Sydney Savion, Ph.D.
Dr. Sydney Savion has been instrumental in shaping iconic global workforces and workplaces. In her 20-plus years of executive experience at Air New Zealand, Dell Technologies, Booz Allen Hamilton and the U.S. Air Force, she has led broad transformation, optimization and sustainability initiatives across industry sectors ranging from consulting, computing, aerospace to emerging markets. She is currently serving as chief learning officer at Cityblock Health — a high-growth Google venture.
In 2020, Sydney was awarded Chief Learning Officer of the Year by Human Capital Media in recognition of her individual achievement across the industry worldwide. Under her leadership stewarding learning transformation, Air New Zealand received the prestigious LearningElite Silver award — a first for New Zealand. She is a member of the advisory board of Synapse — an award-winning Canadian software company.
Sydney is a noted author and speaker on learning processes, culture and innovation and has given voice to her work at Harvard and Columbia universities. She earned a research-based Doctor of Education in Human and Organizational Learning specializing in behavioral science from the George Washington University.