Bridget Chenette is currently a Development Consultant at EMC Corporation. With revenues of $17 billion in 2010 and approximately 50,000 employees worldwide, EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset – information – in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.
Chenette joined EMC in 2003. While at EMC, she established a baseline of Organization Development and Consulting skills throughout the HR function by designing, facilitating, and engaging experts to offer an OD curriculum. This addressed a wide variety of foundational skills and included a custom version of the Principles and Practices of Organization Development Program for EMC from Teachers College, Columbia University. Chenette partnered with Dr. W. Warner Burke to customize content to meet the needs of EMC.
Most recently, Chenette led the design, implementation, and support the adoption of a custom Change Management Model and related toolkit. The globally standardized framework allows EMC to more effectively and consistently lead organizational changes on a worldwide basis. Chenette also applies her consulting skills across the enterprise to internal client groups seeking assistance in accelerating productivity during organizational transitions. In addition, she contributes as a Change Management Consultant to a number of organization transformations and integrations to accelerate the adoption of a new way of working.