Vice President, HCM Innovation, Ultimate Software
Cecile Alper-Leroux is Vice President of Human Capital Management (HCM) Innovation at Ultimate Software. Since 2010, she has focused on fostering a culture of innovation at Ultimate, resulting in the delivery of advanced, people-centric HCM technology solutions and services. She also has served as Ultimate’s VP of Product Development, responsible for defining and developing the global vision and strategy for Ultimate’s industry-leading HR, payroll, and talent management solutions. With more than 20 years of experience in the HCM industry, Cecile has served in several capacities across the globe, including as Director of Global HCM Product Strategy for Lawson Software, where she led the strategic direction for the company’s next generation of talent management products. She has also served as Lawson’s Global Business Development Manager, focused on Latin American and European markets, as well as the company’s first HR Presales Consultant, covering markets in France and the U.K. Passionate about people and technology in the workplace, Cecile is an internationally sought-out speaker, thought leader, and visionary on HCM trends, hot topics, and global strategies.