DR. SUSAN A. MIELE is the chief human resources officer at Foundation Medicine. She has two decades of experience with human resource leadership roles in technology, life sciences, and professional services companies. Prior to joining Foundation Medicine, Miele was the managing director of global human resources at Cambridge Associates, where she led a team to attract, retain, and engage over a thousand employees across the globe. Additionally, she has played a variety of roles from volunteer to board chairperson at Strong Women, Strong Girls (SWSG), a nationally recognized multi-generational mentoring program that fosters leadership skills, a sense of female community, and a commitment to service in under resourced communities. She received her doctorate in human and organizational systems, master’s degree in human development and training and organization development from Fielding Graduate University and Lesley University, and a B.S in management from the University of Massachusetts.