Rich Cober

Rich Cober

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer MicroStrategy at MicroStrategy

Rich Cober is MicroStrategy’s Chief Human Resources Officer. In this role, Rich leads MicroStrategy’s teams responsible for HR Business Partnership, HR Operations, Talent Acquisition, and Talent Management. Prior to this role, Rich worked for Marriott International where he served as a senior HR Business Partner, senior leader within Marriott’s learning organization, and a senior leader responsible for Marriott’s Talent Management Analytics and Solutions (TMAS) Team. Across roles, Rich advised senior stakeholders on Talent Strategy issues, built plans for designing and deploying HR tools and processes, and built Marriott’s organizational capability through a variety of organizational design initiatives. Rich began his career earning his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Akron and before coming to Marriott, was a visiting professor in Cleveland State University’s School of Business and then spent several years working in management consulting. In addition to his professional experience, Rich has published his research in the areas of employee recruitment, hiring, and performance management in academic journals, had research findings cited in the popular press, and is a regular presenter and chairperson at professional conferences. Rich received the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology’s (SIOP) Early Career Contributions award in 2014.

Posts by Rich

BI Trends

Why Enterprise Organizations Need to Pay Attention to Their People Metrics

Rich Cober 9/5/2018 3:57:46 PMWednesday, September 5, 2018

BI Trends

So You Think You Want to be a Chief Data Officer?

Rich Cober 6/12/2018 11:05:05 AMTuesday, June 12, 2018

News and Events

90 Days To Nail It - How Leveraging Data Early Can Support Employee Success

Rich Cober 11/21/2017 7:44:17 AMTuesday, November 21, 2017

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