Nadia Rawlinson

Chief People Officer, Slack

Invest in Yourself Sessions

[June 16]
12:30 p.m. Eastern
Theme: Work Resiliency: A Chat with Sue Decker and Nadia Rawlinson

About the Speaker

Nadia Rawlinson is the Chief People Officer for Slack Technologies (NYSE: WORK) the Silicon Valley  darling and industry leader in collaboration software – “Slack is where work happens.” Nadia is responsible for all aspects of Slack’s employee and workplace operations, including global recruiting,  people operations, total rewards, diversity, organizational effectiveness, real estate and program  management. Nadia has nearly 20 years of exceptional experience across all facets of human resources  strategy and development on a global scale, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Vail Resorts (NYSE: MTN)

Prior to Slack, Nadia served as the Chief Human Resources Officer for Live Nation Entertainment, a  Fortune 500 global leader in the live events industry. As CHRO, Nadia oversaw HR strategy and  development for Live Nation’s 35,000 employees. Nadia is known for developing differentiated people  programs for the next-Gen employee, including a student loan repayment program that was a first in the  industry and featured in Bloomberg Businessweek. Under her leadership, Live Nation was certified as as  Great Place to Work® for the first time in 2016 and every year since, Forbes Magazine’s list for Best  Companies for Diversity, as well as being honored as part of a small cadre of organizations to People Magazine’s Companies that Care. Prior to Live Nation, Nadia led and co-led human resources teams for  Rakuten USA and Groupon, respectively. 

In her down time, Nadia is actively involved at her alma mater serving in various alumni leadership  capacities, as well helped launch The Allbright and Chief – both collectives of international members  clubs and networks for professional women – as a founding member. Nadia resides with her husband  David in Chicago and their two jazz-inspired, ill-behaved pups, Miles and Herbie. Nadia received her BA  from Stanford University and MBA from Harvard Business School.