As vice president of talent acquisition, Kristen Brown is the catalyst for driving strategic, comprehensive, and inclusive recruiting and hiring efforts across the globe for Kronos. Brown is passionate about identifying top talent in the technology industry and motivates her organization to attract and hire approximately 1,000 Kronites each year who support the company in cultivating an unmatched customer experience and achieving strategic business goals. During her tenure at Kronos, Brown has focused on leading strategic recruitment efforts to support the company’s continued growth and success.
Brown has a strong professional foundation in talent acquisition and human resources. Before joining Kronos in 2011, she served as ULTA Beauty’s director of talent acquisition, compensation, and human resources analytics where her team oversaw one of the company’s most significant growth periods, successfully supporting a more than 150-percent increase in the company’s retail store base. Prior to ULTA, she led recruitment and talent acquisition strategies within the Fortune 500 retailer Staples.
Brown earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of New Hampshire as well as a master’s degree in business administration from Simmons College. She regularly volunteers with YMCA Camp Huckins, an all-girls camp focused on leadership and empowerment, located in Freedom, New Hampshire.
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