About Black Box Consulting
Black Box Consulting was founded in 2011 by Talent Management expert Andy Rice.
Andy Rice, Principal and Lead Strategist
Andy has played an instrumental role in the success of his clients, working with Fortune 500 companies and other organizations on critical initiatives including integrated talent management strategy and planning, talent management transformation, change management, business process improvement, and technology selection and implementations.
Prior to establishing Black Box Consulting, Andy developed an extensive background in business process management, talent management and human resources. He held roles as Practice Manager for Integrated Talent Management and Principal Consultant at the Newman Group (a division of Korn/Ferry International), Senior Project Manager at Yahoo! Resumix, Staffing Director at Genentech, and Regional HR Director of Viant, a global internet and business consulting company. He also has an extensive background in talent acquisition, learning and development, performance management, leadership development, succession planning, compensation, workforce planning and employee relations.
Andy has been invited to speak and facilitate workshops on talent management for organizations such as the Human Capital Institute, the Conference Board, IHRIM, Argyle Executive Forum, the Electronic Recruiting Exchange, HRMAC and IHR.
Andy graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley, and spent the first five years after graduating as an engineer and engineering manager at Intel.
- Eleven years in Talent Management and Human Resources consulting
- Extensive experience as a Talent Management and Human Resources practitioner
- Strong analytical skills due to a background in engineering
- Strategic business acumen across multiple industries
Principal and Lead Strategist