Protiviti and Korn Ferry both make senior appointments

07 June 2017 3 min. read
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Todd Musselman has joined Protiviti as a Managing Director in the firm’s Technology Consulting practice, while Korn Ferry has recruited Joseph Dimisa as a Senior Client Partner.

Professional service companies Protiviti and Korn Ferry have both made major appointments as they seek to bolster their respective senior management teams.

Todd Musselman, who prior to his joining Protiviti was a Security Account Director at Oracle for over a year, also previously worked at Hewlett Packard Enterprises, the splinter-group from HP, as a Director of Identity and Access Management for just over four years, following a year as a Director of Professional Services. An experience consulting professional, Musselman also served as a Senior Manager at consulting firm Accenture between 2009 and 2010; as well working at PwC for more than ten years, most recently as a Director.

Musselman is a Master of International Management, having obtained a post-graduate degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and also holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Kansas, along with a Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship obtained at Stanford University.

He joins Protiviti as a Managing Director in its Technology Consulting practice. The role sees Musselman take responsibility for the delivery of services to clients, and the firm’s offering of, identity and access management solutions for security and privacy issues faced by clients, as cyber security becomes increasingly problematic – weeks after the global WannaCry hack targeted businesses around the world.

Commenting on the appointment, Kurt Underwood, a Managing Director at Protiviti, and global leader of the firm’s Technology Consulting practice remarked, “Todd’s experience in architecting, governing and managing identities in the cloud across multiple enterprise domains and devices is at the forefront of the cybersecurity marketplace, which will greatly benefit our clients who are working to extend and protect their sensitive data. Our clients can be confident that we offer them the most effective, advanced identity and access management solutions for their application security and privacy needs.”

Todd Musselman - protiviti and Joseph Dimisa - Korn Ferry

Prior to joining Korn Ferry meanwhile, Joseph Dimisa worked at Sibson Consulting, most recently as a Senior Vice President and Sales Force Effectiveness Practice Leader, he joined the firm in 2003. He previously worked at The Alexander Group as a Practice Leader, at Tcert, as a Vice President of Sales and Marketing, and at AT&T, where over a period of seven years he worked his way up to the role of Assistant Vice President of Strategy and Planning.

Dimisa holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of South Florida’s College of Business Administration, along with a Bachelor’s degree from Troy State University in the same subject.

Dimisa joins Korn Ferry as a Senior Client Partner in its Atlanta office. He brings more than 20 years of experience in Sales Force to the firm, including in the areas of effectiveness, sales compensation and customer service effectiveness, and will work with the firm’s high level clients to deliver a range of growth outcomes through sales strategies and sales effectiveness programmes.

Commenting on the appointment, Bob Wesselkamper, Global Leader of Rewards and Benefits Solutions at Korn Ferry Hay Group, said, “It is with great pleasure that we welcome Joe to the firm. His proven experience helping companies drive profitable growth by developing and implementing sales strategies and sales effectiveness programs will make him a great asset to the business. We have an industry leading and unique set of integrated solutions, and Joe’s experience building world-class and effective sales functions will be a great fit for Korn Ferry and our clients.”