V.P. of Human Resources, Prosper Marketplace, Inc.
As Vice President of Human Resources, Dawn oversees all aspects of Human Resources for Prosper Lending, including the strategy for talent growth and development and cultivation of the company’s culture.
Dawn brings 19 years of Human Resources experience to Prosper. Prior to joining, Dawn was Vice President of Business Planning and Operations for Talent Acquisition at Yahoo, the leader in personalized, daily habits with 800 million users and 12,000+ employees globally. She was responsible for driving execution and improving organizational agility to recruit top, transformative talent to Yahoo (~3,500 in 2013). Before Yahoo, Dawn was VP of Human Resources at RPX Corporation, the industry leader in patent risk management, developing the HR function from the ground up and partnering with the executive team to develop best-in-class, high performers that collaborated on achieving business objectives. Earlier in her career, she worked for a number of companies to build their HR function, including Linden Lab, the online virtual world known as Second Life.
Dawn earned a BA in Psychology from Sonoma State University.