Speaker Bio

Alessandra Yockelson
Guest speaker

Alessandra Yockelson

Chief Human Resource Officer at Pure Storage
Prior to joining Pure, Alessandra was Chief Talent Officer for 60,000 team members 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 a catalyst for diversity, equity & inclusion and served as the President of the Avon Foundation for Women in Brazil. She also previously held leadership positions with major multinational brands, including Diageo, Avon, Philips, and Volkswagen.
Alessandra began her career in IT, and then transitioned into HR and grew her professional career there. Fully displaying her belief in lifelong learning and drive, while working full time with a family, she completed a PhD in Organizational Studies!"
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Wednesday, July 13, 2022 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM EDT
Roundtable: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion ... How to Go Beyond the Tick in the Box?

Today's organizations need to think differently about talent, opportunities and the skills of the future. What worked yesterday won't necessarily work today or tomorrow. As DEI movements have amplified in the past couple of years — with solid proofs that improved DEI equates to higher growth, most organizations are still grappling with how to make it happen as more than a tick in the box. Join us to discuss how some high growth organizations have cracked the code to building an inclusive, collaborative culture.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.