Tamar Elkeles Back to Our People

Tamar is an experienced Chief Learning Officer/Human Resources Executive and thought leader in the talent field—from recruiting and onboarding to learning and development. Throughout her career she has had unique experiences with entrepreneurs and executives in both start-ups, as well as large enterprises. She has expertise in managing global growth and leading international teams, as well as an extensive background in implementing best in class people practices. Under Tamar’s leadership at Qualcomm, the company consistently ranked in the Top 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as Training Magazine’s list of Top Training Organizations.
Tamar has been featured in several publications for her outstanding leadership and innovative contributions. Throughout her career she has earned numerous awards, including the “Learning Elite Trailblazer” Award, the prestigious “San Diego Women Who Mean Business” Award and the “Tribute to Women in Industry” Award. In 2010 she was named “CLO of the Year” by CLO Magazine and in 2014 was named “Top Influential” by the San Diego Daily Transcript for her significant impact in the technology industry. 
Tamar holds both a M.S. and a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology.