John Basile

Diversity Inclusion Leader and Executive Coach

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. Throughout his career, John has led teams focused on talent acquisition, business unit HR support, talent management, organizational effectiveness, and employee engagement.

John has proven success in coaching at all levels of an organization to help leaders achieve greater success in their professional development, business acumen, and inclusive leadership competence. He is skilled at creating and sustaining effective D&I strategies, building and engaging employee resource groups, and creating education and awareness programs in support of fostering a more diverse and inclusive workplace.

John is also a founding partner and President 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 skilled facilitator, moderator and emcee and has been a frequent keynote speaker and panelist.


2014 – “National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)” – Corporate Leader of the Year for promoting diversity and inclusion in the financial services sector
2015 – “Boston Spirit Magazine” –Top 25 LGBT Power Players of New England
2017 – “Elevate ERG Academy” – Corporate Executive of the Year
2019 – Certified Executive Coach – “Center for Executive Coaching”
John is a graduate of Boston College, Carroll School of Management

Scroll to Top