Gisela A. Paulsen and Kathryn Matz

Gisela A. Paulsen, MPharm, is a strategic and transformational Global Life Sciences Executive. With a deep focus in both business and science, her vast background includes operations, P&L, commercialization as well as clinical development experience – centered around building, transforming, and growing resilient businesses, from startups to large companies. As for her extensive leadership skills, while at Genentech/Roche as Senior Vice President/Global Head of Clinical Operations, Gisela led a team responsible for 400+ clinical trials with 100k+ patients in 60+ countries.

Kathryn Matz is a senior partner at Hands On, which she and her partners created as an alternative to ‘big consulting’ focused on learning & organizational development. She is an experienced People & Culture leader with a strong mix of both corporate and consulting expertise, delivering best-in-class solutions that help organizations harness, optimize and retain their talent. Kathryn specializes in leadership development, capability development and internal talent mobility across industries including Life Sciences, Technology, Consumer Goods, Financial Services, Retail and more.

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