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Posted June 7, 2018

Sauce Labs Adds Heather McLinden as Vice President of People Operations


Former Twilio Executive to Lead People Team as Company Continues to Grow

SAN FRANCISCO - June 7, 2018 - Sauce Labs, Inc., provider of the world’s largest continuous testing cloud for web and mobile applications, today announced that it has hired industry veteran Heather McLinden as the company’s Vice President of People Operations. In her role, McLinden will oversee the development of global People strategies within Sauce Labs, including organizational design, culture and inclusion, talent management and recruiting.

“While I have just joined the Sauce Labs family, what has struck me the most is the company’s sheer brainpower. From engineering to marketing to sales, it’s clear that some of the world’s top talent works at Sauce Labs,” said McLinden, VP of People Operations. “Sauce Labs is already one of the best places to work in San Francisco, but I’m excited to dive in and make this company even more attractive to new and existing talent.”

Heather brings more than 18 years of strategic People experience to her role at Sauce Labs. She most recently served as a senior member of the People Leadership Team at Twilio, where she worked closely with the Business Units and G&A functions to build and implement the People strategy for these teams during a time of hyper-growth. Prior to Twilio, Heather held leadership positions at Altera (acquired by Intel) and HP.

Heather holds a graduate degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois with a focus on leadership development.

“Heather has been the driving force behind some of the best People programs in tech and we’re excited to welcome her to the team,” said Charles Ramsey, CEO of Sauce Labs. “As we continue to grow, the need to scale while retaining the ‘soul of Sauce’ becomes more critical than ever before. I’m confident Heather has the talent and expertise needed to uphold Sauce’s reputation as one of the best places to work.”

About Sauce LabsSauce Labs ensures the world’s leading apps and websites work flawlessly on every browser, OS and device. Its award-winning Continuous Testing Cloud provides development and quality teams with instant access to the test coverage, scalability, and analytics they need to deliver a flawless digital experience.

Sauce Labs is a privately held company funded by Toba Capital, Salesforce Ventures, Centerview Capital Technology, IVP and Adams Street Partners. For more information, please visit

Jun 7, 2018
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