Bill Kutik is considered the leading independent analyst of the HR technology marketplace with specialties in HCM, Recruiting, Talent Management, SaaS, mobile and social networking.
In 2015, he started Firing Line with Bill Kutik®
, the first independent broadcast-quality video interview series about HR technology. New episodes appear monthly on YouTube.
Since 1990, he has been Technology Columnist for Human Resource Executive®
(and for HREOnline
since 2006,), also serving as founding co-chairman of the magazine's famous annual conference, HR Technology® Conference & Exhibition, since it began in 1998 until 2013. In 2008, he started The Bill Kutik Radio Show®, a bi-weekly online talk show with industry leaders, currently on hiatus but with 183 episodes in the archive.
named him one of "The Top 25 HR Influencers of 2007." More recently, he was named a "Top 25 HR Digital Influencer 2009" and a "Top 100 Influencer." In 2012, Human Resource Executive®
named him one of the 10 "Most Powerful HR Technology Experts."
For 20 years, he was consulting editor for Esther Dyson's leading computer industry newsletter, Release 1.0
. Previously he was the founding editor of the monthly magazine, Computers in HR Management
; managing editor of Ziff-Davis' Computer Industry Daily
; and a reporter for The New York Times
and The New York Daily News
. He has also published articles in Newsweek
, Washington Post
, Institutional Investor
, New York Magazine
, Business Month
, IHRIM Journal
, Cruising World
(where he was the founding editor).
He has a B.A. degree from Harvard University and is president of Kutik Communications, a strategy, marketing and editorial consulting firm in Westport, Conn.