Dawn Sharifan

Head of People Operations



Dawn Sharifan is the Head of People Operations at Slack Technologies. She has 15+ years experience in both public and private organizations, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. She also teaches in the Business Department at San Francisco State University.

Her three life maxims are:
1) Self-Awareness is the key to everything
2) Personal Growth is a pain in the butt
3) Have courage and be kind

Educational credits include: BS from the University of Utah, MBA from St. Mary’s College, coaching certification from The Hudson Institute and pilot’s license from the FAA. She lives in the Bay Area with her husband and 3 cats.

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