Markus Graf is a transformational HR Executive with 20+ years’ experience blending human resources leadership and global talent management. Industry experience within healthcare and consumer goods at Novartis, Merck, Boehringer Ingelheim and PepsiCo, across country, regional and global roles. Currently, he serves as Vice President of Talent at Novartis, a purpose-driven focused healthcare company with $50 billion sales and 100,000 employees. He holds an MBA with distinction from IE Business School and an Executive Master in Coaching & Change from INSEAD. He lived, studied and worked in Germany, France, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland and the USA. Born and raised in Germany, he and his wife are proud parents of two boys and live near Basel, Switzerland. He partnered with C-suite executives and led diverse teams to shape business transformation and culture change. Markus contributes as a speaker in international events and networks around the globe, including the Chief Talent Officer Network, Top Employer Institute, IMD’s Executive Education Advisory Council and INSEAD’s Round Table on the Future of Work.