Steven Miranda

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Steven Miranda

Executive Director for Human Capital Development and Executive Education


Steve Miranda is the Executive Director for Cornell University’s Human Capital Development and Executive Education (HCD/EE) team. Steve’s teams work with both Human Resource and non-HR business leaders around the world to help them identify, design and deploy leading-edge learning and development initiatives. The HCD/EE team offers both scheduled and custom designed programs that focus on the critical intersections of business strategy and human capital by translating the research of ILR’s world-class faculty into practice-oriented concepts. Mr. Miranda focuses on developing strategic partnerships between ILR Faculty and leading-edge companies to assist in enhancing these companies’ organizational competitive advantage. The HCD/EE team he leads is well versed in the challenges organizations face when dealing with an ever-changing business, economic and competitive environment.

Prior to joining Cornell, Mr. Miranda was the Chief Human Resource and Strategic Planning Officer for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM is the world’s largest professional HR association, serving over 260,000 members in over 100 countries.

Before SHRM, Mr. Miranda was a HR Vice-President at Lucent Technologies responsible for supporting a wide variety of global business units. Steve also spent 3-1/2 years in China as Lucent’s Human Resources Vice-President for Asia Pacific.

Prior to moving into HR, Steve lead software development initiatives within Bell Laboratories, AT&T’s world-famous R&D engine responsible for generating 11 Nobel Prize winning scientists over the past 70 years.

Steve received his undergraduate degree in Liberal Arts and his graduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Detroit, both Summa Cum Laude.


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