Sophia MacDonald

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Sophia MacDonald is Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Cvent. Since joining Cvent in 2006, Sophia has been instrumental in Cvent’s growth and has led the hiring of thousands of new employees worldwide, helping to solidify Cvent’s market-leading position in the event technology industry.

Sophia brings a wealth of experience in organizational development and as a D.C. area native, offers deep insight into the local job market where Cvent’s headquarters is located. Sophia is responsible for Cvent’s global hiring strategy and growth. Since 2006, when Cvent had fewer than 150 employees, she has led the human resources division in the hiring of thousands of employees worldwide and has coordinated the implementation of new training programs, additional career enhancement opportunities and unique employee benefit packages that have allowed Cvent to continue to attract and retain top talent. Under Sophia’s leadership, Cvent has been consistently recognized as a Top Workplace by The Washington Post and a Best Place to Work by the Washington Business Journal.

Sophia graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, VA and naturally found her way back to the technology industry with Cvent. After graduating with a BS in Business Administration from the University of Maryland, Sophia earned her master’s degree in Organizational Development and Strategic Human Resources from The Johns Hopkins University – Carey Business School.