Kristin Saboe

Dr. Kristin Saboe is driven by a passion for promoting and advocating for high-impact innovation and evidence-driven policies, strategies, and programs.

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Kristin holds both a Master’s and Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of South Florida. Currently, Kristin is the global head for Employee Listening, Research, and Talent Strategy at Boeing. Additionally, she is responsible for the company’s Enterprise Veterans and Military Spouses Strategy.

Prior to Boeing, Kristin served in the U.S. Army as a Research Psychologist, where she conducted psychological and organizational research, oversaw the Army’s research programs and policies related to risk-taking behaviors and psychological readiness, and served at the Pentagon as an advisor to top government leadership. She continues to serve as an officer in the Army Reserves. Prior to serving in the Army, Kristin held roles as a think tank fellow, university lecturer, and academic researcher.

Kristin is an avid volunteer providing pro bono consultation to nonprofits and military-relevant organizations seeking to maximize veteran talent and retention for civilian jobs and leverage industrial and organizational psychology to enhance nonprofit strategic sustainability and employment practices. As a subject matter expert, Kristin is a seasoned public speaker to academic, national news outlets, and professional audiences and is a published author in a variety of academic and non-academic media.

She is the recipient of the 2019 Society for Military Psychology's Early Career Psychologist Award and the 2020 Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology's Early Career Practitioner Award. In 2019, Kristin was selected out of hundreds of applicants nationally to participate as one of 43 national leaders in the George W. Bush Institute's Veterans Leadership Program.

Beyond her professional life, Kristin stays busy chasing her toddler son and as her husband’s biggest fan.