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Natalie Welch

Chief People Officer

Natalie Welch serves as Chief People Officer for PacBio. In her current role, Ms. Welch is responsible for leading PacBio’s overall human resources strategy, global talent management, organizational design, culture and community development. Natalie is a people-focused, results-driven executive with more than 20 years of experience in diverse industries and geographies. Natalie joined Pacific Biosciences in 2008 after a 15-year tenure with a hospitality company where she was responsible for people relations, talent planning, and learning and development initiatives. During the last 12 years, she served in various roles of increasing responsibility in Human Resources and Organizational Development for PacBio, building strong relationships to become a trusted partner with leadership, board teams and employees across the company. Now as Chief of People, Natalie is changing the function, culture, and impact of HR across the Company to support its business goals and strategy, as well as the changing dynamics for employees working across the globe. Natalie holds a B.S. degree in Psychology and post-graduate work in Counseling Psychology from The College of New Jersey.

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