Leadership perspectives: Defining the chief people officer role in a purpose-driven organization
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consulting

Leadership perspectives: Defining the chief people officer role in a purpose-driven organization

Patreon’s Tiffany Stevenson shares how the idea of purpose influences her in her role as CPO.

In this next video in our Leadership Perspectives series, Heidrick & Struggles’ Lyndon Taylor, the leader of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Practice, speaks to Jack Conte, the CEO and co-founder of Patreon, and Tiffany Stevenson, Patreon’s senior vice president and chief people officer. Patreon is an American membership platform that provides business tools for content creators to run a subscription service and was founded in 2013 with diversity and inclusion as core parts of the company’s purpose. Stevenson shares how purpose influences her in her role as chief people officer and how the growing complexity of the role requires the rare combination of empathy and an outcome-focused results orientation.


About the interviewer

Lyndon Taylor (ltaylor@heidrick.com) is the regional managing partner of the CEO & Board pf Directors Practice for the Americas; he is based in Heidrick & Struggles’ Chicago office.

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