Mariah Norell

Mariah Norell

People Analytics Leader & Educator


San Jose State University


Global people analytics leader with a passion for education and bridging the gap between data and strategy.

  • Consulting
  • Data Vizualization
  • Being Skeptical of Data
  • Coffee Enthusiast
  • MS in Industrial and Organizational Psychology

    San Jose State University

  • BA in Psychology

    Sacramento State University


Lead People Insights Partner
November 2021 – Present California
Deeply understanding the needs of my business stakeholders, translating those needs into analytical and research projects, and delivering science-backed insights and recommendations to drive action. Promoted from Senior People Insights Partner in October 2023.
Lecturer, Lucas Graduate School of Business
San Jose State University
August 2018 – Present California

Core content developer and instructor for the undergraduate and graduate People Analytics curriculum.

Teaching Awards:

  • Distinguished Lecturer Award (2021-2022)
  • Master Teacher Award (2018-Present)
People Analytics Consultant
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
May 2021 – October 2021 California
Applied expertise in quantitative analysis and consulting to provide actionable insights to leaders.
Data Scientist and Compensation Consultant
Radford, Aon
June 2017 – March 2021 California

Areas of Expertise:

  • Pay Equity
  • Organizational Risk
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Psychometrics
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Process Automation