Podcast with Nancy Connery, Founder of Connery Consulting and Co-Founder of OpenComp

On Season 3 Episode 11 of the Think Like A Founder podcast, Maureen Taylor interviews Nancy Connery.

Nancy Connery is the Founder of Connery Consulting and Co-Founder of OpenComp. Connery Consulting works with rapidly growing tech companies to help scale their people and their culture. OpenComp creates pay strategies, grounded in market accuracy, consistency, fairness, and trust.

Nancy has worked in the Human Resources field for 25 years and she’s passionate about people. Before founding Connery Consulting and OpenComp, she partnered with Marc Benioff to build two key divisions at Oracle Corporation and she was the fifth employee at Salesforce, becoming their founding VP of Human Resources.

Podcast with Nancy Connery

My business partner, and I have a rule we ask each other, would you like to drive to Tahoe with this person? And so when you think about hiring and building a company, any company in that way, you want to surround yourself with people that you want to be around, that energize you. – Nancy Connery

On this episode of the Think Like a Founder podcast, SNP’s Co-Founder & CEO, Maureen Taylor gets Nancy’s thoughts on…

  1. The Tahoe test for building the right team
  2. The importance of personal connection
  3. The human side of business

Find out more about Nancy’s work at  Connery Consulting and OpenComp’s website. 

Think Like A Founder is produced by SNP Communications in San Francisco, California. Visit the Think Like A Founder website to learn more about the podcast and curriculum or connect with Maureen Taylor on LinkedIn to continue the conversation there.

Series Producer: Róisín Hunt

Sound Design: Marc Ream 

Content and Scripting: Mike Sullivan and Jaselin Drown

Production Coordinator: Natasha Thomas

Thanks also to Selena Persiani-Shell, Jordan Bailey, Matt Johnson, Eli Shell, John Hughes, and Renn Vara.

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