Dr. Melissa Feigelson

Director, People Analytics

Dr. Melissa Feigelson is a Human Capital analytics leader with experience developing corporate Workforce Analytics functions that deliver key talent insights and support strategic business initiatives. Her work covers a broad reach across the data and analytics maturity curve from data and reporting on the talent lifecycle to the development of a strategic workforce planning discipline. Melissa can set the strategy for analytics, lead cross-disciplinary review of analytics across HR functions, and drive the design and development of tools that enable HR professionals to transform big picture data into meaningful metrics. Having joined Verisk Analytics in early 2020, Melissa has delivered a People Managers Dashboard to all managers, developed the first Human Capital Report, supported Talent Management, Talent Acquisition and the Total Rewards teams and will continue to grow the People Analytics function.


Throughout Melissa’s career, she has been recognized for her work in building HR and business leader capability in the area of workforce analytics and while at BASF led the design and delivery of the diversity dashboard that won the Innovation Award from DiversityInc. Experience working across many disciplines of HR, including talent acquisition, learning and development, total rewards, employee engagement and organization development provided Melissa with unique capabilities and insights that she applies to the human capital field. Her ‘end-to-end’ perspective helps her to collaborate and add value across the organizations she supports. The common thread throughout all Melissa’s work is to give leaders greater insight into organizational trends and empower evidence-based decision making. She has spoken at numerous national conferences, including HCI, SIOP, TMA, IHRIM, and HR Tech.


Melissa earned a PhD in Industrial Organization Psychology from the State University of New York at Albany and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Binghamton University.

All Sessions by Dr. Melissa Feigelson

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Day 1: Dec 7, 2021

Day 2: Dec 8, 2021

12:30 pm

12:30 pm


Boost the Performance of your People Analytics Program with Improved Data Governance, Integrity and Retrieval

The reliability of your people analytics process depends on the quality and accessibility of the data at its core. Propel your people analytics program forward by improving your data quality and management. Leave with valuable takeaways to help you:

  • Establish a data governance framework that earns employee trust and guarantees access to the data needed across your organization.
  • Understand how HR data links with enterprise data analytics to provide an overall picture of organizational health.
  • Develop a data dictionary to improve the reliability of data inputs.

Ensure the success of your people analytics program with foundational data management practices.