Michael Alicea possesses a strong background in a broad range of human resource disciplines including employee relations, performance management, training, and corporate initiative fulfillment. He began his career at VNU as Manager of Human Resources for the Media Information Group and he has held a variety of leadership roles within the company in HR, communications, Product Leadership and operations.
Prior to his current role, Michael was Senior Vice President of HR for Global Media, and Nielsen Business Media. Before that, he served as Vice President of Operations and COO at PERQ/HCI. Before joining Nielsen, Michael held several HR positions in compensation, employee relations and labor within a large non-profit organization in New York City and with VNU.
Michael is presently the Chairman of Nielsen’s External Advisory Board and serves on the Board of Directors for Emerald Expo (EEX).
Michael received the Arthur C. Nielsen Chairman’s Award for outstanding achievement. He has been honored by the Imagen Foundation as one of “The Most Influential Hispanics in Media” and was inducted into the Hispanics in Media hall of fame.