Mind the Talent Gap

Mind the Talent Gap



The skills gap and need for talent is a recurring challenge cited by entrepreneurs. Sal Giambanco leads efforts to develop and scale the talent at Omidyar Network and its portfolio organizations. In his talk, Sal will be sharing tips to attract, engage and retain talent as well as current trends in talent management. In addition, Sal will be sharing recommendations on how to bridge the prevalent skills gap.

Speaker

Sal Giambanco
Partner, Omidyar Network


Sal leads the Human Capital and Operations functions of Omidyar Network. In this role, he works to develop and scale the talent at Omidyar Network and its portfolio organizations. Sal brings a wealth of executive experience in human resources management to his role as a partner at Omidyar Network.

From 2000-2009, Sal served as the Vice President of Human Resources and Administration for PayPal and eBay. Prior to joining PayPal, Sal worked for KPMG as the National Recruiting Manager for the information, communications, high-tech, and entertainment consulting practices, while also leading KPMG’s collegiate and MBA recruiting programs. Previously, Sal directed Human Resources at Tech One, Inc. and held positions at Ernst & Young and ESS Technology, Inc.

Sal began his career working in the public sector in a variety of roles, primarily in education and hospital ministries. Sal holds an MA in philosophy from Fordham University, a Masters of Divinity from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California, and an AB in economics and political science from Columbia University.