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.
Some Interviews/Blogposts/references to Matthew on the web
CIPD Conference 2011