Gisela Riba Di Spigno Vice President, Leadership & Business Transformation

Gisela Riba Di Spigno is a well seasoned executive and business consultant specializing in leadership and change management. She draws on over three decades of experience at IBM and possesses a wide range of diversified global experience in management, sales, and negotiations. Her executive experience at IBM includes reorganizing and managing a team of multi-country resources as Director of Contracts and Negotiations for the Americas. As Program Director, Global Strategic Relations, she managed relationships with some of IBM’s largest competitors. She is recognized for resolving complex situations and delivering solutions that enhance client relationships. Gisela has served as Chair of the Board of the National Latino Education Institute, a Board member of the Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement and as Chair of the Development Committee and current member of the Board of the Loyola University Museum of Art and the Loyola Cuba Project Steering Committee. She is a frequent guest speaker on topics such as leadership, globalization, and business transformation. She is fluent in Spanish, French, Italian and Catalán and has worked extensively with clients in South America, Canada, Europe and Asia. She holds a M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University, B.A. from Mundelein College of Loyola University and is a graduate of the Executive Program on Leading Change & Organizational Renewal from the Graduate School of Business of Stanford University.