Kristen Pressner is Global Head of Human Resources for Roche Diagnostics and is based in Basel, Switzerland. She supports nearly 35,000 employees across more than 150 countries worldwide. With nearly 90,000 employees globally, Roche is the world’s largest biotech company and the world leader in in-vitro diagnostics.
Kristen is passionate about bringing out the best in people and is in the unique position to provide pragmatic and honest insights as someone who:
is passionate about diversity as a business driver
can provide perspective from ‘behind the curtain of HR’ and with an eye toward the broader global environment, and
knows the subject of "Women in Leadership" from the perspective of a ‘real’ woman executive herself and as the mother of 4 children
Kristen brings a unique combination of pragmatic insights, authentic vulnerability and inspiration, and her TEDx talk and keynote addresses have triggered her recognition as an important voice on the topic of women in leadership.