Rayanne Thorn is an HR Technology Marketer, Strategist, Innovative Content Creator, as well as, an Editor at Intrepid.Media and Host / Creator of the podcasts HR Latte, Due Respect, and #MusicStrong. She launched MusicLaguna last year where she reviews and spotlights local live music. Thorn often writes about how humanity mixes with business for the best results. She calls this “crossing the streams.”

Rayanne has worked in hiring, job search, strategy, marketing, and business development with tech companies and has held several high-level positions in the HR and Recruiting Technology space. She is the Vice President of Marketing at Dovetail Software and has been responsible for employment branding, hiring, employee engagement, employee retention, branding, social marketing, lead gen, sales, and partnership strategies in the past with TalentBrowser, Apploi.com, Technomedia, Evenbase, Jobsite.com, Broadbean Technology, and Select University Technologies, Inc. She has presented all over the world as far away as Toronto, London, and Romania and as close as Newport Beach, Irvine, and Temecula. She also wrote and moderated the documentary, The Art of Recruiting.

Earlier in her career, Thorn served as a business and search consultant, as well as an executive third-party recruiter, corporate recruiter, and retention manager. She has a Bachelor’s in Business – Organizational Development and Strategic Marketing from Vanguard University of Southern California. She is a hopelessly-devoted mother of four grown children & a dog named Spike who enjoys her Southern California life and is an avid solo road tripper.