Lynn Shotwell, SVP and Head, Global Outreach and Operations

Lynn Shotwell, SVP and Head, Global Outreach and Operations

Lynn Shotwell has been leading organizations dedicated to helping employers build global workforces for over two decades. She is SVP and Head of Global Operations & Outreach for SHRM, the world's largest HR professional society.

Shotwell currently serves as co-chair of the Business Mechanism of the Global Forum on Migration and Development and the Board of Trustees of World Education Services. She has also served on the European Union Expert Working Group on Economic Migration, on the B20 Employment Task Force, as chair of the Alliance for International Exchange, Compete America, Multinational Employers for Working Spouses and the Executive Working Group on Global Mobility Policies. She is a frequent lecturer on mobility policy and has testified before the U.S. Congress, the United Nations, and the World Trade Organization and has appeared on numerous television and radio shows.

Shotwell graduated with distinction with a B.A. in International Relations from James Madison College at Michigan State University and received her law degree from the University of Michigan. She has lived in seven U.S. states, France and Brazil.


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