Impinj hires Christina Balam as VP of Human Resources

Impinj announced that Christina Balam has joined Impinj as vice president of human resources. Balam has more than 15 years experience leading people and talent organizations.

Impinj Christina Balam

Prior to joining Impinj she served as vice president of human resources with NetMotion Software.

“It is more important than ever to invest in a workplace culture that prioritizes people, and we are thrilled to welcome Christina to Impinj,” said Cary Baker, Impinj chief financial officer. “Christina’s solution-oriented, people-first approach to HR will help Impinj continue to scale globally, retain our amazing employees, and attract top talent.”

As a member of the Impinj executive leadership team, Balam is focused on building Impinj’s HR organization from tactical strengths to strategic initiatives that create a strong foundation across the company. She oversees the company’s investment in people and culture, leading programs and processes that support global talent acquisition and employee satisfaction and performance.

“Impinj has an incredible culture focused on collaboration and teamwork,” said Balam. “I am passionate about creating environments where people and teams thrive. It’s exciting to join a company committed to investing in its people and that demonstrates servant leadership. I look forward to collaborating across the company to strengthen and build an HR program that supports and fosters Impinj’s culture and principles.”

Prior to Impinj, Balam led the HR program at NetMotion, where she partnered closely with leadership and employees to improve culture and retention, drive recruitment and develop international teams. Her efforts resulted in two consecutive Seattle Business Magazine 100 Best Companies to Work For awards in 2019 and 2020. Previously, she held head of HR roles for Point Inside and Akona (acquired by iSoftStone). Balam holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Washington State University.

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