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Susan Miele, PhD

Head of Human Resources


Susan Miele joined Foundation Medicine in 2017 as its Head of Human Resources. A seasoned HR executive, Ms. Miele is passionate about developing individuals, growing and leading high performance teams, and shaping organizations with an eye towards achieving exceptional results. Prior to joining Foundation Medicine, Ms. Miele was the Managing Director of Global Human Resources at Cambridge Associates where she led a team to attract, retain, and engage 1,300 employees across the globe. She previously held senior leadership positions in the technology, life sciences and professional services industries. Her experiences include the role of Chief People Officer at Mobiquity, a venture backed technology start-up and at Omgeo, a global financial services firm with employees in more than 14 countries. Ms. Miele was a Senior Partner and Practice Leader at Camden Consulting Group, as well as the Global Director of Organizational Development for Smith & Nephew, a global medical device company with more than 8,000 employees worldwide.

Ms. Miele holds a Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Systems, as well as a master’s degree in Human Development from Fielding Graduate University. She received a bachelor’s degree in Management from the University of Massachusetts and a master’s degree in Training and Organizational development from Lesley University. She also holds graduate certificates from George Washington University and the University of Southern California in Leadership Coaching and Organizational Design, respectively.