Martha Hernández is the founder and CEO of madeBOS, a tech-enabled HR solution. Martha made a bold move and quit her job as an Executive of Talent to invest all her time into madeBOS. She has over 15 years of experience supporting organizations to develop strategic HR initiatives impacting higher compliance, improved applicant quality and quantity, increased employee retention and performance, and aligned talent development. Martha is an East Oakland native and a product of OUSD. Martha received her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Spanish Literature from Occidental College. She later became a graduate of Mills College Institute for Civic Leadership Program, as well as Management Leadership for Tomorrow, and the Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs. Most recently, Martha completed an AI Business Strategy certification from MIT.
Last year Martha became a best selling author. Her book “I Have What it Takes” now at Target, Amazon and Barns & Noble is a combination of stories and principles aimed at igniting underrepresented and underresourced talent’s natural leadership. Martha is a boxing trainee and a talented singer and songwriter. Known as Martha Soledad, she released her first album “Prefiero Mandar en Falda” featuring her own corrido to inspire political action on gender equity and inclusion. Martha has opened for headliners Los Tigeres del Norte and Kehlani, to name a few..