Analyst & Advisory
What We Offer
Working with HR executives, COOs, and People Operations leaders as a partner and guide to the future of work. We will work together on your HR and tech strategy so that you can design and deploy new processes confidently.
Busy executives in boardrooms and at events want to know more about the intersection of technology and work, and the IMPACT it can make on their business results. Engage me to speak if you are looking for clarity on HR’s changing role in the workplace, and the future of HR and HR technology. I am available for industry events, tech user conferences, tech vendor company meetings, industry webinars, and more.
1989 - 1998
From staffing to employer side talent acquisition to Human Resources. Founder of an HR and Recruiting Outsourcing firm working with dozens of tech firms in the Boston area. We managed the recruiting and did HR consulting for firms like Monster.com, OpenMarket, 3Com, OneWave, and more. We took these HR departments to the web and started branding them there. We implemented HR tech across the lifecycle and a love affair with emerging technology for the workplace emerged.
1998 - 2009
Was one of the first 12 employees at HireSystems (became BrassRing – now IBM). Grew BrassRing, running global sales, to $50 million. Took Deploy (now Kronos) into the RPO/HRO space. GM with P&L responsiblity for HireDesk (now Talemetry). Ran sales for Bullhorn through their first $25 million VC round with Highland Capital Partners.
Managing vendors to funding, profitability, or both with responsibilities across the enterprise.
2009 to present
LAROCQUE, LLC starts advisory and consulting with HR tech vendors, helping them with a variety of Go-To-Market insights and strategies. In 2011 the HRWins Companies to Watch list of innovators was launched. In 2013 launched the InfluenceHR marketing symposium for HR tech marketing (sold The Starr Conspiracy). 2014 launched Future of HR Tech research, and other supporting research reports and advisory services. Regulary speaking at industry and HR tech vendor events on the future of work and HR technology