Gianpaolo Barozzi is a Sr. Director in Cisco People and Community (formerly called HR), leading the Future Technology Office and the Intelligent Human Network project. His team is responsible for the design and development of innovative workforce experiences and solutions in multiple HR areas at Cisco. He has a wide experience in Talent Management and L&D gained by covering diverse roles and responsibilities which included global leadership for management development, innovation enablement and career development, Cisco EMEA Chief Learning Officer, and global leadership for Sales L&D. His passion is re-defining the future of work in corporations and its implication on people, business, HR and ultimately the society.
Curiosity, creativity, passion, and the ability to make innovation happen are his recognized strengths. Gianpaolo is based in Milan, Italy, and holds a degree in Physics, and is not an HR-born professional. Prior to transitioning to the HR world, he led R&D teams in industrial and academic organizations, authoring >40 technical papers and 7 international patents.