Eric welcomes Kristin Dean to the podcast. Kristin is the SVP of People at Arctic Wolf, a cybersecurity company that provides security monitoring for small and mid-sized organizations to detect and respond to cyber threats. In part one, Kristin shares how she transitioned from the hospitality industry to the tech industry, what prepared her to work in HR, and how to make an employee feel comfortable on their first day.
About Kristin Dean: Kristin leads the Human Resources and Facilities functions at Arctic Wolf. This is Kristin’s fourth technology company, where she has started and grown successful Human Resources teams for companies going through massive growth. Prior to Arctic Wolf, Kristin was the Vice President of People for Revel, a healthcare technology company. Prior to Revel, Kristin was the Vice President of Operations for Delaget as well as Head of Human Resources for Code42 Software. Kristin is a recipient of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s 2017 40 under 40 award, and a Women in Business honoree in 2018. Kristin graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a Bachelor’s degree in Travel Industry Management.