benefits, manage change, stay compliant, and be more productive.