About Matthew Hanwell

With over 20 years of experience in the area of people centric information technology in high-tech industries, Matthew has been responsible for developing and driving HR systems and technology, web based services, analytics, new ways of working focusing on community, collaboration and social media.

Matthew worked at Nokia from 1997 – 2012, where he held various positions within HR and IT with global responsibility including HR Director Community and Social Media. His time at Nokia was spent developing and driving forward HR and people centric technology in support of business needs; from implementing a global ERP (SAP), through developing a portfolio of web-based solutions and services (Performance Management, Compensation Management, Recruiting, Reporting and Analytics), Corporate intranet development and a portfolio of social media and collaboration capabilities.

Prior to Nokia, Matthew spent 11 years at Digital Equipment Corporation, in various Project Management, and HRIT roles, finally having the role of European HRIS manager.

Matthew has been a speaker and panelist at many international events and conferences, and has presented on HR Technology,  HR analytics and the use of collaboration and social media capabiliteis.

Matthew lives in Finland, is married and has five children.

Matthew can be found in LinkedIN , Twitter and elsewhere on the web….

Some Interviews/Blogposts/references to Matthew on the web

PersonnelToday – HR & Big Data

HR Tech Europe 2013 – Spring Warm up

HR Tech Europe 2012

PersonnelToday Webcast – Rachel Miller

PersonalToday Webcast

Personneltoday.com How Nokia acheived organizational Dialog via social media

CIPD Conference 2011

HR Directors Summit 2011

Corporate Leadership Council (CLC) Driving collaboration through Social media

HR Technology  Conference 2009

HR Executive Online

CFO World Interview

Bill Kutik Radio Show

  1. Mel Brice says:

    Congratulations to both of you Ian and Matthew related to your recent posting titleled LOST PARAGRAPHS as of course for have created such and interesting website The Illusion of work helping developing Leadership Organizations ,HR Systems & to the Social Media Technology I’ll be following you through Facebook ,Twitter and through your Website WordPress from now on.Thanks

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