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Jill Larsen

Jill oversees human resources and workplace resources functions at Medidata. She has more than 20 years of experience establishing and transforming human resources processes at global, high-tech companies.

Jill spent the past five years in a blended SVP role at Cisco, as both a global HR business partner and leader of talent acquisition.  Jill drove a complete digital transformation of Cisco’s TA function, with a focus on candidate experience, talent brand, predictive analytics, and next-generation tools. Her efforts resulted in Cisco winning 41 awards for social media and brand engagement.  Additionally, Jill led HR for Cisco’s Services organization, supporting 14,000 employees and $13B in revenues. Prior to joining Cisco, she spent five years at EMC as the CHRO of RSA Security and head of HR operations.

Jill holds a bachelor's degree in communications and english from Boston College, and a master’s degree in HR management from Emmanuel College.  She also earned a PHR designation and a certificate in HR management from Bentley University. Jill is a two-time finalist for HRO Today’s TA Leader of the Year Award, a winner of the YWCA Women’s Leadership Award, and a winner of the Bob Gatti HR Leader of Distinction Award. She is an active public speaker and board member for Montage, Envoy and Prezentium privately funded technology startups.