About the Author

Jeremy Eskenazi,  SPHR CMC  is currently the managing principal of Riviera Advisors,  Inc. a boutique human resources consulting firm that he founded in 2001. Riviera Advisors partners with global organizations to enhance their ability to attract and hire talent. Jeremy draws on more than twenty years of experience and expertise to help companies assess and enhance their talent management systems and processes.

Prior to founding Riviera Advisors, Jeremy served as vice president, talent acquisition, for Idealab, the world’s premier technology business incubator. Jeremy’s role encompassed building and leading a global team in the development and delivery of Recruiting and Staffing, college relations, and executive search services to Idealab’s more than thirty network companies.  Jeremy came to Idealab after serving as director of talent acquisition for Amazon.com. In this role, Jeremy led all Talent Acquisition and Recruiting activities for this high-growth global organization. Later, Jeremy served in the role of vice president, strategic growth, with worldwide responsibilities for all human resources activities.

Previously, Jeremy led the global professional Staffing functions for all of Universal Studios and the Universal Music Group businesses. In his role as corporate director, workforce planning and strategic staffing for Universal Studios, Inc., Jeremy and his team provided leadership for all of the worldwide professional Staffing, workforce planning, internal sourcing, college and community organization relations and Recruitment, and executive Recruitment activities within the Universal organization. Prior to working with Universal, Jeremy held positions at Heublein, Inc., The Knott’s Organization, and spent several years in Human Resources, Recruitment, and Staffing with Hyatt Hotels Corporation.

Jeremy holds a Bachelor of Science from California State Polytechnic University (Cal Poly Pomona). A professional member of the prestigious National Speakers Association (NSA), Jeremy speaks to many audiences on the value of the Staffing function. Jeremy is a member of International Association of Corporate and Professional Recruitment (IACPR). He is also a member of the Institute of Management Consultants-USA (IMC-USA) and the Society for Human Resources Management, where he recently served on the national Staffing Management Special Expertise Panel and is presently on the Workforce Planning Standards Workgroup.

Jeremy holds certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from the Human Resource Certification Institute . Jeremy is also a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) via the Institute of Management Consultants-USA (IMC-USA). A native of Southern California now residing in Long Beach, Jeremy is a member of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association.  Contact Jeremy