Leading Korn/Ferry’s transformation as a talent management organization, Mr. Burnison spearheads the Firm’s evolution as a diversified provider of human capital solutions. He brings hands-on experience to his current position, having served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Korn/Ferry from 2003 to 2007.
Mr. Burnison joined Korn/Ferry as Chief Financial Officer in 2002.
Prior to Korn/Ferry, he was principal and chief financial officer of Guidance Solutions, a privately held consulting firm developing and supporting technology solutions, from 1999 to 2001.
Before Guidance Solutions, Mr. Burnison served as an executive officer and a member of the board of directors of Jefferies and Company, an investment bank and brokerage firm, where he worked from 1995 to 1999.
Earlier, Mr. Burnison served as partner at KPMG Peat Marwick from 1984 to 1995. Mr. Burnison holds a bachelor’s in business administration from the University of Southern California.