A graduate of the MBA program at the University of Pittsburgh, Diane Kaern has cultivated expertise in sales operations and financial management in her business career. During her tenure at Siemens AG, she held various finance positions and culminated her career as finance manager of the Ultrasound Division at Siemens Medical Systems. In this controller capacity, she worked to achieve the company’s financial goals and objectives in the global productivity process. Siemens three times awarded Diane Kaern an Outstanding Achievement Award and nominated her for membership in the Circle of Excellence, which is reserved for only the top 5% of employees demonstrating exemplary performance.
After a successful career at Siemens, Diane Kaern joined the Hewlett-PackardCompany (HP). At HP, she held the positions of WW strategic alliances sales operations manager and Global sales compensation analytics & reporting manager. Functioning as the sales operations manager, she oversaw the critical reporting functions that measured key metrics in alliances that were important components in the HP strategic plan. Similarly, in her analytics and reporting manager role, she analyzed, measured, and controlled key metrics vital to sales compensation. In 2008, HP presented an Outstanding Achievement Award to Diane Kaern.