Michael Gregoire is the Chairman and CEO of Taleo, the largest on demand software company in the world focused on talent management solutions. Leading organizations worldwide use Taleo to assess, acquire, develop, and align their workforce for improved business performance.
Prior to Taleo, Mr. Gregoire served as an officer and Executive Vice President of enterprise software company PeopleSoft, responsible for its global Services business. The PeopleSoft Services business consisted of PeopleSoft Consulting, PeopleSoft Education, and PeopleSoft Hosting. Gregoire led a workforce of more than 4,000 professionals and $2.3B in revenue.
Immediately prior to his position at PeopleSoft, Inc. Mr. Gregoire was the Executive Director of the EDS New York Information Solutions Organization based in New York City. The Information Solutions Organization business was a $500M+ in annual revenue unit focused on aligning technology and operations with business strategy. Mr. Gregoire’s more than 12 years at EDS spanned multiple executive positions including Managing Director of the Global Financial Markets Consulting Division and Chief Technology Officer of a division of EDS Canada.
Gregoire has a master’s degree from California Coast University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Wilfred Laurier University in Ontario, Canada. He has been named one of Consulting Magazine's "Top 25 Most Influential Consultants" and currently sits on the Boards of Wilfred Laurier Department of Science and Computing and ShoreTel.