Tracy Carsten

Tracy Carsten

Vice President, Talent and Human Resources

Iterate Legal

Tracy brings more than two decades HR leadership expertise working in a variety of industries including e-commerce, technical consulting and software development. She serves as a trusted advisor to the Iterate team bringing expertise in the areas of HR strategy and implementation, employee connection and communication, organizational development, workforce planning, change management and project management. Her goal is always to build a culture in which employees thrive, legal compliance is held and operational excellence is achieved. Tracy possesses a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Development.

Work With Startups

One of the early employees at helping them build and grow their HR department including all of their HR practices and helping to build company culture.

More About Tracy Carsten

My most successful innovation work ...

Moving a large, established organization's traditional performance management process to an ongoing feedback process with no forms or ratings.

My second most successful innovation project was ...

Developing innovative recruiting methods back in the day when dot.coms were just becoming popular. We hosted an onsite job fair one time where we had people lined out on the street to come work with us at eBags due to the amazing culure we had there.

Qualities of an innovator
  • Boldness
  • Passion for solving a problem for others
  • Collaboration with others to get well rounded ideas

Fun Tidbits

Why work with Iterate?

Iterate provides leading edge solutions to our customers' challenges. It's a fast-paced environment where bold thinking and learning is encouraged.

You may not know about me ...

I'm the granddaughter of the jockey who won the Kentucky Derby in 1949.

What school did NOT teach me ...

How important it is to just be real and be yourself.

Free Time

Hiking, camping, international travel, and volunteering

Favorite Books About Innovation and Why

One Favorite Book

by Michael Michalko

Tracy's thoughts: It 's full of ideas to get your creative juices running.

More Favorites

by Tasha Eurich


by Stefanie Johnson

Hiring for Attitude

by Mark Murphy

Favorite Quotes About Innovation

“There's a way to do it better - find it.”

~ Thomas Edison

Favorite Music and Movie?

Favorite Music

Blues Rock - Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jonny Lang; and 80's hairbands

Favorite Movie

Anything that Alfred Hitchcock directed. He chose great actors and his camera angles helped tell the story in creative ways.

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