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Dr. Karin Gallas

Senior Vice President HR Business Partner Operations, T-Systems International GmbH

Dr. Karin Gallas, psychologist (Dr. phil., MSc) and business economist (MA, German Diplom, BA hons), shares the care of her three children, the family and housework with her working husband. In her professional life, she is a senior vice president who is, together with her team, responsible of the development of the HR Business Partner Operations division of T-Systems International GmbH, an internationally operating service provider for information and communication technology. In this role, Dr. Karin Gallas deals with questions of the most efficient human resources work in an increasingly agile and international setup, new customer-centric solutions with the help of data analytics, design thinking approaches, etc. as well as the active promotion of network culture and cross-functional cooperation in complex corporate structures. In her 15-year professional career, Dr. Karin Gallas demonstrated her passion for design and leadership within the T-Systems GEI GmbH and International GmbH and Microsoft Germany GmbH in different functions: Starting as a classical HR consultant to (senior) HR Business Partner including team leadership responsibility up to the project management for the spin-off of an HR Shared Services Center in Bucharest, Romania. Dr. Karin Gallas has gone through secondary education from middle-school to doctoral studies, living and studying for a long time in the US, UK and Spain. Her high interest in new topics and personal growth is also reflected in her extra-occupational further education - both in the projectmgmt, in the part-time master's program (MA), in the doctoral degree (part-time) and in the current vocational training as systemic coach (DGSF).