Cohesity today announced that Amy Cappellanti-Wolf has joined the company to serve as chief human resources officer (CHRO). In this role, Cappellanti-Wolf is responsible for spearheading workforce strategies, including global talent acquisition and development, employee experience, total rewards and well-being, and the real estate/workplace environment. She’s also responsible for aligning Cohesity’s strong culture with its business strategy – critical as the company continues to rapidly expand as more customers and partners turn to Cohesity to radically simplify data management.
Cappellanti-Wolf brings to Cohesity vast HR experience across leading tech, entertainment, and consumer product companies. Before joining the company, she served as senior vice president, CHRO, corporate real estate, and global diversity and inclusion lead at security company Symantec Corp. Prior to that, Cappellanti-Wolf was CHRO at Silver Spring Networks Inc. She also held HR leadership roles at Cisco Systems Inc., Sun Microsystems, The Walt Disney Company, and PepsiCo.
“I am thrilled to join Cohesity as it’s not only disrupting the data management market, but it also has a tremendous focus on values, diversity, and culture – all traits that come straight from the top,” said Cappellanti-Wolf. “Cohesity is making it easier than ever for customers around the world to manage, protect, and derive value from data. As the company enters its next phase of growth, I’m eager to bring my experience to the table, building on the strong platform of talent and performance at Cohesity”.
“Amy’s experience across a range of industries and major enterprises will prove invaluable for Cohesity as we continue to grow and scale at a rapid pace,” said Mohit Aron, CEO, and founder, Cohesity. “Amy brings to Cohesity exceptional business acumen; deep expertise in building sustainable cultures; and strategies to recruit, retain, and develop top talent. These are qualities that will play a key role in enhancing our high-performance culture built around our RADIO values”.
Cappellanti-Wolf serves on the boards of Softchoice, a North American provider of technology solutions and managed services; Betterworks, a continuous performance management platform company; and Pivotal, a community that focuses on foster youth education and employment. She is a member of the Betterworks HR Advisory Council, the Hitch Advisory Council, and she was the 2018 recipient of the National Diversity Council’s Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology award.
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