Kerrie Peraino is Senior Vice President, Market Human Resources and Global Employee & Labor Relations for American Express. She leads an organization of nearly 300 Human Resources professionals who support over 50,000 employees and business leaders in more than 30 countries. A seasoned professional, Kerrie has worked with American Express since 1996. She has served as corporate communicator for American Express Business Travel, Vice President of talent management for global commercial card and business travel, Vice President of Human Resources for international consumer card and small business services and Vice President of Human Resources for global business travel. Kerrie went to serve as the company’s Chief Diversity Officer, where she spearheaded the company’s work on sponsorship and gender intelligence. She was a thought leader and contributing author to The Sponsor Effect: Breaking Through the Last Glass Ceiling.