Korn Ferry
Franz Gilbert

Franz Gilbert

Vice President, Delivery and Operations


Franz Gilbert is the Vice President of Delivery and Operations at Korn Ferry Futurestep, with a focus on delivering high quality service and results for clients.

Mr. Gilbert has been a Senior HR leader for many years, having led Global HR operations for Hewitt Associates and Xerox /ACS. Most recently, he worked for Gulfstream Aerospace leading their HR Analytics, Workforce Planning and Global Recruiting Marketing Strategy efforts. Prior to his focus on HR, Mr. Gilbert was an executive with Circuit City leading a wide range of corporate functions such as Ecommerce, M&A, Innovation, Six Sigma and Corporate Outsourcing.

Mr. Gilbert is very active in the Global HR community. He holds the Global Professional of Human Resources (GPHR) and SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certifications. He was one of the founding US representatives on the ISO committee to develop International HR Standards. He has written two books on Global HR and is a frequent speaker and blogger. Mr. Gilbert has been referenced as one of the top 25 thought leaders in Recruiting Marketing. He has over 70,000 Twitter followers.

Mr. Gilbert holds a Bachelors of Science in Organizational Management from Bluefield College. He has his Masters in human resources from Pennsylvania State University.