Kerry Van Voris
Kerry is Oscar’s Chief People Officer, where she manages the company’s entire HR and Talent function across the company’s offices in New York, Tempe, Los Angeles, and Dallas for 1,800+ employees. Prior to Oscar, Kerry was the Director of Talent for Madrona Venture Group in Seattle, WA, a venture capital firm that invests in seed and early stage (Series A) technology start-ups and is best known for its original seed funding of Amazon.com. Before Madrona, Kerry was a senior leader at Amazon.com, where she led executive recruiting for the booming cloud business, Amazon Web Services. Earlier, Kerry built a network in the financial services space and led senior and general management hiring at the Westport, CT hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, before moving into a broader role as Head of Talent Management for the firm’s largest department.
Kerry’s experience in recruiting and talent spans back to her years at Microsoft, originally as a senior technical recruiter for the Server & Tools business and then as an HR M&A manager, leading people due-diligence on multiple deals and playing a key role in acquiring and integrating talent through acquisitions.