I’m Kris Saling, people analytics and talent management professional, author, speaker, remote and hybrid researcher, data literacy enthusiast, all of which I talk about here! I’m California raised, Florida transplanted, a wife, mama, reluctant but constant runner, and wannabe chef.

Learn more about me here!

Speaking, Publications, and Research

My work covers a lot of different subjects. My primary focus is on people analytics and talent management, or helping organizations (in my case, particularly the Army) understand who its people are, how to best play to their strengths and develop them.

Looking for more information on where I present and write and what I study? Check out the Publications page here!

Upcoming Speaking Events

I’m taking a break from conferences and panels for a couple months to focus on a couple of massive work projects and getting my book off the ground! Watch this space, because you may see some upcoming podcasts and other interesting items announced here!


As Seen in Forbes

I’ve been prodded by mentors and colleagues to get a number of different topics I’ve been working on out of the pure tech discussion forums and into more mainstream publications. I think getting an interview published in Forbes is a pretty good step in that direction! Read the full interview here!

Gamification :: Cracking the Code on Data Collection in Conferences

Everyone who knows me knows I’m ridiculously excited about attending this year’s Disney Data and Analytics Conference #ddac2019 and even though it has only just kicked off, I’m already learning SO much. Pretty sure my brain will explode at the end of Day 1. But one of the things I have been most impressed with …