Laura Fuentes joined Hilton Worldwide in 2013 and is currently Vice President, Total Rewards and HR Analytics. In her role, she oversees global compensation, benefits, and recognition programs, as well as all people analytics for over 300,000 team members across 80 countries. Prior to joining Hilton, Ms. Fuentes spent six years at Capital One Financial in various corporate strategy and human resources roles: leading workforce analytics, recruitment, and compensation functions for the organization. Prior to COF, she worked at McKinsey & Company in its Madrid, New York, and Washington D.C offices, where she served clients across financial services and nonprofit sectors. Ms. Fuentes holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Virginia, an M.S. in Structural Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, and an M.B.A. from Columbia University. She lives in Arlington, Va., with her husband, Will Meyer, and two children, Alex and Nico.