Semi Trotto

SVP & Head of Human Resources

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.

Prior to 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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