Interview Intelligence Platform Pillar Announces Josh Bersin as Advisory Board Member

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INDIANAPOLIS —  Pillar, an interview intelligence platform, announced today that it has appointed Josh Bersin to its advisory board.

Josh is a world-respected industry analyst focused on corporate HR, talent management, leadership development, and HR technology. He is the founder of Bersin & Associates, now part of Deloitte, and is now the CEO of The Josh Bersin Company and Dean of The Josh Bersin Academy.

“HR professionals around the world continue to over-rely on traditional, face-to-face interviewing practices even though the world has shifted significantly over the past few years. The highest performing companies have moved to taking advantage of interview intelligence platforms to hire and grow,” said Josh. “I look forward to helping Pillar build on its strong foundation as it continues to help Talent Acquisition and hiring teams grow better with every hire.”

With companies now interviewing more candidates remotely than at any time in history, a shift accelerated by the global pandemic, Pillar is helping teams evolve to more efficient, effective, and equitable hiring processes.

“I’m excited to announce the appointment of Josh to our advisory board. His unmatched experience will support Pillar in our mission of building better businesses through better hiring,” said Mark Simpson, CEO of Pillar. “His strategic guidance and support of Pillar’s growth with new and current customers will deepen our role as a trusted platform for hiring teams. I couldn’t think of a stronger leader to work with us on this journey.” 

Pillar has also appointed the following advisory board members to join Josh:

Tim Sackett, has 20+ years of experience in HR/recruiting. Tim is currently the President of HRU Technical Resources. Tim is also a senior faculty member in the Josh Bersin Academy, best-selling author of The Talent Fix, and named by HR Executive as a top 100 Global HR Technology Influencer.

Anita Grantham, currently the Head of HR at BambooHR, has 20+ years experience creating incredible places to work. Prior to BambooHR, Anita held Chief People Officer and VP of Talent roles at Pluralsight, Infusionsoft, and Jokake Companies. 

Today’s announcement comes on the heels of closing a $2.7M funding round earlier this year after the company’s launch in October 2021.

About Pillar

Pillar is an interview intelligence platform that provides more efficient, effective and equitable hiring processes for companies and candidates. Through adding intelligence into interviews, AI-generated interview highlights, candidate recommendations, flexible integrations, and interviewer coaching, organizations like Wistia and Terminal use Pillar to hire talent that elevates entire companies. To learn more, visit or follow on LinkedIn @pillarhr.

About Josh Bersin

Josh is an analyst and thought leader specializing in the global talent market and the challenges and trends affecting business workforces around the world. He founded Bersin & Associates in 2001 to provide associated research and advisory services—a business he later sold to Deloitte when it became known as Bersin by Deloitte. In 2019, he launched The Josh Bersin Academy, the world’s first global development academy for HR and talent professionals, and he is currently the CEO of its sister research and advisory firm, The Josh Bersin Company

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