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NANCY LONG, MS, a university lecturer and speaker with more than 40 years of business experience, is the former chief human resources officer and executive vice president of Global HR for Hitachi Data Systems. She has also held numerous executive level roles at Hewlett-Packard with responsibilities at a global level, overseeing large teams disbursed across multiple countries. Her career spans multiple functions including human resources, executive development, R&D, technical marketing, and information technology, as well as across multiple industries such as high tech, healthcare, and air transportation. She is a past recipient of the Silicon Valley HR Symposium “HR Leader of the Year” award, the American Business Award for “Best Executive” and “Mentor of the Year.” A frequent guest speaker at HR events, Long has been highlighted in Global HR Profile magazine. In addition to teaching at UCSC Extension, Long teaches HR courses at San Jose State University and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Her business acumen, experience and background is unique among HR professionals. In her spare time, she is a volunteer with the Humane Society of Silicon Valley.