— Megan Hansen, Smartsheet’s Chief People and Culture Officer, is leaving the company.
Smartsheet has confirmed Hansen’s departure from GeekWire. A spokesperson said, “We thank her for her contributions and wish her the best in her future endeavors.
Smartsheet Chief Legal Officer Jolene Marshall will lead the company’s human resources and culture teams as interim leader as the company searches for a permanent replacement.
GeekWire has reached out to Hansen for comment. I will update this post as soon as I receive a reply.
Hansen has been with Smartsheet for three and a half years, serving as Vice President of Human Resources. She previously served as Sr. Human Resources at MOD Pizza where she was Vice President of Talent at Outerwall where she was Vice President of Management and Creative where she was Director of Human Resources at consultancy Frog Design.
Bellevue, Wash.-based workflow management software provider Smartsheet reports revenue of $199.6 million in its most recent quarter, up 38% year over year in the third quarter of 2021. The company’s stock has fallen about 50% this year. .
Other major personnel changes in the Pacific Northwest tech industry:
- Professor of Genomic Sciences, University of Washington Jay Sender Joined the scientific advisory board of 6th Street, a global investment firm.
- The Allen Institute in Seattle has announced six new next-generation leaders, young researchers across the country, who will advise the Allen Institute for Brain Science, the MindScope program, and the Allen Institute for Neurodynamics.
- Drew Harvell is one of seven new U.S. Science Envoys appointed by U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken. Harvell, Professor Emeritus of Cornell University, conducts research at Cornell University. Washington’s Friday His Harbor Laboratory on San Juan Island.