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Kristen Richardson

Chief People and Performance Officer

Kristen brings over 20 years of strategic human resource, people and culture experience. Most recently, she served on Kaleido’s executive team building organizational capabilities and shaping the culture in an evolving competitive landscape. Prior to joining Kaleido, Kristen held HR roles in other life sciences and biotech companies, including MicroMedicine and most notably, Genzyme, where she supported multiple sites and two large commercial organizations. Kristen is passionate about creating high-functioning collaborative teams and an exceptional employee experience to drive business results through principles of open communication, a growth mindset, psychological safety, and borderless collaboration.

Kristen obtained her undergraduate degree in Management from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and her master’s degree in Organizational Development from Suffolk University.

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