PTC Names Industry Veteran Jill Larsen Chief Human Resources Officer

PTC  announced that Jill Larsen has joined the company as its chief human resources officer. In this role, Jill will oversee all aspects of PTC’s human resources (HR) strategy, including talent acquisition, learning and development, culture and experience, organizational design, corporate social responsibility (CSR), and inclusion and diversity initiatives.

“As a leading-edge technology company, PTC’s success depends on our ability to maintain a vibrant culture that attracts and leverages top talent, so HR truly is a strategic function. The background, passion, and vision that Jill possesses will elevate our game, so we are pleased to have her join the executive team,” said Jim Heppelmann, president and CEO, PTC. “I look forward to working closely with Jill as we continue to invest in our people strategy at PTC.”

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Jill comes to PTC with two decades of experience in establishing and transforming human resources functions at global, high-tech companies. Prior to PTC, Jill served in leadership roles at international technology companies including Cisco and EMC, overseeing global HR and talent functions with a focus on digitization and employee experience.

“PTC is highly regarded within the Boston technology innovation community and I am pleased to join at such an exciting time in its history,” said Jill Larsen, executive vice president and chief human resources officer, PTC. “I look forward to leading the human resources team and continuing to help make PTC a top place to work.”

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Jill has been recognized for her contributions throughout the industry, including being named a two-time finalist for HRO Today’s Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Award, winning the YWCA Women’s Leadership Award, and receiving the Bob Gatti HR Leader of Distinction Award. She is an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s Graduate Human Capital Management program, an active public speaker and serves as a board member and advisor for privately funded technology startups, including Sterling, Envoy, and JBA.

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