Friday, October 27, 2017
Netflix Steals Back HR Exec From Scopely
Online movie streaming service Netflix has stolen back an executive from Los Angeles-based Scopely, to head up its human resources and talent management efforts. Netflix said on Thursday that it has named Jessica Neal as Chief Talent Officer of the company, to head up the company's group responsible for culture, human resources, recruiting, and coaching its team, according to the company. Neal had been Chief People Officer at Scopely in Los Angeles until earlier this year. She had joined Scopely in 2015. Neal is a veteran of Netflix, having served Vice President Talent and Talent Acquisition at the company from 2006 until 2013; she later was VP of Talent at Coursera. Netflix is based in Los Gatos, but has significant operations in the Los Angeles area.