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Strategic HR at Mt. Washington: October 22-24 in Bretton Woods, NH


Aaron Backman

Aaron Backman is a friendly and confident HR professional who has recently returned to the Seattle area. He can often be spotted enjoying urban hikes, strolling through museum halls, and dancing in roller-skates as if nobody’s watching.

With over a decade of experience as a strategic partner and trusted advisor to executives across various industries, Aaron synthesizes deep domain knowledge, a unique perspective, and vast amounts of data to devise creative solutions to the problems that keep executives up at night. His ability to work cross-functionally and lead projects effectively enables him to succeed in any environment or industry, whether facilitating hyper-growth at privately held organizations and startups or leading special growth initiatives in “Big Tech.”

Aaron has played an important role in DEI initiatives, change management, and employer branding as a dedicated advocate for diversity and inclusion. He excels in addressing sensitive workplace issues and promoting positive environments and relationships. His adaptability and the unique blend of technical and non-technical expertise he possesses make him a rare and valuable addition to any team.

He loves to share his knowledge and can often be found discussing People Operations/HR and Talent Acquisition.

Sessions: KEYNOTE PANEL: HR Technology Unleashed, PLENARY: The Innovation Paradox