Kurt is an executive and entrepreneur with 25 years of experience in senior business and HR leadership roles spanning various industries and geographies. He is the Founder and CEO of Enspira. Kurt's prior experience is with leading organizations such as Accenture, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Expedia, and Biogen. Most recently, he led the Human Resources function at Pinterest as SVP, People. Kurt studied, lived, and worked in 4 regions, 8 countries, and 16 cities and speaks 5 languages. He founded and operated 3 successful companies. Kurt is a frequent guest lecturer at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University on the topic of “HR Considerations for Growth Businesses" and the topic of "Business Decision-Making in the Context of Culture" at Northeastern University in Boston and the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium. He holds an undergraduate degree in Italian Language & International Economics from Washington University in St. Louis, and an advanced degree in Global HR Leadership from Rutgers University. Kurt lives in Palm Springs, California with his husband Andrew.