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Denise Kalos

Denise Kalos

Vice President, Corporate Solutions, O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Denise Kalos is the Vice President of Corporate Solutions, and a member of the Steering Committee for O’Reilly Media, Inc. Previously, she was the Chief HR Officer and OD Practice Leader for C-Change, Inc., a boutique strategy consultancy to Fortune 1000 financial services and high tech firms on business growth strategies and organizational alignment, and before that was part of the executive team that brought AMB Properties Corporation “public” in 1997.

Ms. Kalos is an outcomes focused executive with proven successes in building / leading teams to deliver business solutions for complex public and private organizations. As a corporate officer and HR subject matter expert, she aligned businesses’ Vision-Mission-Goals with all people related programs including, community building, training and development, leadership & management development, recruitment and retention programs, and competency based performance management. She has a strong, entrepreneurial competence in designing best practices-based HR services, in delivering HR/OD consulting interventions and producing bottom line results to clients ranging in size from internet startup to mid-growth-stage to Fortune 200 companies.

Ms. Kalos has led organizational change projects with an impact on people, customers, and the bottom line. She has a strong execution orientation, ensuring people needs are addressed, even as they are balanced with corporate realities. Ms. Kalos has a passionate focus on outcomes that drive business success.

Ms. Kalos has spoken at local, regional and national conferences on: Secrets to Building Developer Communities, The New Generation of Leaders, The 21st Century Consumer, Outsourcing Trends in the 21st Century, HR’s role in complying with Sarbanes-Oxley, Linking HR Strategy to Bottom Line Business Results, and Corporate Transformation through Strategic Human Resource Management.

Ms. Kalos holds a Master’s of Science Degree in Global Human Resource Management.

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