Here’s what those who have taken part in LEAP HR: Life Sciences have said about their experience:

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"LEAP HR is the answer to our search for a way to bring high-calibre HR leaders on the West Coast together for networking, learning and community building."

Jennifer Troia, Chief Human Resources Officer, Assembly Biosciences 

Sheela Krothapalli

"Now that we’re all facing very similar issues as a result of COVID-19, including the impacts of remote work, inclusion, wellbeing and mental health of our workforces, it’s never been more important for life sciences HR leaders to get together at LEAP HR: Life Sciences West and learn from each other ."

Sheela Krothapalli, Head of People Operations, Verily 


"An engaging, interactive conference where ideas and leaps are shared and examined. A rare opportunity to learn new things, validate what we might already be doing, and consider improving what we have in place.”

Luan Wilfong, Vice President Human Resources, Revolution Medicines 

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"An energizng experience with the most important thing of all - a call to action. I took part because I wanted to be a part of a group of Life Sciences professionals and I’ll be taking back thoughts on differentiating performance, ratings, development to discuss with my team tomorrow."

Mark Lipscomb, Former Vice President People, 23andMe

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“LEAP HR: Life Sciences offered an excellent venue to collaborate and brainstorm with senior level HR practitioners. 10 out of 10.” 

Erin Krolikiewicz, Lead, Talent Discovery, Research and Early Development, Genentech

Holly Chrzanowski

"Great learnings, strong connections and feel totally reenergized after the conference. I love the format – it keeps me engaged, interested and I have learned a lot in the last 2 years since joining the LEAP HR community. 10 out of 10"

Holly Chrzanowski, Vice President Enterprise Talent and Organization, aTyr Pharma

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“I loved being a part of this. I came on my own dime and I learned a lot. I loved the networking, roundtable discussions, and learning just how HR will be evolving to meet the future demands of BioPharma. 10 out of 10.” 

Dina Readinger, Global Executive Coach, Pyramid Resource Group

Deborah Krogman

"This was my first LEAP HR conference and I was very impressed with the content, variety of companies represented, and the size of the group which allowed for great interaction. It was invigorating, upbeat, fast moving, and informative. I told my team it was like “speed learning” for HR! 

Deborah Krogman, Vice President Human Resources, NanoString Technologies 

Nancy Worrell

"There is no other forum like LEAP HR: Life Sciences West for HR leaders in the pharma/biotech space to gather, and industry truly matters in HR. A fabulous 3 days of learning and sharing with true peers."

Nancy Worrell, Vice President Human Resources, Astex Pharmaceuticals


“This event was a great opportunity to expand my vision and challenge my assumptions regarding HR as “innovation”, and it was enormously valuable to see how top leaders in the Life Sciences industry are tackling business issues within HR.” 

Brian White, Associate Director Human Resources, PPD