Kristen Kerr

Kristen Kerr

HR Program Manager

Kristen Kerr is a HR Program Manager for Benefit Communications at Amazon. Previously she led internal communications at Microsoft in the engineering org. Prior to Amazon and Microsoft, Kristen worked on the ecommerce experience for customers at Dell. She has over 10 years’ experience in marketing and communications in tech. Her undergraduate degree is in marketing, and she has an MBA focused in marketing. She is passionate about corporate social responsibility, diversity and inclusion, and the representation of women in business. Personally, she lives in Seattle with her beagle and loves surfing, skiing, snowshoeing, and mountaineering. 

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Kristen on mentorship

I am a first generation high school, college, and grad school graduate - I want to help others achieve their goals. I am passionate about career development and co-wrote a book on early career navigation.

Specialty topics

  • Internal communication strategy
  • Project management
  • Resume writing
  • Interview preparation
  • Career guidance


Favorite books and learning resources

  • The First 90 Days
  • Made to Stick