Leah Sutton is the SVP, Global Human Resources at Elastic, a global open source software company, and responsible for all facets of HR from recruitment to business partnership.
Prior to Elastic, Leah was the Senior Director of HR at Plum Organics where she was responsible for supporting the leadership team through a period of high growth and change post-acquisition by Campbell Soup Company. Prior to working at Plum, Leah spent five years with Bloom Energy, a Silicon Valley based clean tech company. During her tenure at Bloom, she held various HR roles, including a stint in Bangalore as the HR Leader for India and Asia Pacific. She was also a consultant at Deloitte and a Peace Corp Volunteer in West Africa. Leah holds a BA in Anthropology & African Studies from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.