Kris Hamner LinkedIn
"I am passionate about human resources being a competitive advantage for companies and their people to achieve success."
KRIS HAMNER, MBA, has over 25 years of global human resources leadership experience across technology, life sciences, logistics, and manufacturing sectors. A versatile and strategic leader, he has previously worked at Hewlett Packard, Hitachi, and fast growth private equity-backed companies, enabling business and employee success, company transformation, and HR innovation. Hamner is passionate about making HR a competitive advantage through business partnerships, employee engagement, and cross-functional collaboration. He brings a proven ability to develop, implement, innovate, and scale people strategies to attract, develop, and retain talent in a globally competitive environment. In the broader HR community, he contributes as board president of the National Human Resources Association – Silicon Valley, as an advisor to firms and nonprofits, and as a guest speaker at industry events. He earned a Master’s in Finance and Management Consulting from the University of Notre Dame and a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources from the University of Nevada, in addition to multiple professional certifications.