Maria Borch Jessen

Head of People & Culture

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 e...



New York, NY, United States

Roles at The Org

  • Head of People & Culture

    November 16, 2020 - present

My work style

How I prefer to work

Remote & Office


Mostly in a team

Qualities I value in my colleagues

Ownership, empathy, bias toward action, creativity, openness

My communication style

Casual, open, polite, positive, genuine

My pet peeves

Pessimism, arrogance, inauthenticity, politics, secrecy

Fun fact

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 :)

Insider experiences

Maria Borch Jessen

Head of People & Culture

What’s your favorite thing about working at The Org?

Impact. Ideas can come from everywhere. We all co-create the future together: You dont have to work in the Product team to get your suggestions implemented in the next product sprint.. and if you feel your idea is a little radical just add "What would the contrarian say," or "I am gonna be a little contrarian." Contrarian is a safeword for bold ideas around here.

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