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hiQ Labs Announces 2016 hiQ Elevate Event Series for People Analytics Community
hiQ Elevate to Showcase World-class Lineup of HR Data Science Experts
John Sumser to Keynote Santa Clara Event

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- hiQ Labs, the global standard for People Analytics, today announced the 2016 hiQ Elevate event series. The multi-city tour will include Santa Clara, Calif. on March 1st, New York City on May 17th and San Francisco in the Fall. Each complimentary, one-day conference will bring together a world-class lineup of experts, including Data Scientists, Workforce Scientists, Talent Analysts and Chief Human Resource Officers (CHROs) from Fortune 500 companies. These HR data science experts will share real-world case studies and best practices that will engage attendees on how to use data to make more informed and objective people decisions.

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"There's a ravenous interest in People Analytics across a range of industries and companies of all sizes are clamoring for new ways to use internal and external data to improve retention," said Darren Kaplan, CEO and co-founder of hiQ Labs. "On the heels of our phenomenal growth in 2015, we're thrilled to be able to expand our popular hiQ Elevate series with more dates and locations in order to serve a growing community that is shaping the future of People Analytics."

Also announced today is the keynote speaker for hiQ Elevate Santa Clara: John Sumser, Principal Analyst at HR Examiner. A leading independent analyst of the HR technology industry, Sumser will discuss "Ecosystems and Analytics," which will feature a highly interactive presentation on the complexities of ecosystem analytics.

"People Analytics is driving strategic advantage in leading large enterprises. The more they learn, the bigger the advantage," said Sumser. "At hiQ Elevate, you can see a stream of HR analytics leaders demonstrating the real-world benefits of a disciplined, evidence-based talent management philosophy. hiQ Labs is leading the charge in bringing People Analytics to the forefront of industry conversations, and I'm excited to be part of the event, and the movement."

Built by and for those leading the way in HR data science innovation, hiQ Elevate is the must-attend conference for HR and People Analytics professionals. Participants will gain actionable takeaways on how to use data and science to transform how HR organizations manage and work, as well as network with some of the most influential experts working in People Analytics today.

Registration is now open for the Santa Clara event. For more information and to register for hiQ Elevate, visit

About hiQ Labs
hiQ Labs is the global standard for People Analytics. By applying data science and machine learning to internal and external data, hiQ Labs helps HR teams make better, more reliable people decisions. Easy to deploy and fast to deliver predictive insights, hiQ Labs' cloud platform transforms how enterprises retain their best talent. The world's most forward thinking brands rely on hiQ Labs to significantly reduce turnover and save millions of dollars in employee attrition.

Founded in 2013 and led by an elite team of data scientists and analysts, hiQ Labs has offices in San Francisco and New York. For more information, visit, or join us on Twitter @hiQLabs and LinkedIn.

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For further information: Jennifer Kaplan, hiQ Labs,, (925) 876-9201