Natasha Kehimkar (OpenTable, App Annie, Fandom)
Natasha Kehimkar has spent over 25 years leading HR, Talent Acquisition, and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) in multiple industries. She started out at Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson, and made the move into hyper-growth at OpenTable, App Annie, and Fandom. She brings that experience to her work now as CEO & Founder of Malida Advisors.In this episode, Natasha talks about growing up in Toronto and the values her parents instilled in her early on. We’ll hear her thoughts on building (and rebuilding) people functions from the ground up, how to take advantage of the desire to build a more equitable workplace, and the story of the time she got laid off and how it influences how she thinks about HR.