Sesil Pir is an I/O psychologist and HR thought leader with two decades of field experience.
Sesil serves as the founder and principal consultant of SESIL PIR Consulting GmbH, a boutique management consultancy focused on changing the status quo of work. She is also the founder of Whirling Chief, a global digital collaboration and learning platform championing humanity in the global workplace. Sesil is an active contributor to Forbes, has been published in the Harvard Business Review, HRZone and the UK's HR Magazine, and has contributed to several human resources management books.
She started her career as a marketing consultant with Deloitte & Touche in 1999. Since then, she has worked for Honeywell International, Cargill Inc., Microsoft Corporation, and Novartis AG as an HR functional leader. She holds an MA-HRIR from the Carlson School of Management, an executive MBA from Harvard University, and a BA from Eastern Michigan University. She is a certified Six Sigma in project management and is also certified to administer a variety of 360-degree feedback and organizational assessment tools. She is an honorary faculty member at the Indian School of Business and Istanbul University.