Cassandra Frangos is an accomplished leader who has successfully generated significant business value, developed strategic leaders, and built long-term relationships with clients. In her management consulting career, she has been an effective business partner with leadership teams of Fortune 500 companies to facilitate organizational change efforts, develop talent and organizational strategies that drive results. Cassandra has demonstrated success in developing innovative solutions to business challenges that improved performance and efficiency.
Cassandra pioneered a new learning and organizational development function for a biotechnology company. She accomplished this by providing vision, leadership and strategic direction in partnership with executive team and advisory board. Cassandra led strategic planning and talent management in partnership with the CEO that resulted in a culture change and ongoing strategic management practices used with the Board of Directors and leadership team.
Prior to this experience Cassandra was the Human Capital Practice Leader at a management consulting firm led by Harvard Business School thought leaders Drs. Kaplan and Norton, founders of the Balanced Scorecard. Her practice grew from zero revenue to one of the highest growth practices in the firm. Cassandra was also a management consultant with Watson Wyatt Worldwide.
Currently, Cassandra is a Director in Cisco’s Center for Collaborative Leadership and leads Cisco’s Executive Action Learning Forum, a premier leadership development and business innovation program for high-potential executives.
Cassandra earned a doctorate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in a joint program with Wharton Business School and the Graduate School of Education. Her research focus was on innovation and organizational practices. She received a Masters degree in Positive Organizational Development from Case Western Reserve University and an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and Psychology from Northeastern University.
Cassandra has also served as a board member of the Society of Biotech and Pharma Learning & Development. She has authored several publications with Harvard Business School Publishing and with leading industry journals.