October 17, 2018

Press Release: Humanity Names Chris Amani as New Chief Executive Officer


Today, ​​we announced the appointment of Chris Amani as our new chief executive officer. Mr. Amani brings over 15 years of go-to-market expertise which he will apply toward accelerating Humanity’s momentum as the leading employee scheduling solution in the competitive workforce management technology landscape.

Mr. Amani brings a deep portfolio of strategic management, operations and leadership experience to the Humanity team. Most recently, Mr. Amani played an instrumental role in Humanity’s growth and establishing its market position to-date, serving as chief operating officer, vice president of growth and operations, and head of finance and analytics over the past five years. Prior to Humanity, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business and Accounting at The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and an MBA from San Jose State University. Furthermore, he held leadership positions at leading edge technology companies Electronic Arts, MongoDB, and Zynga.

“Chris Amani is an outstanding leader with deep knowledge of the Human Capital Management market. His past experiences coupled with his tremendous success at Humanity made him the perfect fit as chief executive officer,” said Mark Sugarman, founder and managing partner of MHS Capital. “In addition to his strong track record of growing Humanity’s presence, Chris has an uncanny ability to strengthen a company’s competitive position while building and motivating high-performing teams. I’m looking forward to seeing Humanity continue to build on its marketing leadership under his guidance.”

As many of you know, Humanity is offered as Software as a Service (SaaS), and integrates quickly and easily with today’s leading HCM platforms. Reducing the time needed to create, publish, and manage employee staff schedules by up to 80 percent, Humanity is used by a range of leading organizations to support today’s workforce. Companies like Kaiser Permanente, CBS, Lululemon, Lyft, Chick-fil-A, and many more count on Humanity every day to build and maintain staff schedules–helping to ensure employee satisfaction and enabling complete Human Capital visibility across the organization.

“As businesses continue to grow and change, leveraging technology to fuel workforce management and innovation while fostering a healthy employee/manager connection is paramount to the success of an organization,” said Chris Amani, CEO at Humanity. “I’m thrilled and privileged to continue working with our committed team and industry partners, further strengthening and accelerating the development of the Humanity platform, and expanding our global footprint into today’s leading organizations.”

Here are a few links to the full press release: HR TechnologistBusiness Insider’s,  Markets InsiderMarketWatchThe Business Journals