Luan Lam

Chief People Officer

Luan Lam is the Chief People Officer, responsible for all Harness People/Workplace Strategies & Operations.

In his most recent position at AppDynamics, he led the Talent Acquisition & Operations function where he was instrumental in scaling the company from 150 to almost 2,000 employees globally. He is also a talent advisor to Unusual Ventures.

Previously, Luan has served as an advisor for companies like PlanGrid,, and 8×8 Inc. He also served as a Guest Lecturer at University of California, Berkeley for the “Organization and Management” course with the International Diploma Programs. Luan holds a degree in International Relations from the University of California, Davis. He has written articles on the “War for Talent”; and has been featured in several publications including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, and San Francisco Business Times, specifically on the art and science behind recruiting.