29 November 2023 | Leadership
Wayve appoints Emma Baillie as Vice President of People
HR expert Emma Baillie joins Wayve as its VP of People. With over 30 years of experience, Emma will oversee the employee experience and manage Wayve’s People and Talent operations.
Wayve, the self-driving technology company reimagining mobility with embodied AI, is excited to announce Emma Baillie as its new Vice President of People. In her role, Emma will lead all aspects of the company’s People and Talent functions, including talent strategy, organisational effectiveness and the development of people-centric initiatives to support the company’s growth trajectory.
With a remarkable career spanning over 30 years in strategic human resources and eight years as a C-suite leader in the technology sector, Emma brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Wayve. She has a proven track record in change management, successfully guiding organisations through rapid growth periods, scaling them from 60 to 3,000 people and beyond.
Emma joins Wayve from Legend, an online media and technology company, where she served as Chief People Officer. Before that, she held similar roles at Ebiquity, Dealogic, and Vista, working with high-growth technology firms and financial institutions.
Alex Kendall, Co-founder & CEO, Wayve says:
“I’m delighted to welcome Emma as Wayve’s new VP of People. Her extensive experience and deep understanding of scaling organisations make her an excellent addition to our Leadership Team. I’m excited to partner with her in shaping our culture and supporting our people as we accelerate Wayve’s growth. Emma’s joining represents our continued commitment to investing in building a world-class culture to unlock Embodied AI. Welcome, Emma!”
Emma Baillie, VP of People, Wayve, says:
“I’m proud to join Wayve’s world-class team and to lead the People function. Drawing from my experience in other high-growth companies, I am eager to help Wayve ensure the scaling process is well-supported from a people perspective. I’m committed to guiding our talented people on their career journey with Wayve.”