Amy Cappellanti-Wolf is an erudite HR expert and accomplished business transformation coach who is among the foremost women in the HR industry. At the forefront of HR transformation, Amy has succeeded in creating environments where people thrive, and companies experience substantial growth. As a top-level HR executive, Amy presently sits on the CHRO board and is the Chief Human Resources Officer at Cohesity. Possessing a wealth of knowledge, Amy enjoys sharing her expertise in her speaking sessions and excels at giving presentations on diversity and inclusion, business transformation and technology and HR effectiveness.
With a career spanning decades, Amy has worked at some of the leading organisations, starting as a Human Resources Manager and Employee Relations Administrator for PepsiCo. Following that, she joined the Walt Disney Company and Sun Microsystems as a Human Resources Director before becoming the Vice President of Human Resources for Cisco Systems. Demonstrating such impressive talent and acumen, Amy would go on to serve in an array of high-profile positions including as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Symantec, Official Member of Forbes Human Resources Council, HR Advisory Council at Betterworks and Vice Chair at Pivotal among others.
Amy’s outstanding contributions to the HR profession have not gone unnoticed. In 2018 she was named in the Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council. She has also been included in the Top 100 Women of Influence list by Silicon Valley Business Journal and received the Roll of Distinguished Alumni in 2019 from West Virginia University. Furthermore, Amy recently reached the finals in the Stevie Awards For Women in Business in the Female Executive of the Year Category.
A revolutionary HR professional with a stellar career and profound insight into her sector, Amy is a highly sought-after specialist who can offer bespoke advice for both Fortune 500 companies and business start-ups on the latest HR initiatives in strategic workforce planning and transformation strategies. Considered a thought leader in the HR profession by many, Amy is a pioneer and an exceptional speaker who delivers powerful speeches on the most important HR topics.