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Professional Bio


Mari Kemp, a global HR executive and entrepreneur with a track record of success in the technology industry, working with Google, Nokia, OpenTV and other top tech companies. Mari has extensive experience leading organizational transformations, various integrations mergers and acquisitions. She is a strong believer in driving organizational strategies through closely connecting internal data analytics and human behavior. With the analysis of both she devises initiatives around human strategic planning, L&D , talent acquisition, total rewards strategies, along with cultural alignment relevant to the business and external market.

Mari has been a trailblazer in developing HR strategies aligned with today’s people in the workforce, building cultures of engagement, agility, and innovation. Her efforts have led to her being a sought after speaker and trainer for corporations, non-profits, and schools across the world. 


In 2017, she was named as one of the ‘Fifteen Most Powerful Women in HR ’ by HR World. Mari has achieved her MBA in Global Human Resources and Psychology, SPHR and FIRO-B certifications.

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Mari is CEO & Founder of MK Global Consulting Partners - An organization focused on consulting and coaching business leaders in building their organizations to withstand internal challenges and changes through organizational design, leadership development, cultural alignment, and compliance. 


MK Global is a key partner to high growth organizations worldwide, and is becoming rapidly well-known for its steadfast success in connecting people strategies to critical revenue-driven business success.  For more information, visit:



Among her other professional accomplishments, Mari is an avid real estate investor with a focus on empowering under-served communities across the U.S. with safe and healthy living environments, economic revitalization, and support for local housing markets.

Mari's approach to investing includes, thoughtful real estate acquisition and development that is mutually beneficial, aligning her investment goals with community development needs.

Personal Lifestyle

Mari Kemp is a San Francisco native, who always feels compelled to give back to the community and inspire others greatness.

In 2007, she accomplished a major personal life goal: running a full marathon in the Nike Women’s Marathon in San Francisco, and raising over $12,000 for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society.

Mari is a strong advocate for education, and has served as a guest speaker at various schools throughout San Francisco and Oakland. She loves inspiring today’s youth to pursue their dreams, get a college education, and build a foundation for themselves to lead a fulfilling life.

Her passion and advocacy for education extends to adults as well; she regularly teaches adults to enhance their financial intelligence through prudent methods of budgeting, investing and saving earned income.

Mari loves traveling, hiking, yoga, meditation and often runs many marathons throughout the year. She has  three amazing children with whom she enjoys exploring the world.


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