Doniel is a values-driven human resources executive with more than 20 years of strategic and global human resources leadership experience at Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies including PayPal, Prudential, Bank of America, and Honeywell. Her career has been hallmarked by partnering with business executives to scale organizations, transform culture, implement new business models, and execute world-class people strategies.
Currently, Doniel serves as Chief People Officer for Alteryx, an industry-leading provider of data and analytics automation software. In this role, she leads all human resource functions including, talent strategy, total rewards, talent acquisition, development, culture, and DE&I.
Prior to Alteryx, Doniel served as Chief People Officer for Fastly, a high-growth and innovative software platform providing edge cloud computing and security services.
Doniel’s data-driven, collaborative and product management approach combined with a customer-first mindset has enabled her to strategically scale HR functions and build innovative, value-added experiences.
Doniel is a highly regarded and sought-after strategic HR thought leader with multiple features and accolades under her belt, including media coverage in Bloomberg, NY Times, CNBC, Profile Magazine and more. Among her many career achievements includes being recognized by Black Enterprise in 2017 as one of the 300 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America and being awarded the 2018 American Business Award’s Bronze “Stevie” HR Executive of the Year. Most recently, Doniel was named as one of the Top 50 Women Leaders in SaaS in 2021 by The Software Report.
Doniel attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, earning a Bachelor of Science in Finance (1995) and MBA in Human Resources Management (1997).
In addition to her corporate work, Doniel serves as Independent Director for Ross Stores, Inc, Independent Director for Morningstar, Inc, Board Trustee for National Crittenton, Advisor to technology start-up, Certree, Member of Executive Leadership Council (ELC), and Member of Gies Dean’s Business Council.