Anthony Walter

Head of People Analytics & Technology, Dropbox

At Dropbox, Anthony leads the development and execution of the people analytics strategy and long-term roadmap focused on all aspects of the employee lifecycle. He also oversees the HR tech product management function, partnering with functional owners and IT to gather requirements, assess/manage vendors, drive new development/enhancements, and execute against product roadmaps.

Prior to joining Dropbox, Anthony led the Workforce Analytics & HR Strategy function at Gap, Inc., driving data-driven people insights and long-term strategies for its 140,000+ person workforce.Anthony was also a Senior Consultant at the firm Booz Allen Hamilton, advising clients on building best-in-class workforce planning and analytics capabilities and supporting infrastructure.

Anthony earned a BA in Psychology from Arizona State University and a MA in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University.

Upcoming Conference Sessions Featuring Anthony Walter


Building a People Analytics Function: Steps any Organization can take to be Successful

Being a cloud-based file sharing company, Dropbox users share billions of files with each other each day, making data accessible and collaborative.  The People Analytics team also wanted to enhance internal collaboration and decision-making by building a people analytics capability that started with the business priorities and ended with self-service capabilities to get the data into the hands of more users.

Head of People Analytics and Technology at Dropbox, Anthony Walter will share how they built their people analytics capability from scratch. He’ll share the key steps in their journey starting with the business needs, evaluating the needed technology, building internal capability for understanding people metrics, developing automated reporting and measuring every step of the way.

You will learn:

What are the key steps any organization can take to build their people analytics function.
What are the important steps is understanding business priorities ...

Read More