About Speaker Melissa Daimler…
Melissa Daimler has a cutting edge, informed perspective on culture and what today’s organizations need to get their culture right.
She has been an executive at high-growth companies for over twenty years. Currently as founder and CEO of Daimler Partners, she works with executives, teams, and organizations to help them operationalize their culture.
Prior to founding Daimler Partners, Melissa led HR for a fast-growing venture-funded startup. She created and built Learning & Organizational Development functions for Adobe, Twitter, and WeWork. Melissa built a coaching company while also the first employee of Coach University, one of the first leaders in the field. Her experience as an executive includes coaching executives, helping teams work more effectively, and building scale-proof organizational processes.
Melissa is a speaker, panelist, and contributor to broad industry publishers including Harvard Business Review (HBR), Huffington Post, Chief Learning Officer, and Chief Talent Development Officer magazines. Her recent article on operationalizing culture in HBR was one of the most popular articles of 2018, viewed by over 200,000 people globally (10x the average). She has served as a board member for the Association of Talent Development (“ATD”) and currently sits on the Advisory Board for the University of San Francisco, Master’s Program for Organization Development. One of the first coaches certified by the International Coach Federation (“ICF”), Melissa graduated from the Pepperdine University Graziadio Business School with an M.S. in Organizational Development.
Melissa can regularly be found with her husband in the bay area hiking somewhere with views of the ocean, or urban hiking in NYC looking for the latest piece of street art.