Laura Georgianna is executive director of Leadership
Programs and the director of the Roy H. Park Leadership Fellows program. Through
these roles, Laura oversees the articulation of Johnson’s perspective on
leadership and our strategy for building the leadership capability of each
student within our MBA community.
Laura has spent her career
working with leaders and their organizations to empower them to deliver
results, grow the business, and achieve long-term goals. Most recently, she
worked for Cornell’s ILR school designing and
teaching programs in intrapreneurial leadership for companies around the globe.
Before Cornell, Laura was senior
director, organization capability and development at Welch Allyn, Inc., where
she led talent management, leadership development, performance management, and
organizational development for the firm.
Prior to that, she held roles in executive education, transformational
change, and organizational development at Merck & Co. Inc. She also spent a number of years with Thomson
Financial (now Thomson Reuters) in Account Services leadership roles.
Laura received an MBA with distinction from Johnson, where she was a Roy H. Park
Leadership Fellow, and an MILR from Cornell’s ILR School. She holds a BA from
the University of Rochester, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.