|Birthplace||San Mateo, CA|
|University of Colorado, BA||1988|
Human Resources Professional.
Bob Lehto is the head of HR for DataSift, the leading social data platform.
Previously he was a Human Resource Business Partner for Thomson Reuters (Financial & Risk). He transitioned into this role after StarMine was acquired by Reuters in January 2008.
As the HR director of StarMine Corporation, he oversaw StarMine’s human resource function. StarMine grew from twenty-five to over 125 employees, including expansion into Europe and Asia-Pacific, during his tenure. The company received many awards and recognition over the years, including 3 consecutive years on the Inc 500 list!
Before StarMine, Bob worked at two San Francisco-based internet start-ups as an in-house recruiter. Prior to that, he co-founded and managed a local hr/recruiting firm, People International LLC (1997 - 2000) where he assisted both start-up and international technology companies with recruiting and HR services.