Chief Talent Officer
Williams-Sonoma, Inc.Karalyn has spent the last 25 years driving business transformations through talent and organizational strategy. She is a strategic and creative problem solver with expertise in organizational design, talent acquisition, employment branding and engagement, inclusion and belonging, culture shaping and total rewards. Prior to Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Karalyn was Chief People Officer for Sephora Americas. She previously held several HR leadership roles at Best Buy and began her career at Accenture, specializing in human capital strategies within their retail practice. Karalyn leads with passion, heart and conviction to support the people who are the core of any organization. Karalyn graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a BS Degree in Sociology. Originally from the Midwest, she now lives in Marin with her four children.