Deary Paul Duffie

Senior Director, People and Organization Development, Genentech

Mr. Duffie leads Diversity & Inclusion, and Learning & Organization Development functions at Genentech a biotechnology affiliate of Roche Pharmaceuticals. His team contributes to successful business outcomes in the areas leadership and executive development, culture change, and employee engagement. His current projects include, “Nurturing and Evolving the Genentech Culture for Sustained Agility and Competitiveness”, and “Increasing Organizational Learning by Sharing Failures in Public Forums”.

Deary’s work of over 30 years as a Senior Human Resources executive at companies such as Charles Schwab Corporation, Levi Strauss and Company, and Hewlett-Packard allowed for international assignments in Brazil, Singapore, Belgium, and Italy. He enjoys work that brings together different cultures and perspectives to create innovative, inclusive solutions.

Deary is a member of the Masters of Science in Organization Development (MSOD) Advisory Board in the School of Management at the University of San Francisco. The Advisory Board makes recommendations regarding the ongoing improvement of the MSOD program and provides guidance to maintain a high caliber graduate program.  The Advisory Board is an integral part of the MSOD program as it bridges the gap between student experience, program content and learning, campus administration, and the “real world”.

Deary received his BA degree in Liberal Studies at University of California, Riverside and his MBA degree from the Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley. He is certified as an integral coach at New Ventures West in San Francisco.

My Sessions

How Employee Engagement Equals a More Productive, Happier Workforce

Keynote Theatre, 3rd Floor

When people go to work they make the decision to do the minimum or to go above and beyond. Employee Engagement is thought to be the solution to help develop leaders who inspire people to perform at a higher level, and thus increase organizational productivity. LinkedIn recently publish an article that stated that only 13% […]