Kim M. Rivera
President, Strategy and Business Management and Chief Legal Officer, HP Inc.
Kim M. Rivera is HP Inc.’s President, Strategy and Business Management and Chief Legal Officer. In this role, Kim leads corporate strategy and development, sales strategy and operations, customer support, indirect procurement, real estate and workplace functions, and enterprise digital strategy and transformation. In addition, Kim manages the worldwide legal organization, including all aspects of legal and government affairs, brand security, compliance and ethics.
A graduate of Duke University and Harvard Law, Ms. Rivera has more than 20 years of experience advising Fortune 500 companies on significant corporate transactions, governance, compliance, risk management, audit and litigation matters. Since joining HP, Kim has served as a key business executive, playing an instrumental role in navigating geopolitical and trade issues, major acquisitions, and the strategy and development of HP’s businesses and long-term go-to-market plan.
Prior to joining HP, Ms. Rivera served as the Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for DaVita HealthCare Partners, a Global Fortune 250 healthcare services company. Previously, Ms. Rivera was the Chief Compliance Officer and Head of International Legal Services at The Clorox Company, where she also oversaw labor and employment counseling and litigation. Before joining Clorox, Ms. Rivera served as Chief Litigation Counsel for Rockwell Automation as well as General Counsel for its Automation Controls and Information Group.
Passionate about giving back to the community, Ms. Rivera has served on numerous non-profit boards including the California Latino Community Foundation and the Denver Metro Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and she is a current member of the Leadership Council On Legal Diversity Board. She is a frequent speaker on diversity and inclusion in corporations and the legal profession, with emphasis on women in leadership. Kim is based in Palo Alto, California.