Jason Averbook

With a career that spans over two decades in HR and technology, Jason Averbook is senior partner and the Global Leader of HR Transformation at Mercer, where he also is a leading figure in the firm's global generative AI strategy and services. He is the author of two books on the future of HR and HR technology. From 2018 to 2023, Averbook was co-founder/CEO of Leapgen, a company committed to shaping the future workplace. He also serves as an adjunct professor at universities worldwide, has held senior roles at industry giants such as PeopleSoft and Ceridian and is frequently quoted by top media outlets.

Why a growth mindset can drive HR innovation, despite cost-center concerns

By embracing change and harnessing tech, HR can navigate the complexities of the digital age with agility, writes expert Jason Averbook.

What it takes to operate as a true digital HR function

Mercer's Jason Averbook shares five strategies HR pros can take to position their team as the org's leader on digital transformation.

HR and IT synergy: The key to making HR tech work in 2024

HR and IT teams need to be in lockstep to build a digital-first organization that allows HR to thrive in this ever-changing world.

Fearful of AI in HR? How to work better with the tech

Analyst and HR Tech Europe speaker Jason Averbook explores the mindset HR leaders need to envision AI in HR as an opportunity, not a threat.

To truly unleash the power of generative AI, don’t forget the human

Generative AI and human adaptability must work together to make sustainable progress, writes HR Tech Conference speaker Jason Averbook.

The great tech squander: 10 ways to NOT fumble your HR digital strategy

A well-planned HR digital strategy, coupled with smart tech selection, can yield significant results for organizations.

Gen Z is unhappy: 5 ways HR can create the EX young workers are craving

HR needs to design experiences that align with the unique expectations of the workforce's newest entrants.

‘Unlearning’ is the best way to emerge from this crisis

A crisis like the pandemic can provide the perfect opportunity to accelerate growth and change business for the better.

An open letter from Minneapolis: This is about more than the verdict

Why HR leaders must acknowledge the emotion around George Floyd's murder.

Averbook: How to design a digital-change experience that sticks

Making progress permanent requires 'humanizing work by meeting people where they are,' industry analyst writes.