Janis Hoyt is the Chief People Officer of The Honest Company, which was launched in 2012 with a mission to inspire and empower people to live a happy and healthy life.
As Chief People Officer, Hoyt oversees all people functions including the HR, Talent Management, Recruiting and Workplace teams. A seasoned HR executive with 20+ years of experience, Hoyt has held leadership positions at major companies in the Healthcare, Consumer Packed Goods, Retail, and Technology industries. Prior to The Honest Company, Hoyt was Vice President of Human Resources at Blue Shield of California where she was responsible for driving people strategies for all corporate functions and leading several key initiatives in the areas of Diversity & Inclusion, Mergers & Acquisitions and Talent Management. She is a certified Executive Coach and deeply believes in coaching business leaders as well as developing high performing teams. Hoyt holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from University of California Berkley and a Masters in Human Resources and Organizational Development from University of San Francisco.
The Honest Company is a mission-driven company that provides 100+ trusted and delightful products across a wide range of consumer categories, including baby, personal care, home care, and vitamins & supplements, to a passionate community of consumers united by values and style. Honest products are available across the U.S. via honest.com and honestbeauty.com, as well as at a wide range of retailers across North America such as Target, Whole Foods, Costco and Ulta Beauty. The Honest Company is privately held and headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
Since its inception, the mission-driven Company has donated over fifteen million products and over 15,400 employee participation hours through it's Honest to Goodness program. Honest has been honored with a wide range of recognitions and awards, including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Los Angeles Region, ACG Award for Social Responsibility, PC Magazine’s Seal of Consumer Approval in Tech, three Allure Best of Beauty Awards, as well as the Pioneer in Sustainability Award by the Sustainable Business Council of Los Angeles. Honest is honored to be named top 100 innovators in Diversity and Inclusion.