Lindsay Barnett, MBA, is a 20-year HR professional specializing in career development, change management, performance management, organization development, employee engagement and retention, training and workshop design and facilitation, design thinking, and innovation. She is currently the Director of Talent, Development and Inclusion at Kite Pharma, a division of Gilead. Prior to joining Kite Pharma, she served as Director of Learning & Organization Development at Mattel, where she was responsible for the learning needs and organization development of both the business’ creative functions at Mattel’s Los Angeles headquarters, and more broadly at its Asia Pacific organizations. Lindsay has also served multiple HR roles at Amgen, a biotech-pharmaceutical company, and as part of a Johnson & Johnson non-profit leadership program.
Lindsay holds a BA in Anthropology from UC Berkeley and an MBA from UCLA Anderson School. She has lived in Chile, Argentina, Hong Kong and Australia.