Lara Owen

Director, Global Workplace Experience
An instructor at Remote-How Academy, a speaker at the first-ever Running Remote Conference, and honored as one of 2018’s Bisnow Bay Area Thought Leaders, Lara Owen is the Director of Global Workplace Experience at GitHub and is responsible for ensuring 1200+ employees, scattered across dozens of countries, remain cohesive and productive. With two-thirds of employees working from either their home, on the road, or in a coworking space, Lara has spent the past six years designing operations and spaces that foster both inclusivity and autonomy for a distributed, mobile workforce.