Silvia Johnson is the Head of Human Resource and Diversity for Ridgeline, the latest tech startup of Dave Duffield. Since joining Ridgeline on August 20, 2018, she has spent her time learning, observing and devising a proper people strategy based on how to Attract, Retain and Develop Diverse employees for Ridgeline.
Prior to joining this tech startup, Silvia transformed the diversity and employee life cycle strategy for Symantec. Before Symantec, she founded and lead her own consulting firm while earlier in her career Silvia oversaw the development and reinvention of several employee strategies at both Intuit and Xilinx.
Born in El Salvador, Johnson and her family immigrated to the U.S. during her early childhood. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of California, Davis and is in process of obtaining her MFA from Sierra Nevada College.
Recognition and Thought Leadership
* Hispanic Executive, Featured in the November/December 2018 print issue, currently available online
* Univision, Featured in a story regarding Diversity in the Silicon Valley
* Black Enterprise, Named to ‘Top Executives for Diversity’ List, March 2018
* Named MVP, North America Enterprise Sales, Symantec