Gene Zaino

President and Chief Executive Officer of MBO Partners, and a sought after speaker on the future of work.

Gene Zaino is the President and Chief Executive Officer of MBO Partners, a company that has reinvented the way independent consultants and organizations work together. Gene is an accomplished and nationally recognized expert in the contract workforce market and frequently sought after speaker.

Zaino is a major force in the independent workforce movement, solely committed to making it easier for self-employed professionals and their clients to work together.

Gene is an avid entrepreneur who graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Economics (BSE). After four years with KPMG as a CPA and management consultant, he spent 20 years building various consulting companies, some funded by financial luminaries Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Austin Ventures, and Goldman Sachs.

He has served on the expert advisory board for the Human Capital Institute and collaborated with other industry leaders to create and develop the Contract Talent Research Practice Area at HCI, furthering education, ethics, and industry best practices. Zaino has led executive seminars at the Project Management Institute, Staffing Industry Analysts, and the Military Officers Association of America. He is a frequent speaker and has appeared in publications, radio and television including the CNN, CNBC, Forbes and The Wall Street Journal.