Tamar Elkeles, Ph.D. is the Chief Human Resources Officer for XCOM, a rapidly growing wireless technology company propelling the next mobile revolution. She was previously Chief Talent Executive for Atlantic Bridge Capital, a global venture capital fund focused on technology investments. Prior to that she was Chief People Officer for Quixey, a Silicon Valley mobile technology start-up and before that had a 24 year tenure as a senior human resources executive at Qualcomm, including 17 years as Qualcomm’s Chief Learning Officer. She currently serves on the Board of Advisors of the Forbes School of Business & Technology at Ashford University, CTDO Next and the Editorial Board for Chief Learning Officer (CLO), a multimedia publication for the enterprise learning market. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Association for Talent Development (ATD) and The Conference Board’s Executive Council on Talent and Organizational Development. Dr. Elkeles is the author of three books focused on the CLO’s role: The Chief Learning Officer, Measuring the Success of Learning Through Technology and The Chief Talent Officer. She also serves as a strategic advisor to several startup companies in the talent, learning and education technology sector. Dr. Elkeles was elected to our board of directors in August 2018.