About Us

We set out with one mission, to #MakeManagersAwesome.

Started by the founders of FarsideHR, Squadley marries the next generation talent solution with the expert support and services to ensure the highest level results.

With a combined 100 years of HR and leadership experience within over 50 different growth organizations, we are excited to bring you the future of planning, engagement and performance.

Leadership Team

Jennifer Farris , Co-founder & CEO

Experienced growth company leader. Jennifer has been a part of some of the valley's most successful start-ups, including Playdom, Kabam and Practice Fusion building teams and scalable infrastructure. She advises on how to manage the evolution of the business while ensuring the stability of the company culture. She sees a successful People team as one that accelerates the efficiency and capacity of the organization. She has her Masters from University of Edinburgh, Scotland and her BA from Santa Clara University.

Derek Sidebottom , Co-founder & President

Team builder. Entrepreneur. Author. Speaker. HR technology evangelist. EA Sports, BioWare, Rocket Fuel, Kabam and 3DR and more. As the Head of HR for EA Sports, BioWare, Rocket Fuel, Kabam and 3DR, Derek has been scaling and advising fast growth global companies for more than a decade. The product visionary and driving force behind Squadley's mission to upgrade the HR toolset, Derek is the relentless voice of the customer; setting a higher standard of excellence and creativity for the team to meet and exceed.

Have questions? We'd love to hear from you!

Contact [email protected] to learn more about how we can help amplify, augment or accelerate your current HR capabilities and management bench strength through our Professional Services team today.

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