Director, Total Rewards & People Operations @ Alector Strategic leader for the full lifecycle of the experience from the moment of hire onward for the fast-growing biotech, Alector, working towards a cure for Alzheimer's disease. South San FranciscoSr. Manager, Global Compensation @ Adaptive Insights Created a mature Total Rewards function within Adaptive Insights to help stabilize the...
Director, Total Rewards & People Operations @ Alector Strategic leader for the full lifecycle of the experience from the moment of hire onward for the fast-growing biotech, Alector, working towards a cure for Alzheimer's disease. South San FranciscoSr. Manager, Global Compensation @ Adaptive Insights Created a mature Total Rewards function within Adaptive Insights to help stabilize the company’s attrition rates and then prepare the company for Initial Public Offering, resulting in an acquisition by Workday.• Developed Adaptive Insights’ Total Rewards Philosophy to create a mature, robust compensation program including performance management, merit and equity cycles, and benefits and perks packages.• Prepared the company for Initial Public Offering by partnering with an outside consulting firm to create an RSU program, among other projects and then post-acquisition, point-person for compensation integration work and on-going support for the business unit.• Partnered with senior leadership, finance, and sales operations to build, and continuously evaluate, robust sales incentive plans to help drive towards organizational goals and company KPIs.• Created and executed on a plan to bring all departments to a market-competitive position.• Drove content and preparation for Executive and Board of Directors meetings across all HR functions.• Regularly presented to the Executive leadership, company management, and the larger employee base on compensation programs, training, and the ongoing evolution of the company’s compensation-related initiatives.• Rebuilt the company’s internal job structure and career ladders and designed a biannual salary and equity program to better-enable Adaptive’s management to hire and retain key employees.• Assist HR team in other functions to drive towards HR strategy including benefits cost-benefit analysis, health care plan offerings, implementing a new ATS for the recruiting team, organizational design, and acting in a business partner capacity. From August 2016 to May 2019 (2 years 10 months) Palo Alto, CaliforniaManager, Global Compensation @ Machine Zone, Inc. Built and implemented a highly competitive Global Total Rewards program to support Machine Zone’s rapid international expansion and journey towards Initial Public Offering. Accomplishments include:• Created a Total Rewards Philosophy to assure successful recruitment and retention of our employees.• Built tools to create and manage the bi-annual merit and equity cycles and drive to the Total Rewards Philosophy; partnered with Executive leadership to provide compensation guidance.• Created an internal job structure, career ladders, and other tools to create an efficient and effective compensation experience.• Collaborated with HRIS team to design the compensation module and merit planning for Workday implementation.• Regularly presented to C-level and Executive staff regarding performance management and compensation programs. From September 2015 to July 2016 (11 months) Palo AltoCompensation Program Manager @ Ooyala Design and managed the full spectrum of Compensation Programs to support company goals leading to an Acquisition by Telstra, including the quarterly Bonus Program, Performance Management program, the bi-annual Salary Adjustment cycles, the annual Equity Refresh program, and the Sales Compensation Plans. Owned and maintained our HR systems, and designed the Company's Rewards and Recognition programs.Other projects of note:• Annual Sales Compensation Plans design and administrative oversight• Bonus Program design• Equity Program design• Mergers & Acquisitions project team• Conducted Compensation and Equity analyses to support Executive decision-making• Created and managed Employee Engagement programs (Rewards & Recognition) From November 2013 to August 2015 (1 year 10 months) Santa Clara, CaliforniaCompensation Analyst @ VMware Supported the Global Total Rewards team in ongoing program management, salary range development and maintenance, ad hoc projects, and support to recruitment, finance, and accounting.• Calculated company-wide compensation metrics• Created and maintained job code and salary ranges• Compiled quarterly data submissions to surveys including Radford, Mercer, IPAS, and Comptryx• Managed department budget• Compiled monthly bonus accrual reporting and purchase order accruals • Prepared global demographic reports and total rewards statements • Audited Compensation databases including Workday, Kenexa and SharePoint• Ad hoc reporting for the Compensation and Benefits teams through Workday From June 2012 to November 2013 (1 year 6 months) Palo Alto, CaliforniaIncentive Planning Intern @ Oracle • Built and managed the Global Incentive Compensation website• Audited and improved Oracle's sales force Terms and Conditions• Communicated with Finance and Operations departments to create SPIF and Compensation Rules announcements• Posted and maintained Incentive Compensation documents to Oracle's document databases• Instructed Incentive Planning team about Oracle products. From October 2011 to June 2012 (9 months) Pleasanton, CATactical Planning Intern @ Oracle • Assisted Global Incentive Compensation with sales force compensation plans approval• Updated and corrected errors in hierarchies through resource database• Activated new plan codes in database• Updated information with in product matrix database. From July 2011 to October 2011 (4 months) Rocklin, CaFinancial Training Program Intern @ Morgan Stanley • Portfolio composition• Weekly stock analysis and reports• Industry analysis• Intern team leader From March 2011 to June 2011 (4 months) Sacramento, California
Director, Total Rewards & People Operations
South San Francisco
Sr. Manager, Global Compensation
August 2016 to May 2019
Palo Alto, California
Machine Zone, Inc.
Manager, Global Compensation
September 2015 to July 2016
Compensation Program Manager
November 2013 to August 2015
Santa Clara, California
June 2012 to November 2013
Palo Alto, California
Incentive Planning Intern
October 2011 to June 2012
Tactical Planning Intern
July 2011 to October 2011
Financial Training Program Intern
March 2011 to June 2011
Strategic leader for the full lifecycle of the experience from the moment of hire onward for the fast-growing biotech, Alector, working towards a cure for Alzheimer's disease. Strategic leader for the full lifecycle of the experience from the moment of hire onward for the fast-growing biotech, Alector, working towards a cure for Alzheimer's disease.
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Lauren Cheney works for Alector
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Lauren Cheney is Director, Total Rewards & People Operations
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Lauren Cheney works in the Biotechnology industry.
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