Carol Mackinlay is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources for for Xero Ltd, the emerging leader in cloud based accounting applications. Xero is a rapidly growing public company headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand with offices in San Francisco, Australia, New York, Denver, and the United Kingdom.
Ms. MacKinlay has 30 years of strategic, financial and operations consulting and executive management experience. She was previously the VP Administration for Coverity -- the Development Testing software leader. She has held executive and analytic positions for Plantronics, Borland, Jawbone, and KPMG Peat Marwick. She has been a Board member for Junior Achievement, the Santa Cruz County Business Council, Second Harvest Food Bank, and the Santa Cruz Workforce Investment Board.
She has a BA in Applied Mathematics from UC Berkeley, and an MBA in Tax and Accounting from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.