Amy Cappellanti-Wolf is the former SVP & CHRO for Symantec, the world’s largest cybersecurity software company.
In addition to serving on the executive team and managing Symantec’s global HR function, Amy led Symantec’s Workplace/Workforce Strategy and Planning, Real Estate and Facilities organisations.
With over three decades of experience leading companies across the high tech, entertainment and consumer products industries through complex transformations, Amy is a proven organisational design and development leader as well as an executive coach focusing on talent as the key driver of business growth.
Amy specialises in helping businesses survive and thrive while undergoing deep transformation. Furthermore, she has extensive experience leading complex mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.
As Chief Human Resources Officer at Symantec, Amy led the global organisational operating model, structure, change management and integration strategies for large scale acquisitions and divestitures.
She led effectiveness strategies related to organisation and people optimisation and delivered systemic program and metrics related to structure, workforce planning, talent, and real estate consolidation.
Amy delivered high-impact automation and predictive data analytics and reporting, reducing operating expense while improving operational effectiveness.
In the real estate space, she integrated workforce planning with real estate optimisation, significantly reducing operating costs while also delivering award-winning workspaces for better collaboration and productivity, among other successes.
Prior to joining Symantec, Amy was CHRO at Silver Spring Networks, leading Global HR, Real Estate, and Technical Education organisations.
From 2001 to 2009, Amy held key HR roles at Cisco Systems, developing innovative leadership development programs and processes.
Prior to Cisco, Amy also led HR teams at Sun Microsystems, The Walt Disney Company and Frito-Lay.
Amy was recently named one of the Top 50 Most Influential Women Tech Leaders by the National Diversity Council.
Amy Cappellanti-Wolf – Keynote Speaker:
A popular keynote speaker, Amy’s speaking topics include:
- Technology & HR Effectiveness
- Business Transformation and Change Management
- Organisational Design and Process Management
- Business Partnerships
- Communication Strategy Facilitation
- Diversity & Inclusion in Tech
Amy Cappellanti-Wolf provides data, research and proven best practices in all of her presentations.
Amy travels from California.