Divya has extensive leadership experience developing strategic people operations for diverse global businesses. Her areas of focus include building a purposeful & inclusive culture, hiring/ developing and retaining top talent, leadership development, community engagement and organizational collaboration. Divya is also an avid advocate and evangelist of building diverse and inclusive teams and serves on the board of directors for Watermark (a non-profit dedicated to increasing the number of women in leadership), and co-leads the Watermark CHRO Network.
As VP of People at Nevro, she is responsible for all aspects of Talent, Culture and People Operations globally that serve Nevro's mission and ensure team member success and development.
Prior to Nevro, Divya was the Chief People Officer for GoodData and was responsible for Talent Acquisition and brand, Employee Engagement and Culture, Leadership Development, Total Rewards, Global People Programs (including Performance/Development Planning, Wellness, Diversity) Payroll, Facilities and Administration. Previously, Divya led talent and implementation of people strategy for SaaS and Collaboration at Cisco Systems, assuming HR responsibility for a $4.5 billion/4,500 employees global business. She has also held HR Leadership roles for Switching, Service Provider, Consumer and Corporate Development organizations over her six and half years at Cisco. Prior to Cisco, she served as Director HR for North American Operations at Tavant Technologies.
Divya founded and served as CEO for Venturis India, an executive search firm focused on multinational firms in India. Her passion is building amazing experiences where talented people can perform at their best. Through her data-driven approach, Divya focuses on measurable impact and alignment of people processes with company culture, strategy and goals.
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