Hannah Kain is President and CEO of ALOM, a global supply chain company she founded in 1997, headquartered in Silicon Valley, California.
Hannah was born in Denmark and immigrated to the United States in 1990. She taught at Copenhagen Business School and is a published author with three university degrees and a 30 year management career.
Ms. Kain has been honored as a 2016 Top 25 Champion of Diversity in STEM by DiversityGlobal Magazine. She won the 2015 Manufacturing Institute STEP Ahead award, the 2015 YWCA Tribute to Women award, and the 2014 NWBOC Eclipse award. She was inducted into the Silicon Valley Capitol Club wall of fame in 2012, named a “Woman of Influence” by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal in 2009, won the global Vistage Leadership Award in 2011, and was named a WBENC Business Star in 2012.
Under Hannah’s leadership, ALOM won the 2015 Silver Stevie Award as the best global woman-owned company.
In 2014, Hannah co-founded 2020vet with Erica Courtney, a former combat pilot and disabled veteran.
Hannah has extensive international management experience, as well as membership and involvement in numerous governmental and educational agencies and business groups. She is a board member at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and at Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), as well as a former board chair at the Women’s Initiative for Self Employment Silicon Valley. She holds advisory board positions with Heritage Bank of Commerce and The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University. Hannah is a member in Astra’s Global Committee and a Forum Leadership Team Chair Emeritus. In 2011, Hannah was accepted into the prestigious Committee of 200 (C200), an invitation-only membership organization of the world’s most successful women entrepreneurs and corporate leaders.
Hannah is married to Dr. Jakob Nielsen, Principal of Nielsen Norman Group, world recognized leader in Web usability, celebrated speaker, and published author.
ALOM is a global leader in supply chain management serving as a strategic partner to its Fortune 100 clients by seamlessly producing and fulfilling orders that are delivered around the world. ALOM service offerings include procurement, inventory/distribution, e-commerce, assembly, contract manufacturing, digital media duplication, print management, fulfillment, IT integration, and operations.
ALOM excels in the design and implementation of innovative and sustainable supply chain strategies, regardless of scale and complexity, which enable clients to enrich the client experience, and uphold their brand reputations. Each day, from 17 locations around the world, ALOM produces and delivers hundreds of thousands of customer orders with flawless accuracy and on-time performance.
ALOM’s prestigious client list includes leaders in the automotive, medical/pharmaceutical, public sector, retail, technology, and utility industries. ALOM has earned numerous quality certifications, including ISO 9000, ISO 13485, TL 9000 and DMSCA CMP Level 3.0. ALOM is FDA registered, WBENC-Certified, NWBOC, WOSB, Privacy Shield, and CPUC certified.