Sandra Cano

Executive Talent Acquisition professional

Sandra Cano is an accomplished Executive Talent Acquisition professional with 25 years of domestic and global experience in Fortune 500, private sector, and start-ups. Sandra brings unique experience driving global business transformation by building diverse teams, delivering solutions in Talent Attraction, Engagement Strategies, Succession Planning and Talent Incubation.

Sandra joined Visa Inc.(V) in January of 2018. In addition to Executive recruiting, she has led diversity and Inclusion initiatives, served as leader for the Affinity groups and has a deep passion for developing and retaining underrepresented minorities in technology. She came to Visa Inc. from GE (GE) where she helped build the GE Digital Executive team and managed the Technical Executive Recruiting function for three business organizations in North America and Latin America. Prior to GE, she worked at Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) and owned her own recruiting business focused on servicing emerging technology start-up companies.

Born and raised in Mexico City, Sandra holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations and Human Resources Certificate from Universidad Iberoamericana. A Post Graduate Degree in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University. A Diversity & Inclusion Certification from Cornell University. Corporate Board Readiness Training by “How Women Lead- Non-Profit Organization”. Outside of work, you can find Sandra traveling around the world with her husband and son, Zumba dancing, and cooking.

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