Jas Athwal Joins Visier’s Board of Directors

September 9, 2019

Athwal brings decades of technology and finance experience to Visier’s Board of Directors

 

VANCOUVER, BC – Sept 9, 2019Visier, 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

 

About Visier

Our curiosity, the desire to understand, is inseparable from what it means to be human. But, in the hype of big data analytics, we’ve forgotten that data does not equal knowledge.

Visier was founded to focus on what matters: answering the right business 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 is dedicated to transforming business analytics, to providing leaders with clear answers to critical business questions — out-of-the-box, without the hassle and cost of data management, statements of work, and long and risky development projects.

Visier lets companies say goodbye to data quality problems, to complexity, to costly tools, to endless service fees, and guesswork. A people strategy platform designed by domain experts for leaders, Visier lets leaders say hello to clarity, to confidence, to meaningful answers — and to better business performance. Say hello to Visier. Outsmart, outperform.

For more information, visit http://www.visier.com.

 

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