CEO Advisory Council

The CEO Advisory Council brings unique knowledge and skills to help further the HRCI mission of enabling people and organizations to discover, develop and demonstrate their fullest potential through innovative learning and certification in the ever-evolving world of HR. The Advisory Council is a resource to the CEO by offering advice, insight into industry trends and bringing a different perspective. 

Franz Gilbert, SHRM-SCP, GPHR

Franz Gilbert

Franz Gilbert is the Vice President of Solution Provider Programs and leads Deloitte Human Capital’s various programs that serve the Provider community. These programs range from the sensing and scanning group that tracks thousands of HR technology firms, Deloitte Provider Day, Bersin Solution Provider Programs, HR technology vendor learning series, and much more. Whether it is Deloitte consulting trying to identify new partners, corporate clients trying to keep up on the ecosystem or Solution Providers wanting advisory services on corporate, product or sales strategy – one of Franz’s teams is likely involved!

Franz has held a progressive number of executive roles in Human Resources and Technology roles in Fortune 500 organizations, HR Technology firms and HR Service Providers. He considers himself to be incredibly lucky to be in a role at Deloitte that capitalizes on both his technical and his HR background and most importantly – his passion for leading teams focused on innovation.

On the HR Front, Franz has been able to acieve his Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR®) Certification from HRCI® and was one of the founding members of the ISO HR Standards committee. He has served on many advisory committees for HR provider firms and HR member associations.

On the personal front, Franz has been married to Ashley Gilbert for over 24 years, and they have one son who is a Freshman in college.