Meet the Guest

Wendy Woods

Wendy Woods is a Senior Partner and Managing Director of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Global Leader of BCG’s Social Impact practice, which she helped create. In leading BCG’s social impact efforts, Wendy works with corporate, government, and social sector clients to develop strategies, form public-private partnerships, improve operational effectiveness, and enhance approaches to delivering interventions and driving change. She is responsible for BCG’s work addressing global health, development, education, environment and climate, humanitarian response, and total societal impact. Wendy is passionate about improving cooperation across the private, public, and social sectors to help solve the world’s most challenging problems. She is a frequent contributor to BCG’s thought leadership, recently co-authoring Preparing for a Warmer World and Total Societal Impact: A New Lens for Strategy, and she has delivered two TED talks, “The business benefits of doing good” and “Collective cooperation in the social sector.” Wendy is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Centre for Public Impact. She earned a BA in economics from the University of Michigan and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Talent Angle

Hosted by: Scott Engler

The Gartner Talent Angle podcast is a new and exciting approach to talent management. Every month, we’ll talk with those on the forefront of HR innovation — innovators, academics, HR professionals, economists, coaches — to explore the most interesting and cutting edge ideas in the world of HR and people development. Join us as we reimagine talent.

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