Chair

Carol Olsby
Carol Olsby
Managing Director
Carol Olsby & Associates, Inc.

Carol M. Olsby, Author, MS, GPHR, GRP, CCP, SCM-SCP is the Managing Director of Carol Olsby & Associates, Inc. a consulting firm servicing clients throughout the world. She leads, designs, and implements global and domestic HR strategies for companies expanding globally, as well as, companies requiring a global and domestic HR framework redesign/realignment and redeployment. Prior to starting her consulting firm, Carol was Tieto’s Global HR Director – Americas & Asia where she led their high-growth Asia and North America expansion. Tieto is a European software company and Microsoft partner with over 20,000 employees globally operating in over 30 countries.

Carol has held SHRM Global HR and HR & Technology expertise panel roles since 2010. She advises SHRM on global HR and speaks on their behalf. Carol has been published in numerous media (Internet, print, and radio) to include the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Washington Post, Japan Times, CIMA Financial Management Magazine, International Employment Today, Seattle Times, Financial Forum, CFO Magazine Research Report, SHRM Magazine, Workforce, Sweden’s Personnel & Leadership, Global HR News, Global Profit Tech, Computer Technology Associates, Inc., and Yahoo Finance. Her work has been profiled in the publication “International Human Resources Management” by Briscoe, Schuler, and Claus. She coauthored the “Talent Management – China” chapter of the Global Immersion HR Handbook Series published by Claus.

Carol has presented at a variety of global HR conferences, universities, seminars. She is the Founder and Chair, HR Roundtable, the Northwest’s high-technology human resources society and Co-Founder and Chair, Global Human Resources Consortium an international human resources organization. Carol has a MS Human Resources from Chapman University and a BSBA with honors from Columbia Union. She received global educational executive certifications from Stockholm School of Business IFL, Cambridge University, and Thunderbird University. She has global (GRP) and domestic (CCP) compensation certifications and global HR certifications with SHRM (SHRM-CCP) and HRCI (GPHR).

Carol Olsby is a Board Member of Wireless Advocates, Car Toys, and ECONET Holdings.