Dr. Gabriela Burlacu
Dr. Gabriela Burlacu is a Customer Insights Specialist in Global Innovation Enablement at SAP, developing methods and tools to assess and improve the value customers get from their SAP solutions. She received her doctorate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Portland State University, where she studied the motivational, attitudinal, and behavioral impacts of performance feedback. Although Gabby’s role at SAP involves engaging with companies broadly on issues and challenges related to managing their workforces, often this involves directly addressing the design and implementation of performance management systems that meet the needs of employees and managers. When Gabby is not on the frontlines of strategic talent management, she can be found boating, kayaking, and hiking in her hometown of Portland, Oregon.