Diversity and Inclusion Strategist, Consultant and Coach
John Basile currently serves as PIOW President.
John Basile brings over thirty years of human resources management
expertise including his most recent role as Global Head of Diversity and
Inclusion at Fidelity Investments. John’s strength is in building partnerships
and influencing business leaders in driving culture change and building
inclusive teams. Throughout his career, John has led teams focused on talent
acquisition, business unit HR support, talent management, organizational
effectiveness, and employee engagement. He is adept at consulting to all levels
within an organization from C‐Suite executives to front line associates.
John has proven success in creating and sustaining effective D&I strategies,
building and engaging employee resource groups, creating education and
awareness programs in support of creating a more diverse and inclusive
workplace, and coaching business leaders on how to be more impactful,
inclusive leaders. John is also a skilled facilitator, moderator and emcee and
has been a frequent keynote speaker and panelist as a subject matter expert
on Diversity and Inclusion topics.
In early 2014, John was recognized by the NGLCC as “Corporate Leader of the
Year” for his efforts to promote diversity and inclusion in the financial
services sector. In 2015 Boston Spirit Magazine named John to their list of
“Top 25 LGBT Power Players” in New England. Also, in 2017 the Elevate ERG
Academy named John its’ “Corporate Executive of the Year.”
John is also a founding partner of Pride in Our Workplace. PIOW is a forum
for executives and professionals to share diversity and inclusion best
practices, promote stronger networks, develop professional skills, and
promote and build employee/business resource group capabilities.
John is a graduate of Boston College, Carroll School of Management