Velocity Global, the world’s expert on work, announced today the appointment of Linda Lee as Chief People and Culture Officer. In her role, Linda will build a best-in-class people strategy, overseeing culture-related initiatives as well as talent development and employee recruitment efforts. She will provide strategic counsel to leadership across functions, engaging with teams and employees throughout the company as it works towards its next level of growth.
“Linda is a unique HR executive whose impressive career has spanned across functions, giving her a well rounded understanding of corporate strategy and strategic business priorities. She will be an integral part of building and scaling our people strategy along with connecting closely with our customer base,” said Frank Calderoni, CEO at Velocity Global. “She is a data-driven champion of company culture and has an innate ability to lead with empathy, creativity, and thoughtfulness. I am thrilled to have her join the leadership team and Velocity Global.”
Linda was most recently the Chief Culture Officer at Anaplan, where she played a vital role with the HR team and serving as a ‘culture champion’ to ensure Anaplan had a strong, effective, and accountable culture. Over the course of the rest of her career, Linda has also worked at Red Hat, Cisco Systems, and Qualcomm in a variety of roles including Business Development, Operations, Strategy, Communications, Culture, and Human Resources.
“To lead this team at Velocity Global, who is at the forefront of the future of work, is a dream role for any people leader,” said Linda Lee, Chief People and Culture Officer. “I am excited to further expand on the company culture and to help drive impact and scale across functions as we grow. I also look forward to developing a community for HR leaders to come together and connect on best practices and shared interests. The opportunities for impact are endless and I look forward to working with all the teams at Velocity Global.”
Linda’s appointment comes shortly after the announcement of Frank Calderoni as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. The company also recently announced that it has crossed the $200M ARR threshold, exceeding more than 40% organic growth YoY, revealing its growth and promising trajectory in the tech world as the desire for remote work continues to grow.
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