Yvette Burton Joins Korn Ferry as Senior Client Partner

New York, 1 Mar 2022, - Korn Ferry (NYSE: KFY) today announced that Dr. Yvette Burton has joined the firm as a senior client partner in the firm’s Consulting business, focused on organization strategy. She is based in the New York office.

Burton has extensive experience working as a strategy advisor and business development executive helping organizations implement agile human capital strategies to build inclusive, cross-sector innovation and growth. She has multi-disciplinary expertise spanning media, consumer, industrial, financial, M&A, public and defense sectors.

She is also the founding CEO of Silent Partner Solutions LLC, a human capital consulting solutions firm and has worked for various global professional services firms, as well as Lockheed Martin and IBM. 

“Yvette brings to Korn Ferry and our clients a wealth of talent and vast experience advising companies on next generation work-based solutions,” said Laura Manson-Smith, Global Leader, Organization Strategy Consulting, Korn Ferry. “Her passion, insights and experience helping organizations harness dynamic people capabilities and solutions will be of huge value and we are thrilled to welcome her to the team.”

Burton holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, a Master of Arts in criminal and procedural law from the City University of New York at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a Doctorate of Philosophy in human and organizational systems from the Fielding Graduate Institute.

Burton is a published author and award-winning behavioral data scientist. She is a Professor of Practice Emeritus and inaugural Academic Director for Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies and has recently launched a Business Certificate Program in DE&I innovation strategies at New York University’s School of Professional Studies.

About Korn Ferry

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We work with our clients to design optimal organization structures, roles, and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people and advise them on how to reward and motivate their workforce while developing professionals as they navigate and advance their careers

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