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Derek Johnson

As Head of Global Talent, Derek Johnson, MA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, leads Talent Acquisitions for Prologis where he is responsible for developing and directing the strategic approach to recruiting and retention of talent at Prologis. His team is keen on building Prologis’ employer brand to help attract talent and foster relationships with candidates, agencies and current employees alike. Prior to joining Prologis, Derek led Human Resources for Muve Health. As a member of the leadership team, he was responsible for building and implement all strategic people initiatives.

Derek brings 10+ years of experience in People Talent including acquisition, development, management, and retention. He is passionate about building scalable, inclusive institutional cultures where HR is a strategic advocate in today’s global workforce. Derek spent time crafting his skills at Google, Return Path, and CH2M Hill, as well as being a consultant for a number of technology-focused startups globally.

He is actively involved in the human resource community beyond his role at Prologis, serving as a Co-Organizer for Denver Startup Week. He is regularly called upon as a guest speaker for events in the community along with being sought out for his contributions to local publications and blogs.