Franca Marinelli

Advisory Board

Biography

Franca Marinelli is a senior executive and professional in Human Resources and Organization Development helping companies to accelerate growth and transformation through leadership, unique talent models to attract and develop the best talent and build a culture of engagement, effectiveness, and innovation.

With Franca’s leadership, companies have instituted progressive solutions for optimizing global workforce outcomes through distinct people programs, strategic development, analytics with focus on predictive indicators, corrective action planning and execution as a cornerstone of organizational human resources management.

Franca has extensive experience in multinational technology companies leading organizational transformations, growing and developing companies, and mergers and acquisitions. Her unique approach is to focus on talent optimization to deliver end-to-end solutions in the areas of competency and behavioral matching and alignment, professional development, continuity and succession, targeted organizational communications strategies, performance management, attraction and retention,

Most recently she held the position of Senior Vice President, Organizational Development with BTI Systems (acquired by Juniper Systems in 2016). Prior to BTI, she held executive Organizational Development and Human Resources positions with St. Joseph Communications, CATENA Networks (Acquired by CIENA, Inc. in 2004), and DRS Technologies.

Franca holds a Bachelor Social Sciences in Psychology and Industrial Relations from the University of Ottawa.