Press Release | CultureHQ introduces Edward Hurley-Wales as New Member of Advisory Board


CultureHQ is pleased to announce the addition of Edward Hurley-Wales to its Board of Advisors. Ed spent years in the HR space at large companies before moving specifically into Diversity & Inclusion in 2010. He has also served on the board of HRLF and was Board Member and President of NEHRA. As a well-known and respected champion of D&I, Ed brings an important perspective to CultureHQ around inclusion strategy. He is a timely addition to the company with its focus on diverse and meaningful connections among employees in its client base.

“We are beyond grateful to have Ed join our Advisory Board at CultureHQ! He has been a trusted friend through several of our other advisors and will be an incredible complement to our team. His experience and perspective on diversity and inclusion initiatives is top-notch and we’re excited to leverage it to support our strategy.”

— Brian Vigeant, Co-Founder and CEO, CultureHQ

About Ed Hurley-wales


Ed Hurley-Wales believes in the power of diversity and inclusion and is launching a consultancy practice after retiring from ADP as VP of Diversity & Inclusion. Ed has led Human Resources for many companies through growth, IPO, and acquisitions. He has seen the right and wrong ways of handling business challenges. Ed advises CEOs over coffee and often speaks at major conferences. Prior to ADP, Ed was SVP of HR for Workscape and Applix, preceded by senior HR leadership positions with Duracell, Digital Equipment and Wang Laboratories. Ed began his career in HR with the US Navy.

“I am excited to join the CultureHQ team. Employee engagement is the secret sauce for successful organizations. I have spent my career building inclusive cultures that effectively harness the talents of diverse communities. I’m very much looking forward to seeing the impact that CultureHQ will have in the industry.”

— Ed Hurley-Wales

About CultureHQ

CultureHQ is an employee-driven tool that empowers meaningful connection at scale to transform a company’s culture. Employees use its unique AI-based system to discover and leverage their peers’ interests, skills, and areas of knowledge. The result is a highly engaged, inclusive, and collaborative workforce. CultureHQ is based in Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, visit