Graduation season is here, and many recent or soon-to-be graduates are about to enter the workforce. In fact, it is estimated that companies plan to hire 26 percent more new graduates from the class of 2022 compared to the year before. Meeting the needs of this new workforce is key to successful talent acquisition and […]
About Courtney Townsend
Courtney Townsend, Chief People Officer at Duck Creek Technologies
Courtney Townsend is responsible for developing and executing Duck Creek’s overall human resources strategy and plan, including culture development, inclusion and diversity, succession planning, talent management, change management, and organizational and performance management. With more than 15 years in human resources, Townsend has extensive knowledge of the field and brings many strengths to Duck Creek Technologies, including strategic planning, organizational design, culture development, and internal and external engagement. Most recently, she served as Chief Human Resources Officer at Stats Perform, a sports technology company, where she managed overall leadership and direction for their global human resources function and served as a trusted advisor and coach to the CEO and executive leadership team. Prior to that, Townsend held key positions supporting human resources objectives at Wolters Kluwer, a global provider of professional information, software solutions, and services for a variety of sectors. Townsend is a graduate of Michigan State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business with a focus on human resource management.
Articles by Courtney Townsend
The enterprise and the workplace are increasingly influenced by technology and technology-driven processes. With digital upskilling becoming an increasing priority, this often comes with a new level of competency and a shift in demand on the skills required to fulfill the needs of a job. This is particularly true in the insurance industry, where we […]