Global Conference 2015

Speaker's Biography

Kristin Oliver

Executive Vice President, People, Walmart U.S.

Kristin Oliver is executive vice president of people for Walmart U.S., supporting 1.4 million associates across the country. Oliver has human resources responsibilities for merchandising, marketing, financial services, planning, pricing and replenishment for Walmart U.S., along with Walmart U.S. general administration and field human resources. Oliver previously served as senior vice president of people for Walmart U.S., senior vice president of people for Walmart International, and vice president and division general counsel, employment practices. Before joining Walmart in 2004, Oliver was a partner at the law firm of Gable & Gotwals in Tulsa, Okla., where her practice focused on commercial litigation and employment law. Oliver is involved in a variety of women's initiatives, including Walmart's President's Global Council of Women Leaders. In 2011, she was named to Diversity MBA magazine's Top 100 Under 50 list. She earned a bachelor's degree in English from Oklahoma State University and a J.D. from Harvard University.


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