Jas Athwal Joins Visier’s Board of Directors
Athwal brings decades of technology and finance experience to Visier’s Board of Directors
VANCOUVER, BC – Sept 9, 2019 — Visier, the globally recognized leader in people analytics and planning, today announced Jas Athwal, former Chief Accounting Officer of Facebook, has joined the Visier Board of Directors. Athwal brings a wealth of experience to Visier, particularly his expertise in high growth business finance and planning, having helped guide Facebook through its historic IPO, and successive growth plan to over $25B in revenue.
“We are honoured to have Jas join our Board of Directors,” said John Schwarz, CEO of Visier. “Jas brings very relevant experience and knowledge from his days at Facebook and Yahoo! that will be invaluable to our company as we continue to scale our business and extend our reach beyond the HR market.”
Athwal most recently served as the Chief Accounting Officer for Facebook, guiding the company through a number of complex negotiations and acquisitions up until 2017. Previously Athwal served as the Director of Revenue for Yahoo! as well as the Manager of Revenue and Reporting for Extricity. He holds a Bachelor of Science from San Jose State University.
“Visier has tremendous business potential, and I trust that the experience that I bring to this board will be a valuable resource at this stage of the business,” said Jas Athwal. “Once I saw the product in action, I knew this company was something special, and am very excited to be part of this strong Board of Directors and the Visier team overall.”
He joins Gabrielle Toledano as the second independent member of the board.
For more information about Visier’s leadership, please visit www.visier.com/about/leadership
Visier’s purpose is to help people see the truth and create a better future—now.
Visier was founded to focus on what matters to business people: answering the right questions, even the ones a person might not know to ask. Questions that shape business strategy, provide the impetus for taking action, and drive better business results.
Visier delivers fast, clear people insight by using all the available people data—regardless of source. With best-practice expertise built-in, decision-makers can confidently take action. Thanks to our amazing customers, Visier is the market leader in Workforce Analytics with 5,000 customers in 75 countries around the world.
For more information, visit http://www.visier.com.
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