Iris Nafshi

Iris Nafshi

Location: Philadelphia, PA


Iris is a catalyst for personal and professional growth, leveraging a remarkable track record of accomplishments. With expertise in leadership and executive development across diverse industries, she empowers leaders to unlock their full potential.

Having excelled in the military, biopharma, technology, and packaged food sectors, Iris has made significant contributions as a business leader. As VP of Talent & Learning at Campbell Soup, she built empowering Talent Management and learning solutions. At Microsoft, as Global Head of Leadership & Executive Development, she shaped the strategy and pioneered cutting-edge learning experiences. Iris led executive onboarding, coaching, assessment, and development, nurturing Microsoft's brightest talent. Her expertise further extends to her role as Director of Organizational Development at Bristol-Myers Squibb, where she excelled as a trusted HR Business Partner, focusing on Leadership Development, Organizational Development, and Talent Management.

Prior to her U.S. career, Iris served as a Captain in the Israeli Army, making an impact as an Organizational Development Consultant in the Field Artillery Division.

Beyond her professional pursuits, Iris embraces life's adventures personally and athletically. As a dedicated triathlete, she has conquered the ultimate challenge by completing the prestigious Ironman Triathlon. Her consistency and perseverance reflect the values she instills in her clients. Guided by Iris, leaders embark on a journey led by someone who has experienced personal and professional growth, triumphed over challenges, and accomplished extraordinary feats. With unwavering support and deep understanding, Iris empowers her clients to surpass their limits, embrace change, and achieve unparalleled success.

Niche Areas of Expertise

  • Career Development
  • Change Management
  • Leaders in Transition
  • Organizational Development

Industry Experience

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • High Tech
  • Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products


  • English
  • Hebrew


  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem - MA, Organizational Psychology
  • Rutgers University - MA, Human Resources Management and Labor Relations
  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem - BA, Sociology and Anthropology


  • Hogan
  • MBTI
  • Leadership Circle Profile

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