Paul Jacquin

Paul joined Randstad in January 2006, overseeing from a Finance and Strategy perspective a number of geographies in Europe and Asia. He led several acquisitions including Fujistaff (Japan) and RiseSmart (US).

He co-founded the Randstad Innovation Fund (RIF) in 2014 and holds Board membership positions at global HR tech companies such as Goodwall, Checkster, Coffreo, gr8People as well as observer seats at Pymetrics, Wade&Wendy and Allyo. RIF is fueling innovation in HR tech with early-stage to expansion-stage, with a focus in: online platforms, big data analytics, machine learning, sourcing, screening and selection tools. As a strategic corporate venture fund, RIF is building a unique investment portfolio of HR tech companies. Randstad Innovation Fund invests in companies which are at the forefront of technology or transforming the talent acquisition and workforce management industry.

As private investor and coach, Paul has been helping startups and organizations grow for over 20 years.

Presentation: Digital and Organizational Transformation: a New Role for HR Business Partners

  • Digital transformation: a change here to last
  • Making sense of the current HR tech landscape
  • Insights into the deployment of HR tech: lessons learnt


  • The role of data and AI for 
    • Personalization
    • Engagement
    • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Retention and internal mobility
  • Robots or Humans: towards an output-based model