Semi Trotto

General Manager

Semi Trotto brings more than 20 years of experience in human resources, with a focus on talent management, talent acquisition, leading change and transformation, and executive and team coaching and development.

Semi holds a B.S. in industrial management and economics from Carnegie-Mellon University and her MBA from Cornell University.

After serving as chief people officer since 2019, Semi was appointed to general manager in 2021 following the acquisition by Exact Sciences to lead and manage the Thrive Business Unit. Prior to joining Thrive, she was vice president and head of human resources at Editas Medicine, where she was responsible for developing and implementing the strategic human resources vision in support of the overall goals and mission of the company. Before that, Semi was vice president of human resources for oncology at Baxalta, until the company was acquired by Shire. Previously, she was at Bristol-Myers Squibb for 11 years, where she held roles of increasing responsibility across the company’s global commercial and R&D enterprises.

Earlier in her career, Semi worked in financial services across multiple business lines and geographies.

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