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Maria is the Head of People and Culture at The Org. Maria joined The Org in November of 2020. In her role she is responsible for recruiting, culture, HR processes etc. and sets out to make The Org the best place in the world to work! Before joining The Org she worked as a tech consultant for EY focused on automating operational processes using emerging technologies.
Maria is passionate about people and processes, this turns into a focus on how we work together to create environments for high performing team: Increase transparency, remove friction, create psychological safety for increased innovation.
Maria's philosophy is a holistic view of team members by acknowledging that what you bring to work is a product of: your work environment, your health, your relationships and your finances. Therefore physical, mental and financial health is key priorities along with a culture for teaming and having fun at work.
She studied B.Sc. International Business and M.Sc Finance and Strategic Management at Copenhagen Business School
Maria grew up in Copenhagen, and has always had international aspirations. She lived in London and Toronto before she came to New York.
How I prefer to work
Remote & Office
Mostly in a team
Qualities I value in my colleagues
My communication style
My pet peeves
I begged my parents for dog throughout my entire childhood and on the day I moved out from home they got one. Instead they gave me 2 pet rats: Chip and Chap :)
What was the last book you read?
"Between the world and me," Ta-Nehisi Coates
Can you describe a typical day of yours?
6 am: Wake up 6.05-8 am: Play with my daughter Elisa while drinking coffee and skimming through slack 8 am: Take Elisa to Daycare 8.15-3: Work (morning is always meeting heavy as we are global team with team members in CPH, Denmark) 3-6 pm: Commute home and pick up Elisa on the days my husband is not in charge - love our pre dinner snack ritual and playing with puzzles or having a dance party 6.30: Dinner 8-10 pm: Catching up on some work, or once in a while relaxing with a Netflix show :)
July 14, 2022 - present
November 16, 2020