Marty Reaume (Twilio): The Importance of Investing in HR Leadership at an Early Stage Startup
A Chief People Officer may not be the first choice to add to a board, but it is a choice that all early stage startups should make from the very beginning. Marty Reaume, Chief People Officer at Twilio, has held multiple HR and People positions at companies like NetSuite and Fitbit. She also holds board positions at Ambra Health and SPS Commerce. Marty explains the importance of hiring HR and People talent early on in a business and key initiatives that are currently top of mind as the CPO at Twilio. She also explains when she started to get serious about joining a board and advice for a CEO building out her board for the first time.