Carol Mahoney


Carol Mahoney is vice president of people for Zoosk. Responsible for talent management and culture, Mahoney is passionate about helping Zoosk fulfill its mission of empowering everyone to lead a more fulfilling love life.

Mahoney brings extensive human resources leadership experience from a variety of companies including LivingSocial, where she most recently was senior vice president of global HR.

In addition, Mahoney has held HR leadership roles for industry leaders like Logitech, Intuit and, notably, at Yahoo where she was vice president of talent acquisition during the hypergrowth years of 2003–2009. Mahoney is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area and graduated from Santa Clara University with a bachelor’s degree in English. She’s an audiobook enthusiast and offsets her ice cream addiction by taking long walks with her husband and labradoodle.

My Sessions

How Values Influence Company Culture

Ballroom Salon III

What are company values? And why are they important? In short, common values often lead employees to find more meaning in their work. Learn how online dating company Zoosk instituted its Values Initiative to engage employees amid a CEO change and new business focus. In this session, attendees will learn: How to translate a business…


Ask the Experts

Ballroom Salon III

In Ask the Experts, speakers are invited back on stage to interact with the audience in a dynamic question and answer session. Attendees are encouraged to engage with the speakers on people management topics, generate questions and share ideas.