HR Leader, Amazon Canada
Michael joined Amazon in March 2019 and is based in Vancouver. Working in a constantly evolving and fast paced industry Michael is focused on building out people strategies to enable the tech development centres in Canada to continue to grow and scale. Prior to Amazon he led the HR Business team for realtor.com, a division of News Corp. While there Michael developed a passion for data, building out analytics and workforce planning capability and leading the organization through an evolution to data based decision making around its people; as well as leading the company through an acquisition and integration nearly doubling its population and changing its strategy. Earlier in his career Michael had global responsibilities for a tech firm in telecommunications, helped build the People Advisory practice at MNP and was a Labour Relations consultant for the BC Government. Michael has passion for bringing out the best in his people, driving for results and creating strong linkages between HR and business strategy.