Brenda Rogers, PHR, CPC, ELI-MP is an innovative and strategic HR leader who is passionate about transformation, connecting talent to business results and driving change initiatives in technology and medical diagnostics and companies. She has successfully lead Talent Acquisition and HR teams through major global change initiatives (M&A and restructuring) at Seagate Technology, she drove the growth at Portal SW (now Oracle) with a hugely successful lPO, and headed up the people & culture strategy at Perelgen Sciences during a major turnaround and commercial launch. Brevagen, breast cancer diagnostics was then sold to Genetic Technologies an Australian genetics company.
Most recently at Roku, she built the HR/Talent function, put systems in place for more effective processes and exceeded all growth goals (2-3x yoy) by attracting and retaining exceptional technical and creative talent to support the business road map.
She is currently consulting with VC backed start ups, coaching executive and high potential leaders and planning the next Global Innovation Summit for QuantumLead in 2015.
Passionate about connecting talent in orgs. to business results. The successful formula = mindful leaders, driving innovation with high performing teams. Brenda is a champion of world class organizational health in companies who value human capital is a key strategic advantage.
Brenda holds a bachelors degree in Communications from the University of California, Santa Cruz and attended the University of Michigan’s Advanced Human Resource Executive Program, studying under David Ulrich. She recently became a Certified Professional Coach (CPC), and an Energy Leadership Index™ Master Practitioner (ELI-MP).
Other activities and philanthropy
- Gallop Ventures advisory board
- Bay Area HR Execs Council board of directors
- SFSPCA volunteer
- Montalvo Center for the Arts volunteer
- Leadership SF, class of 2008
- Cinaquest Film Festival Volunteer multiple years
Follow Brenda on Twitter @brrendar
Key strategies for creating a positive and engaged workforce. Key HR Executives on developing talent, monitoring morale, and maximizing employee engagement. My chapter: Strategic Business Drivers for High-Performing People Practices