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Punk Rock HR

Aug 17, 2020

Punk Rock HR Episode 122:

Today's guest is Damon Klotz. Damon has spent his career working at the intersection of people & technology. He's held roles as an HR Consultant, Digital Strategist, and he’s the co-founder of a men’s mental health charity. He joined Culture Amp as an early employee where he grew their community to one of the largest in the world and scaled the company during a time where the employees and customer base grew by over 2500%. But what I want you to know about Damon more than anything is that he believes that businesses can be a force for good in this world. 

I have known him for over 11 years, and a lot of people mistake optimism for naivete. But here's the deal about Damon, he is savvy, he understands how to build relationships, he understands the world of work. And yet, knowing how nefarious the startup scene can be, and knowing how crazy the world of work is, he still believes that people are good that human resources can make a difference. And then when it comes down to it, culture first really matters. 

In this episode you'll hear:

  1. The story of how Damon and I met.
  2. What Damon sees when he looks out at America.
  3. What Damon’s company, Culture Amp, is doing right now in the marketplace.
  4. His beliefs about culture and what culture truly is.
  5. Damon’s thoughts on the future of HR leaders.


Resources from this episode:

Damon on Twitter

Culture Amp

Culture First Podcast

Laurie on Instagram

Laurie on LinkedIn

Read more from Laurie

Work with Laurie




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