Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Billie Hartless joined Polycom in 2017 as Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer. Her presence comes at a critical time during Polycom’s transition to a private company, and Billie plays an integral role in leading organizational change and cultural transformation while aligning to the company’s overall strategy. She also champions Polycom's charitable giving through the Polycom Foundation.
Billie is a firm believer that employees are the biggest competitive advantage for any company and, as such, she prioritizes building a world class organization that offers opportunities for growth and development.
Before joining Polycom, Billie held several senior HR positions at global companies including Nokia and HERE. She is an industry veteran with more than 25 years of professional human resources and business experience.
Billie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration, summa cum laude, from California Lutheran University. Since 2004, she has been an active member of Menttium, an organization aimed at promoting and retaining high performing women.
"Defying distance’ resonates with me after spending so much time on airplanes and in airports throughout my career. Polycom is revolutionizing the way work gets done and how distributed teams can truly connect with superior voice and video technology that enriches the experience and allows the human element to come through. I look forward to working with the Polycom team to ensure another 25 years of growth and success for our company."