Under David Ossip's leadership, Dayforce has been widely recognized by leading organizations and has won many awards including the Microsoft Blue Sky Award for Innovation, Canadian Innovation Exchange, Deloitte Fast 50 Companies to Watch and the Red Herring Top 100 Technology Companies in North America. 

HR Thought Leader: David Ossip

 

February's 2011 HR Thought Leader of the Month is: David Ossip, founder and CEO of Dayforce

david_ossip.jpgUnder David Ossip's leadership, Dayforce has been widely recognized by leading organizations and has won many awards including the Microsoft Blue Sky Award for Innovation, Canadian Innovation Exchange, Deloitte Fast 50 Companies to Watch and the Red Herring Top 100 Technology Companies in North America.


Ossip has nearly two decades of experience delivering innovative workforce management solutions to clients around the world. Ossip formerly founded and was president and CEO of Workbrain -- the most widely-deployed workforce management solution for large enterprises and one of North America's fastest growing companies. He is the recipient of many awards for his leadership, including the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award as well as a nationally awarded Special Citation for Technology Innovation. Ossip was also the recipient of the Kroeger College Award for Management. In 2004, he was named to Canada's Top 40 under 40. Ossip holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

When it comes to Ossip's leadership style, Ed Wang, senior vice president, Ceridian Product Management, stated, "As a leader, David provides an unique and outstanding combination of both visionary and hands-on leadership in all aspects of Dayforce." Wang further stated that, "Ossip has deep domain knowledge about workforce management. His deep understanding of the marketplace and customer's needs at both the C-suite level and floor manager level is what makes Dayforce an industry-leading and award-winning solution."

 

Ceridian recently announced its partnership with Dayforce and the launch of the Dayforce Workforce Management solution. The Dayforce Workforce Management platform delivers a seamless experience for new and existing clients across the entire spectrum of human capital management functions. According to Stuart Hull, Western Digital's senior manager, Compensation and HR Projects, "Ceridian's Dayforce Workforce Management is far superior to anything else on the market today. It's powerful, easy to configure and implement, and has more functionality than any other product I've seen. For Western Digital, it's the best solution out there for the money."