Pamela O’Leary
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Pamela O’Leary

Principal
San Francisco

Pamela O’Leary is a Principal for Korn Ferry, based in the firm’s San Francisco office.

Ms. O’Leary has supported a variety of clients to develop and implement new strategies for D&I initiatives including talent acquisition, talent development, audit, employer branding, and employee engagement.

Ms. O’Leary has designed and facilitated numerous leadership development programs, with a focus on women and early career professionals. 

Ms. O’Leary brings an expertise in diversity and inclusion (D&I) and leadership development, including strategy, instructional design, training, program design and evaluation, and facilitation.

She has designed and scaled diversity and inclusion programs in the sectors of technology, higher education, nonprofit, and government.

Previously, she served as the talent acquisition, global diversity lead at Ericsson. She has also been a nonprofit executive director and university adjunct instructor. Ms. O’Leary was recognized by the Silicon Valley Business Journal with the Women of Influence Award in 2018.

Ms. O’Leary holds a master of applied women’s studies degree from Claremont Graduate University and a bachelor of art degree in environmental science from UC Berkeley. She is pursuing a PhD in Organizational Development from Fielding Graduate University.

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