Laura Simzer
SVP, People & Culture at MediaKind

Laura Simzer, Senior Vice President of People and Culture, oversees all dimensions of the Human Resources function, drawing on over 25 years of experience across multiple industries such as telecom, information technology, oil and gas, and media technology.

Laura has spearheaded numerous people-centric programs touching all facets of the employee lifecycle such as intern recruitment programs, global talent acquisition efforts, mentorship programs, learning and development initiatives and more. Advancing into leadership roles, she has driven pivotal initiatives in change management, organizational development and team performance enhancement. With years of business partnering, Laura’s wide range of experience has equipped her with the ability to navigate through complex HR challenges, adapt to evolving landscapes, and effectively manage transitions and divestitures.

As a fierce champion of diversity and equity, Laura is passionate about fostering a culture of continuous learning and unwavering inclusivity. While aligning HR strategies with business objectives, Laura not only enhances operational efficiency within the HR function but also ensures that human capital remains a strategic asset, driving sustained organizational success in today’s dynamic business environment.

On the weekend, Laura finds tranquil and peace while boating on the lake with her husband. As travel enthusiast, she deeply cherishes connecting with family and friends at home or in new, fun places.