Senior HR Director, Cisco
Gianpaolo is a global HR Leader with extensive experience in international corporate environments, and a thought leader in the design and development of innovative workforce experiences and solutions in multiple HR areas. He gained a wide expertise in Talent Management and L&D by covering diverse roles and responsibilities regionally and globally, functionally and enterprise-wide.
Holding a degree in Physics, Gianpaolo is not an HR-born professional. Prior to transitioning to the HR world, he led R&D teams in Optical Transmission System at Cisco and Pirelli, and before that he was a visiting researcher at the French CNRS. During those years he authored over 40 technical papers and 7 international patents.
His passion for science, art, design thinking and blending theory with experiments is the foundation of his characteristic innovative and future-looking professional forma mentis.