HP Inc.’s founders Bill Hewlett and David Packard recognized that innovation is fueled by diversity. Their legacy lives on today. HP Inc. is proud to help reinvent mindsets, and create amazing technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. HP’s commitment to diversity and inclusion aligns completely with Kim Rivera’s personal commitment to help rewrite the narrative of what is possible. Kim will share learnings from her career journey, how HP Inc. is leading with D&I programs and the revolutionary initiative that her organization launched last year to incentivize the legal industry toward diverse hiring.
Kim M. Rivera is the Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel for HP Inc. In this role, she manages the worldwide legal department, responsible for all aspects of legal, government affairs, compliance and ethics.
Kim has more than 20 years of experience advising Fortune 500 companies on significant corporate transactions, governance matters, securities, compliance, risk management, audit and litigation matters.
Most recently, Kim served as the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for DaVita HealthCare Partners, a Global Fortune 250 healthcare services company. Previously, Kim was the Chief Compliance Officer and Head of International Legal Services at The Clorox Company, where she also oversaw labor and employment counseling and litigation. Before joining Clorox, Kim served as Chief Litigation Counsel for Rockwell Automation as well as General Counsel for its $2B Automation Controls and Information Group.
Kim is passionate about giving back to the community. She has served on numerous non-profit boards including the California Latino Community Foundation and the Denver Metro Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Kim is a frequent speaker on diversity and inclusion in corporations and the legal profession, with emphasis on women in leadership.
Kim is based in Palo Alto, California.