Lisa Mikkelsen


Head of Global Human Capital, Financial Inclusion

Lisa leads the Human Capital efforts for the Financial Inclusion initiative, helping portfolio organizations optimize performance by addressing their human capital needs and aligning their business and HR strategies. Her areas of focus include talent acquisition, organizational effectiveness, and programs and processes for all stages of the employee lifecycle.

Prior to joining Omidyar Network in 2010, Lisa served as the director of recruiting at technology startup Inflection. She single-handedly built Inflection’s recruiting department, which led to the hiring of an all-star executive team and a significant increase in talent acquisition across all departments. Previously, Lisa worked as a recruiting consultant and spent nearly six years at QuinStreet, managing a team of recruiters as the company rapidly scaled.

Lisa received a bachelor’s degree in human development from the University of California, San Diego, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.