Kjirsten Mickesh

VP, People and Culture

Company: Finley Engineering
Role: Session Presenter

Kjirsten Mickesh has been a student of human and organizational behavior for decades, having led all aspects of human resources at medium and large global companies in multiple industries. While her experience is broad, she has developed a depth of expertise in diversity, equity and inclusion, integrated talent strategy and programs, strategic business partnership, organizational change, transformation, and culture.

Kjirsten is regarded as a solutions-oriented leader and systems thinker who translates vision and ideas into practical plans and successful execution to optimize performance at the individual and organizational levels. She shares her experience and provides strategic and practical guidance to leaders and HR through interactive learning experiences that leave participants with increased knowledge, know-how, and tools.

In addition to her corporate experience, Kjirsten has consulted with companies ranging from startup to global Fortune 500 and co-founded a startup to develop and sell play-based social and emotional learning products for kids. An ICF certified coach with specialized training in social and emotional intelligence, she has coached leaders and people in career transition.


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