Chief Talent Officer
Leader of Bulger Partners talent acquisition, employee development and organizational design
Kristen is the Chief Talent Officer at Bulger Partners and is responsible for setting the strategic direction for talent acquisition, employee development, organizational design and total rewards.
Kristen has over 20 years of leadership experience in rapidly growing software, professional services, and IT consulting organizations where she has been focused on creating and implementing unique programs with a focus on attracting, developing and retaining high performing talent.
Prior to joining Bulger Partners, Kristen served as Vice President, People and Culture at Virgin Pulse (formerly ShapeUp, Inc.), a SaaS wellbeing and employee engagement provider, where she led the integration efforts to merge the people management functions of three companies. Previously she was the Director of People Operations, North America for Mimecast, a global SaaS business specializing in email security, archiving, and continuity, and played a strategic role establishing business operations and meeting the aggressive hiring plan leading to a successful IPO.
Kristen holds a BS in Business Administration and Finance from the Isenberg School of Management at University of Massachusetts Amherst.
➢ Virgin Pulse (FKA ShapeUp, Inc.) – Vice President, People and Culture
➢ Mimecast – Director of People Operations, North America
➢ Dimension Data – Senior Business Partner, Human Resources
➢ JumpTap, Inc. – Senior Human Resources Consultant
➢ Umass Amherst – BA in Business Administration, Finance