Claude Silver, Vayner Media (US)

2021 HRD Global 100

chief heart officer

As Vayner Media’s first-ever chief heart officer, Claude Silver shares kindness, empathy, and true-heart leadership to the company’s 800-plus people, enabling them to find their place in the company, achieve professional growth, and in turn, create success for themselves and the company. Between her education in psychology, career as an advertising strategist, and time at Vayner Media, she’s been studying and influencing human behaviour for more than three decades. She believes, and speaks to people inside and outside of Vayner about the need to treat employees like humans and not numbers.