Angela Cheng-Cimini joined Harvard Business Publishing as Senior Vice President of Talent and Chief Human Resources Officer in 2021. In this role, Ms. Cheng-Cimini leads the Human Resources and Facilities & Administration units, spearheading efforts to develop a talent roadmap that supports the business strategy and creates a deeply engaged and diverse workforce.
Ms. Cheng-Cimini brings 30 years of both generalist and specialist human resources experience, having worked across consumer product goods, professional services, and high tech as well as nonprofits. She has shepherded businesses through startup, growth, and maturity, with key responsibility for helping organizations identify and build the necessary organizational capabilities.
Prior to joining Harvard Business Publishing, Ms. Cheng-Cimini was at ClearMotion, Inc., an automotive technology startup, where she accelerated the evolution of the HR function from administrative to strategic. She also served as the Global Head of Human Resources for Crabtree & Evelyn, where she led an international team spanning four continents and prepared the brick-and-mortar business to go completely digital.
Ms. Cheng-Cimini sits on the Alumni Board of Directors for Cornell University; serves as an HR Venture Adviser for SemperVirens, an early-stage venture fund that invests in technology transforming healthcare, work, and financial wellness; and is Board Director for the T. Howard Foundation, a mission-driven organization dedicated to increasing diversity in the media industry.