Chez Rueda. As the Head of People at Singularity University, Chez manages all aspects of Human Resources for the company and is driven by the philosophy that if all people are given the right systems, support and opportunity, they are capable of exponential greatness. She is committed to creating an environment for managers to develop highly engaged employees and for all employees to feel valued and successful.
In her previous role on the People Team at Omidyar Network, Chez managed people data, created policies and served as a peer coach working with employees on topics such as giving and receiving feedback, goal setting and work-life balance. Prior to Omidyar Network Chez’s career focused on retail customer service and management at companies including Nordstrom and Restoration Hardware.
Chez graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in business administration and management from Notre Dame de Namur University and holds certifications in Holistic Wellness and Life Coaching from the ICF accredited Health Coach Institute. Chez, herself, is a ‘survivor’ of generalized anxiety disorder and postpartum depression and a firm believer that people need to be able to tap into a variety of resources to help support mental wellbeing. Chez is excited to see how TAGTM, “The Anxiety GameTM”, becomes part of that network of treatment.
Chez grew up in San Diego, CA and moved to the Bay Area almost 20 years ago. She lives with her husband, Craig, son, Hunter, and crazy dog, Leroy. They enjoy being outdoors, DIY-remodeling, and spending time with friends.