Kristin Wood, Ph.D. is a Managing Director and the Global Head of Organizational Development at Balyasny Asset Management, where she serves on the Management Committee. In her role, Kristin leads organizational verticals including: Communications, Training & Development, Onboarding, HR, & HR-related Technology. She joined BAM in May 2011 from Conversus Asset Management where she worked as the Manager, HR & Operations. Prior to Conversus, Kristin worked in management roles at firms including FinanSure & Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Kristin holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership and a Master of Arts in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from The Chicago School, and a Bachelor of Science from Benedictine University. Kristin is a published author and serves as a member of the Forbes Human Resources Council. Kristin also serves as a board member for Share our Spare and The Committee of Hearts for Help for Children, a non-profit organization supported by Hedge Funds Care.