Chief People Officer
Katya Laviolette is the chief people officer at 1Password, where she doubled the fully remote workforce to nearly 900 employees in 2022, across five countries, and hit a record 83% offer-to-acceptance rate.
Katya believes that HR programs must be strategically aligned with business priorities and does so with a global mindset. She’s passionate about creating a positive work culture and has been recognized for her ability to influence and drive business innovation through both talent and organizational development.
Prior to joining 1Password, Katya held executive positions at SSENSE, TC Transcontinental, CBC/Radio-Canada, Rio Tinto, Bombardier Aerospace, and Canadian National Railway. She’s also a Board Director with Sanimax and Laps, two global organizations focused on the circular economy.
Katya is also a member of the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés (ORHRI), as well as a certified coach with Integral Coaching Canada. Katya is actively involved in her community, having served many years on the Board of Pour 3 Points (P3P), as well as mentoring women leaders within the Governance au Féminin organization.