Korn Ferry Partners with NPower
New York, NY. October 2, 2012
NEW YORK, October 2, 2012 – Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, today announced it is partnering with NPower, a nonprofit that brings the tech community together for social good.
With more than a decade of service, NPower offers free IT training, mentoring, internships, and job placement to young adults through its Technology Service Corps program. It also provides pro bono IT support to nonprofits and schools across the country through The Community Corps.
As an NPower partner, Korn/Ferry joins a community of corporate partners including Accenture, Bank of America, Cisco, Citi, Cognizant, CSC, JPMorgan Chase, New York Life Insurance Co., PepsiCo, Tata Consultancy Services, UBS and World Wide Technology, Inc. as well as nonprofits, foundations and volunteers that provide NPower with unparalleled reach. Together we will have a profound impact and transform communities, families and individuals across the country and around the world through the power of IT.
“We are thrilled about formalizing this exciting partnership with NPower,” said Mark Polansky, Korn/Ferry Managing Director, North America Chief Information Officer/Information Technology Executive Search Practice. “We look forward to continuing to work side-by-side with such an outstanding organization that is committed to promoting education and increased opportunities in the information technology space.”
“The opportunity to partner with leading players like Korn/Ferry International allows NPower to bring the tech community together to help more nonprofits, schools and young adults,” said Stephanie Cuskley, NPower CEO.
Last Thursday evening, Korn/Ferry hosted a table of Chief Information Officers at the 2012 NPower Gala, “An Evening of Powerful Connections,” at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York, where more than 500 guests gathered to celebrate honoree, Bill McDermott, Co-CEO of SAP and to support NPower’s programs.
About Korn/Ferry International
Korn/Ferry International is a premier global provider of talent management solutions, with a presence throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The firm delivers services and solutions that help clients cultivate greatness through the attraction, engagement, development and retention of their talent. Visit www.kornferry.com for more information on Korn/Ferry International, and www.kornferryinstitute.com for thought leadership, intellectual property and research.
Founded in 2002, NPower is a national nonprofit that is dedicated to transforming communities through the power of technology – providing IT training and services to nonprofits and young adults. By bringing together corporations, foundations, volunteers, nonprofits, young adults, schools and libraries we achieve our mission to do social good.