Senior Director of Global Diversity & Inclusion – Biogen
Javier Barrientos brings diversity and inclusion to life by fostering an integrated approach aimed at positively leveraging differences in patients, providers, suppliers, and employees.
Previously, Javier managed diversity and inclusion for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. He also held a variety of human resources positions with Bank of America, the TJX Companies, Inc., and Business for Social Responsibility. Originally from Costa Rica, Javier earned an MBA from Boston University, a graduate certificate in Diversity Management from Cornell University and a Bachelor’s degree in law from the Universidad de Costa Rica. He is also a coaching graduate of the Augere Foundation and Coaches Training Institute in Barcelona, Spain.
Javier engages his myriad of great ideas and passion as an advisor to the Harvard Medical School Biomedical Science Careers Program and a Board member of the Partnership, Inc. He was awarded the 2014 Leaders in Innovation Award from the Boston Business Journal and has been selected to the Harvard Medical School Biomedical Career Sciences Program 2015 Honor Roll.
In 2016, Javier was named among the top 100 most influential leaders in the Greater Boston Area by GK100 and the National Center for Race Amity.