Articles by Leah Sutton

SVP of Global Human Resources, Elastic

Leah Sutton is the Vice President of Human Resources at Elastic and responsible for all facets of HR. Prior to Elastic, Leah was the Senior Director of HR at Plum Organics where she was responsible for supporting the leadership team through a period of high growth and change post-acquisition by Campbell Soup Company. Prior to working at Plum, Leah spent five years with Bloom Energy, a Silicon Valley-based clean tech. During her tenure at Bloom, she held various HR roles, including a stint in Bangalore as the HR leader for India and Asia Pacific. She was also a consultant at Deloitte and a Peace Corps Volunteer in West Africa. Leah holds a BA in Anthropology & African Studies from the University of Wisconsin — Madison and an MBA from UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business.


World Mental Health Day 2022: Supporting Elasticians and their families to Be.Well

World Mental Health Day is October 10th and is a time to raise awareness around prioritizing our mental health and continuing the conversation in the workplace.


International Women's Day kickoff at Elastic

The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is #ChooseToChallenge. Hear from Leah Sutton on how Elastic is challenging to make Elastic more inclusive.


Helping Elastic employees avoid pandemic-era burnout

Kim Huffman, VP, Global IT and Leah Sutton, SVP, Global HR offer insights on how to support employees’ mental health needs and prevent burnout.


Encouraging our Elasticians to use Volunteer Time Off (VTO) to support voters

At Elastic, we wanted to go beyond just providing employees with the flexibility to take the time they need to vote — we encourage Elasticians to take an active role in the process and in their communities.


Equal pay at Elastic: Going beyond “just good enough”

In this blog Leah Sutton, Vice President of Human Resources at Elastic, outlines how we’ve closed the pay gap and her vision for future improvements.


Equal Pay Day @ Elastic

Equal Pay Day in the United States is April 2. Vice President of human resources at Elastic, Leah Sutton, shares how we're working towards equal pay for all.


Celebrating, Supporting, and Valuing Women Around the World

Elastic is proud to announce that we are extending our paid parental leave to 16 weeks of 100% paid leave for parents — moms or dads.


Elastic Heart: The Center of the Elastic Cause Awards