Cailin O'Riordan

Head of Global Talent Management
Gilead Sciences
Dr. Cailin O’Riordan has enabled business performance by developing executive talent management and organizational change capability in dynamic environments. Dr. O’Riordan is currently a Senior Director of Talent Management at Gilead Sciences, a research-based biopharmaceutical company. She has held previous internal roles as a Senior Director of Organization Design and Change at McKesson Corporation, has worked internationally as a sole proprietor of a consulting business, and held a tenure-track academic role while having oversight of funded healthcare research. Dr. O’Riordan earned her Doctor of Philosophy degree in interpersonal communication and quantitative methods from University of Texas at Austin and holds a number of certifications, including Advanced Organizational Design and Bridges Transition Model. She currently serves as an Executive Board Member for the Best Practice Institute, and has previously served on councils for Change Management and Talent Management on behalf of The Conference Board.