Nov Omana

Nov Omana provides HR Technology, Human Resources programs, and Business consulting, using innovative technology to solve business needs, and partnering with other small businesses with specialty skills in Human Resources and technology to create a deep knowledge community of services. Collective HR Solutions has delivered successful engagements around:

  • Business Requirements generation
  • Vendor evaluation and selection
  • Implementation of vendor packages
  • Data Management policies, data integrity, and processes
  • Business Process re-engineering for efficiencies and productivity
  • Merger or consolidation of vendor systems
  • Technical infrastructure strategy and design
  • Experience in the HR Technology arena for over 40 years
  • Assisted numerous companies in structuring their HR technology strategy and systems
  • Known for his thought leadership and understanding of combining and leveraging technology
  • Strong knowledge of the vendor community surrounding HR technology
  • Reputation for “connecting the dots” between technologies to create new solutions and solve business problems
  • Frequent keynote presenter, moderator, or contributor for HR associations’ presentations, conferences and webinars
  • Often sought by media for opinions on the industry in general and for insight on technology trends
  • Collective HR Solutions, Inc. (founded in 2004) – CEO/Founder – a HR technology consultancy
  • Twitter handle – #HRTECHXPRT
  • Chairman of the Technology Review Council
  • Board member on several HR related organizations
  • Advisory member of DISRUPTHR – San Francisco
  • Advisor to MapHR


Board service:

  • Advisor to the Oracle HR User Group Board (OHUG) 2007 – present
  • International Human Resources Information Management (IHRIM) Board of Directors (Chairman, Board of Director roles) – 1999 – 2014, 2019-present
  • Next Concept HR Association (formerly Board of Directors – 2015 – 2017
  • CollabWorks Talent Leadership Team
  • Human Resources Outsourcing Association Board (HROA) 1998 – 2000
  • Peninsula Humane Society/SPCA Board (Chairman) 2001 – 2007

Nov also is a certified Human Resources Information Professional, HRIP, since 2010 and winner of the prestigious IHRIM Summit award.