John Ross joined Tango as VP of Human Resources in April 2020, after serving as senior director of human resources for the surgical medical device business at Alcon, a division of Novartis, for six years, during which he played a significant role in the company’s spinoff from Novartis as well as a few other acquisitions going on at the same time. Prior to Alcon, he served in multiple human resources leadership roles in Novartis Oncology and Novartis General Medicines in the U.S. and Europe. John also has held HR leadership roles at Google and Honeywell. His experience spans many facets of HR, including Compensation, Employee Relations, Mergers & Acquisitions, Staffing, Org & Talent Development, Team Dynamics and Performance Management.
John earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from the University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree in human resources and industrial relations from the University of Illinois.