Faculty Member Biography

Amy Cappellanti-Wolf

Global Chief Human Resources Officer, Board Member and Advisor

Amy is an accomplished senior human resources professional, business transformer and executive coach with expertise in working with start-ups to Fortune 500 enterprises. Her capabilities focus on developing high performance leadership teams and guiding organizations through complex and challenging business transformations, including pre-IPO, rapid growth, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and culture changes. Her management roles span high-tech (Cohesity, Symantec, Silver Spring Networks, Cisco, Sun Microsystems), entertainment (The Walt Disney Company), and consumer goods (Frito-Lay). Amy’s specialty areas include Business Transformation and Change Management, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Organizational Design and Process Management, and Total Rewards.

Amy holds an M.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations and a B.S. in Journalism and Public Relations, both from WVU. She sits on the Board of Directors and serves as the Compensation Committee Chair for Softchoice, (TSE: SFTC), an IT solutions and managed service provider, and D-Wave (NYSE: QBTS), a quantum computing systems innovator and leader, and Betterworks, a performance management platform, and is an HR Advisory Member to Betterworks. Amy is a Board Advisor to Wellist, a leading engagement platform focused on providing personalized, real-time navigation for whole-person care and a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Amy was recognized by the Silicon Valley Business Journal’s and appointed to the 2022 class of Women of Influence. She was named to the Roll of Distinguished Alumni at WVU’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics and named one of the Top 50 Most Influential Women Tech Leaders by the National Diversity Council.

Amy Cappellanti-Wolf

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