janet Rizzuto

Janet Rizzuto

Executive Director

About Janet Rizzuto


Janet is an expert in learning and development and building a culture of learning. Her professional experience resides in organization effectiveness, leadership and learning and development, and research.

Prior to her time at Cornell, Janet was the former Pfizer Senior Director, where she launched the organization’s learning and development function that focused on building leadership development change management, and personal effectiveness. Janet holds a Master’s degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and a B.A. in Economics from Marymount Manhattan College.



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