Korn Ferry
Bill Sebra

Bill Sebra

Global Operating Executive, Korn Ferry Futurestep

Bill Sebra joined the firm in 2011 as President of Futurestep North America, Korn Ferry’s talent acquisition solutions subsidiary. During his term as President, Futurestep North America grew at an unprecedented rate of 24% YOY and produced record operating income. Recently, Mr. Sebra moved into a Global Operations Executive role focused on building and operating the firm’s Global Talent Delivery Centers, developing and training the next generation of Global Talent Professionals, innovating delivery tools and processes and driving operational efficiencies.

Throughout his career, Mr. Sebra has been a founder and co-founder of multiple successful businesses, he is a pioneer in the U.S. RPO industry, bringing to Futurestep more than 25 years of experience in both public and private sector organizations.

Prior to Futurestep, Mr. Sebra served as general manager of two Private Equity backed organizations that needed to reposition themselves for explosive growth in the Talent Acquisition marketspace. 

Previously, he was president and chief executive officer of IBM (Kenexa Government Solutions), formerly Knowledge Workers, Inc., a technology enabled human capital solutions company, which he founded and grew to 160 people before being acquired by Kenexa.

Before Knowledge Workers, Mr. Sebra founded a contingency and retained executive search firm specializing in the defense and intelligence marketplace. He was also a co-founder of Destech Corporation, a software development company that built automated picture database management systems for the CIA. Prior to Destech, he held a number of key roles beginning with service in the United States Air Force, where he worked for the Under Secretary of the Air Force for Space Systems.

Mr. Sebra has more than thirty published articles and papers on outsourced recruitment initiatives and recruitment trends, and he is a frequent speaker at industry forums and conferences.

 

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