Adele Rom has been a thought leader and progressive executive within the Talent, People Operations & Culture space at multiple "Best Places to Work" and Fortune 100 organizations. She’s known as a "builder" who works with founders and leaders who are pioneers and innovators in their respective industries. Adele has cultivated a diverse business acumen, having worked across multiple industries including: Media, Gaming, Entertainment, Technology, Financial Services, Manufacturing, eCommerce and Retail.
Adele is the Chief People Officer at Clique, a global media, marketing, and consumer goods company. Prior to joining Clique, she held leadership positions at industry leaders including JP Morgan Chase, Riot Games, Reformation, TechsStyle Fashion Group, Hasbro and Washington Mutual (WaMu). In addition to being involved in WFN, Adele is also highly involved in the LA tech community and is an advisor and the Los Angeles Network Lead for PeopleTech Partners.
A self-proclaimed “lifelong learner”, Adele has earned an M.B.A. with a focus in International Business from Seattle University - Albers School of Business and Economics. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Culture Anthropology from Western Washington University and is currently earning an additional Masters in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica. Adele also has a number of certifications focused on leadership development and coaching including a certification in Somatics and Embodied leadership from the Strozzi Institute.