Chief People Officer
Diane leads the global human resources organization and is focused on building the Qlik culture—a fun, high-performance culture with people who care about “making a difference” with our customers and in our communities. She and her team are responsible for creating and implementing HR strategies to scale with rapid growth, to include recruitment, total rewards, talent and executive development, and HR systems and operations.
Diane is an innovative leader with a strong global orientation, diverse background, and a consistent record of growing technology businesses. She is experienced in Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial environments. Diane is known for building values-based, high-performance cultures and helping others to reach their potential. She has a demonstrated record of excellence in organizational and leadership development, change management and strategic staffing for high-growth companies, with her teams hiring more than 60,000 people in her career.
Prior to Qlik, Diane was Executive Vice President, Culture and Talent, with Allscripts, where her team was instrumental in growing the company from $500M to $1.44B. Diane also served in a number of human resources leadership roles in her 14 years with Cisco Systems. During her last three years with Cisco, she held the dual role of Vice President, Human Resources, International; and Vice President, Human Resources, Worldwide Sales, growing Cisco from 4,500 people when she joined to 70,000 people in 152 countries. Both Allscripts and Cisco were consistently recognized as “Best Places to Work.”
Diane holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from UNC Chapel Hill. She is passionate about giving back and serves on several boards, including the International Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Board, where she is a recipient of the “Living and Giving” Award.