Jill Larsen


Jill Larsen, PHR, has more than 25 years of experience establishing and digitally transforming human resources functions at global technology and life sciences companies. Prior to PTC, Jill was Chief People Officer at Medidata (MDSO), a public life sciences software company located in NYC.

Prior to Medidata, Jill spent five years in a blended SVP role at Cisco Systems, as both a global HRBP and leader of Talent Acquisition.   Additionally, Jill led HR for Cisco’s Services organization, supporting 14,000 employees and $13B in revenues. Earlier in her career, Jill spent five years at EMC as the CHRO of RSA and the Head of HR Operations and spent seven years in HR leadership roles at SunGard where she led the centralization of all HR functions as part of an LBO.

Jill holds a Masters in HR from Emmanuel College and received her BA from Boston College. Jill is a two-time finalist for HRO Today’s TA Leader of the Year Award, a winner of the YWCA Women’s Leadership Award, and a winner of the Bob Gatti HR Leader of Distinction Award. She is an active public speaker focused on HR digitization and the future of work and she serves as a Board Member & Advisor to privately funded technology startups.  Outside of work, Jill lives with her husband and she is a mom to twin teenage boys and two golden retrievers.

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