Zaina Orbai

Zaina Orbai Small

Zaina Orbai, Vice President of Human Resources, Yelp

Zaina joined Yelp in 2011 and built the Global People Operations function from inception to current. She has supported the company to successfully scale and grow from pre-IPO of 600 employees to current 4500+ employees.

Previously, Zaina worked for 10 years in the Retail & Consumer space and held several HR and management roles at Levi Strauss, Target and Mervyns. She has led a range of HR functional areas – recruiting, talent management, employee relations, systems, compensation, and benefits. Zaina has her Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) certification.

Zaina earned a bachelor’s in business with a minor in management information systems from California Polytechnic University, SLO and an M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.