PwC’s Anthony Abbatiello to Speak at Tech Council’s May First Friday

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Focus will be on GenAI’s role in transforming HR

April 24, 2024 (Cape Cod, MA) – The Cape Cod Technology Council is continuing its series on AI with its First Friday in May, when it will welcome PwC Workforce Transformation Practice Leader Anthony Abbatiello of Provincetown. He will focus on generative AI and its potential to change HR and the employee experience.

To register for the talk on Friday, May 3, 7:30-9 am, at Cape Cod Community College, visit

Anthony Abbatiello

“I’m looking forward to sharing the insights our teams have compiled working with CHROs and CEOs on the topic of GenAI and workforce experience,” said Abbatiello. “There is a tremendous amount of opportunity to capture in helping organizations structure themselves for the future.”

“Anthony is a thought leader when it comes to human resources and talent strategy. We’re excited to tap into his experience and learn how he is leading PwC’s efforts to assist clients with AI implementations in the workplace and enhance HR functions,” said Tech Council Executive Director Steve Smith. “This is a great opportunity to better understand the power of GenAI as a tool HR teams can use to improve their work and boost employee morale and productivity.”

Abbatiello has led PwC’s human capital consulting business, delivering HR transformation, change management, organizational development, and rewards services to CEOs and CHROs across sectors and functions. He has more than 25 years of leadership and HR experience in advising companies across a number of industries, working as a trusted advisor on senior executive performance, transformational leadership, employee experience, and succession management.

Prior to PwC, he led the global leadership advisory business for Russell Reynolds Associates. He is an adjunct professor at New York University, teaching graduate courses in organizational assessment and analysis. He is also an opinion columnist for CEOWORLD magazine.

He is a sought-after speaker who has appeared on the HR Happy Hour Network and At Work in America podcasts and presented at last year’s HR Technology Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas. He was named an HR Trendsetter by the Society for Human Resource Management and a 2023 Top 25 Human Capital Consultant by The Consulting Report.

Abbatiello has a bachelor’s degree in international business and business administration from Villanova University.

May’s First Friday talk is the latest in the Tech Council’s ongoing AI series which started last fall and has covered everything from military defense to ChatGPT.

About Cape Cod Technology Council
Founded in 1994 and incorporated in 1996, the Cape Cod Technology Council is a membership-based, events-oriented nonprofit that promotes technology and its understandings on Cape Cod, the Islands, and in Southeastern Massachusetts. The Council’s work includes supporting the direction of development of the technology infrastructure in the region to advance the growth, effectiveness, and competitiveness of member organizations; assist in the technology education for the advancement of its members as well as future generations through a variety of programs; and provide unique, meaningful, and topical presentations, discussions, forums, and events focused on technology. To learn more about the Technology Council, visit