Senior Principal

Denise Pruett is a leader in our project management office center of excellence and program manager for enterprise initiatives. 

In her current role, Ms. Pruett manages the implementation of complex enterprise programs including business operations software, process frameworks and employee engagement.

Prior to becoming a leader, she managed a team of project management professionals to achieve project objectives and unleash individual potential. She managed a global training initiative as part of the Korn Ferry integration. She facilitated change management, systems and process training in NA, EMEA, APAC and LATAM.

During her tenure at the firm, she has worked with clients to solve business needs, design custom solutions, implement, and manage numerous Korn Ferry offerings.

Ms. Pruett is PMP certified and holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from San Francisco State University.

Ms. Pruett joined Korn Ferry in 2011 brining significant experience in program management to the Firm. As a program manager her experience includes managing the delivery of all aspects of the project life cycle – initiating, planning, design, execution/development, quality assurance, implementation and closing. Her specialties include custom global enterprise eLearning, custom platform design and development, diversity and inclusion projects, assessments and leadership development for large sized businesses.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Pruett has held project management positions in several companies, including Korn Ferry, Animas Geographic Technology, Inc., eGain Communications, and Brigade Corporation. She also established her own consultancy, DKP Consulting, which advised businesses on program management, client relationships, and business strategy.

In addition to her program management expertise, she has significant technology experience. Ms. Pruett has served as an IT/software project manager in various corporate settings.