Leading with Talent: Playing the Long Game
Leading with Talent: Playing the Long Game is a weekly show on Cloudflare TV that amplifies the stories of incredible talent & people leaders showing up every day building companies impacting millions of people around the world.
This week's guest is Bryan Power, Nextdoor's Head of People, reporting to Sarah Friar, Nextdoor's CEO. Nextdoor is expanding rapidly across the world, and Bryan’s incredible experience leading human resources, talent acquisition, and employee development for global companies will be a tremendous addition to the team.
Bryan has more than 20 years of human resources and talent acquisition experience to Nextdoor – most recently as Chief Human Resources Officer at Yahoo. Throughout his time at Yahoo, Bryan was responsible for leading the global People Team, serving more than 10,000 employees in 30 offices across the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. Accountable for talent acquisition, diversity and inclusion, learning and development, people analytics, and culture, Bryan’s team oversaw all aspects of the employee experience.
Prior to Yahoo, Bryan held a similar role at Square, successfully growing the company from 350 to 1600 employees, ramping employee programs and HR infrastructure ahead of the company’s successful public offering in November 2015. Previous to Square, Bryan spent eight years at Google leading global recruiting teams in various organizations, including software engineering, product management and sales & marketing. He is also a board member of Avenica, a U.S. recruiting firm that focuses on placing recent college graduates into entry-level career-track positions, as well as an advisor to a number of high-growth tech companies in San Francisco.