Texas-based data.world announced that Lisa Novak is joining the company as Head of Talent. Aside from hiring and human resources functions, Novak will be responsible for expanding teams across the data.world organization during its growth phase.

Here is an excerpt from a press release published by Globe Newswire:

“I’m excited to join the data.world team and enthusiastic to play a role in continuing to build the smartest and most committed team in Austin,” said Lisa. “I’ve spent many years in fast-paced, high-tech start-ups, and this may be the most talented group of entrepreneurs I’ve ever worked with together under one roof. Our goal is to go out and recruit great people who are both exceptionally skilled and thrilled to engage with a company culture that’s outwardly creating the model for ethical, effective, modern data teamwork.”

Lisa is a strategic partner and agent of growth with a focus on culture, talent management, and recruiting. She has over 20 years’ experience staffing for the technology industry in the Austin market. Prior to joining data.world, she led the extensive and rapid growth of companies including SigmaTel, Brooktree, and RenewData, and helped create positive and motivated cultures in the organizations she’s served.

“I’m very proud to announce that Lisa is joining us as Head of Talent,” said Brett Hurt, co-founder and CEO of data.world. “This is a huge recruiting year for data.world as we’ve found our product-market fit in the enterprise. data.world and our modern catalog for data and analysis is a new category of software, much like our former efforts at Bazaarvoice and Coremetrics helped create new categories before. We also built a world-class internal recruiting team at Bazaarvoice, and Lisa is the best leader to do the same at data.world.”