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Alessandra Yockelson
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Alessandra Yockelson

Chief Human Resource Officer
Alessandra currently serves as the Chief Human Resources Officer at Pure Storage, leading the company’s human capital function globally where she crafts talent and organization strategies that advance the company’s business goals and make Pure an inclusive employer of choice by top talent. Prior to joining Pure, Alessandra was Chief Talent Officer for 60,000 employees at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and the global SVP of HR for the Compute, Storage, and Services Business Units as well as the Technology function. A recognized leader with more than 25 years of accomplishments in human capital management, Alessandra has built sizable global HR teams delivering large-scale business transformation and M&A, and nurturing growth mindset cultures. She is an independent board director at iCIMS and has previously held leadership positions with major multinational brands, including Diageo, Avon, Philips, and Volkswagen. Alessandra has an MS in HR, an MBA and a Ph.D. in Organization Studies.
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