Dr. Salvatore Falletta joined Drexel is 2009 and serves as an Associate Clinical Professor of Human Resource Development and Educational Leadership and Management at Drexel University. He was the former Director for the Adult Education and Organization Development (AEOD) and Human Resource Development programs (2009-2014).
Dr. Falletta has over 20 years’ experience in human resources, learning and development, human performance technology, and organization development. Prior to Drexel, he was a Vice President and Chief HR Officer for a Fortune 1000 firm based in the Silicon Valley and has held management positions in human resources at several best-in-class companies, including Nortel Networks, Alltel, Intel Corporation, SAP AG, and Sun Microsystems respectively. While at Intel, Dr. Falletta led the global employee survey program, performed leadership development assessments and organizational behavior research studies, and participated in corporate HR strategy efforts. He also led the learning measurement and evaluation function at Nortel Network's Technical Education Centers. Prior to his corporate career, Dr. Falletta was an administrator at Indiana State University and served over 10 years in the U.S. Air Force (USAF).
Dr. Falletta frequently presents at conferences and has authored or co-authored several books, book chapters, and articles. His research interests include the concept of HR intelligence (i.e., HR research and analytics practices), HRD measurement and evaluation models, organizational diagnostic models, employee engagement, and organizational survey methods.
Dr. Falletta is an active member the Academy of Human Resource Development, Academy of Management, Association for Talent Development, HR People and Strategy, International Society for Performance Improvement, Society for Human Resource Management, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
On a personal note, Dr. Falletta was a nationally ranked track runner (1500 and 5000 meters) at the NCAA Division I level during 1980s. He resides in Northern California with his wife (Wendy) and daughter (Sabrina).