ABOUT JIM TOPOR, WFT's President

Jim Topor is the founder and President of Workforce Transformation LLC (WFT), a strategic advisory consulting firm that helps companies unlock their hidden value – either through optimizing the workforce, eliminating unnecessary operating expenses or both – allowing them to maximize their investment in their core business. Whether a small department restructuring or a global, enterprise-wide reorganization, WFT guides business leaders through business prioritization, workforce differentiation, strategic resource planning, talent supply chain optimization and execution of workforce planning and analytics strategies.


Prior to establishing WFT, Jim built the HR Strategy, Planning & Analytics function for Celgene Corporation, a global bio-pharmaceutical company. In that role, Jim and his team led the transformation of the global workforce management mindset and re-engineered the process for strategic workforce planning resulting in significant increases in global workforce productivity. He also led the design and construction of the HR Analytics function.


Before Celgene, Jim led global talent acquisition and talent management functions for Merck/Schering-Plough, Pfizer, Ernst & Young Consulting and Andersen Consulting. Jim graduated with a Political Science degree from Bucknell University.

For more information on Jim, check out his LinkedIn Profile.