Vanessa Ribreau

VP of Human Resources & Internal Solutions, AlayaCare

Vanessa is currently VP of Human resources & Internal Solutions, responsible for internal operations, people and culture at AlayaCare. She leads a team who supports key aspects of the business including internal solutions, information technology, talent acquisition, HR business partners and people operations. Vanessa brings over 10 years’ experience growing, scaling, and optimizing global departments as well as aligning and leading world-class HR teams. Holding both an MBA, as well as a master’s in psychology has enabled Vanessa to contribute in a unique multi-faceted way to a wide range of businesses along her career path. Starting with Yahoo! In Paris and then Yahoo! In London, before moving to Montreal working in the equally challenging visual effects and in-flight entertainment industries. Before AlayaCare, Vanessa held a senior HR leadership role at Shopify, a leading global e-commerce player. In this role, she contributed to the aggressive scaling of the business including 100% YoY organic growth in Montreal from 25 to 350 employees in addition to multiple international M&A transactions. Throughout her career in various tech sectors, Vanessa has been able to demonstrate that she is business-driven with a global acumen and growth mindset while thriving on change. Her vision for AlayaCare is to empower people to achieve better outcomes through best practices, empathy, and honesty