Human resources veteran Chris Galy will oversee all HR and talent operations and lead programs that foster a strong culture for online real estate marketplace Ten-X. He was previously vice president of talent.
The newly created position of chief people officer will see, Galy oversee all human resources operations, talent acquisition, talent development and employment branding efforts for Ten-X.
Galy will also be responsible for driving programs that foster a people-centric culture across all of Ten-X's offices nationwide. He will continue to be based in the company’s Belmont, California offices and report to Ten-X Chief Executive Officer Tim Morse.
A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Galy’s human resources leadership experience spans more than twenty years in the military, software, internet, e-commerce, networking and semiconductor industries.
Prior to joining Ten-X in 2014, he served in human resources leadership roles at Intuit, Xilinx, Harmonic, and Integrated Device Technology.
At Intuit, Galy was responsible for overseeing all global recruiting efforts and Intuit’s well-regarded Early Career Rotational Development Program.
He served as an active duty army aviation officer and after leaving active duty, continued serving as an army reserves human resources officer with the United States Military Academy, the Army Research Institute for Social and Behavioral Sciences and an emergency preparedness liaison officer.
Galy received a master’s degree in Human Resources & Organizational Development from the University of San Francisco in 2002.
Other significant accomplishments include Army Flight School, Army Adjutant General Advanced Officers Course and World at Work Certified Compensation Professional.
He gives back to the community by serving as a board member of Vets in Tech (www.vetsintech.co) and his local workforce board (www.novaworks.org).
“As Ten-X becomes laser focused on attracting top talent across our organization and fostering a culture where everyone is empowered to be a leader, the role of chief people officer has become more critical than ever,” says Ten-X Chief Executive Officer Tim Morse.
“Chris Galy possesses the perfect combination of leadership skills, expertise in building best-in-class talent management systems, and experience scaling a world class people-centric culture for the job.”
Galy adds Ten-X is committed to two things: delivering a real estate transaction platform to our customers that creates exponentially better experiences for all involved and building a great company where brilliant, passionate people deliver for customers and create products that we are all proud of,”
“My share of that task is the people part, to build the talent engine to attract, grow and retain our people and our culture so much so that they become our differentiators. Our people and our products will help transform real estate and I just feel lucky to be a part of it.”