Chief People Officer
Brent Wilkinson is the Chief People Officer at Turbonomic, the leader in Application Resource Management. He is responsible for the strategic direction, development, and execution of Turbonomic’s global people strategy. In this role, Brent drives global talent acquisition and management, people operations and systems, and employee engagement and development – in alignment with the company’s business strategy and accelerating growth. He is focused on enabling +500 employees to drive Turbonomic’s mission, ensure a culture that attracts the world’s most talented and passionate people who are committed to customer success, and nurture the company to continue being a Best Place to Work (named an Inc. Best Workplaces in 2018 and 2019).
Brent is a 30-year tech industry veteran, skilled at assembling and growing diverse teams in technology companies – small and large. He has broad experience as an operator, serving in a variety of executive leadership roles across several industries (including application performance management, FinTech, and financial services, technology services, manufacturing, retail, and clean energy). Most recently, he served as CEO at Zillion, a healthcare technology company with an impressive growth story – where he drove dramatic growth advancing the company toward profitability. Before that, he was Vice President of John Hancock Financial Services and CEO and President of Nexus Capital.
Brent received his MBA from Harvard Business School and Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics cum laude from Harvard University. He is a proud husband and father of four, and has called Boston home for the last three decades.