Season 3

Episode 05: Jay Polaki in conversation with Anna Turner

Jay Polaki, Founder and CEO of HR Geckos (, in conversation with Anna Turner, Vice President of Product at Paycor. Anna is a visionary leader with over two decades of experience in the HR tech industry. What sets Anna apart is her unique journey, having begun her career as an HR practitioner. This background has instilled in her a deep understanding of the needs and challenges faced by HR professionals. Anna aims to empower frontline leaders with cutting-edge technology and expert guidance to transform company cultures. Her empathetic approach to building HR tech solutions has significantly impacted the industry, driving innovation and helping organizations effectively coach, optimize, and retain talent. Anna served on the global SHRM expertise panel for Technology and HR Management 2016-2021, was awarded MVP from The Pragmatic in 2020 for her product leadership, received the 2021 Stevie Bronze Award for Woman of the Year in Technology, and served as a workplace tech advisor with SHRMLabs (2022-2023).

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