Guillermo Corea, MBA

Guillermo Corea, MBA

Managing Director, Workplace Innovation Lab and Venture Capital



Guillermo Corea has been involved in digital technology for over 25 years and is currently the Managing Director for SHRMLabs, SHRM’s workplace innovation laboratory and venture capital arm.

Prior to joining SHRM, he spent three years as Director, Project Management for Scripps Networks’ community platform, a social engagement feature serving a broad audience of Food Network, HGTV, and Travel Channel consumers. Earlier roles included three years as Director of Digital Media at McMurry/TMG, where we worked with various associations, and five years as Electronic Marketing Manager at Spirent Communications. He started his career as a Customer Service rep at the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS).

Guillermo received his Bachelor’s in Economics from Lynchburg College and his Master’s in Business Administration from Cornell University. He also studied at the Sorbonne in Paris and is fluent in French and Spanish.

If I weren’t so darn good at my job, I’d probably be tending to my bamboo crops in the middle of the Nicaraguan jungle.

What’s the most inspiring part of your job?

Having a front row seat to innovations that will solve a lot of the critical workplace challenges and even the playing field for a lot of workers.

When I was 5, I was pretty sure I’d be a firefighter when I grew up.