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Beverly Tarulli


Beverly Tarulli, Ph.D. is vice president, Human Capital Strategy and Workforce Analytics at PepsiCo. She is responsible for leveraging data in developing PepsiCo’s human capital strategy to ensure the right approach to attracting, retaining and developing talent to support business growth. She also leads the workforce analytics function, which applies advanced analytics to drive human resources solutions that maximize business impact. Prior to PepsiCo, Beverly worked in client-facing roles with Accenture and in internal HR research and development roles at BellSouth (now AT&T).

Dr. Tarulli has over 25 years of experience as both an internal HR professional and as a human capital expert providing service to clients. She has held senior roles as an HR business partner supporting C-suite executives, organization and leadership development practitioner and as a COE leader. She has helped organizations improve their talent practices and organizational effectiveness by her work in all aspects of talent management and development, including employee selection, training and employee development, performance management, leadership development, organization design, culture change, change management and employee engagement. Dr. Tarulli has multiple publications in top peer-reviewed organizational journals, as well as professional presentations in various areas of talent management, diversity and people analytics.

Dr. Tarulli’s professional interests have focused on the retention, engagement and progression of women at work and awareness-building and support of STEM. She created PepsiCo’s women’s strategy and co-founded and co-leads their STEM Council.  Externally, she has served in advisory capacities with the Business Higher Education Forum and the American Council on Education Global Alliance for Innovation in Tertiary Education.


  • Ph.D., The University of Akron
  • M.A., The University of Akron
  • B.A., Franklin & Marshall College


  • Three Ways to Increase the Impact of People Analytics, People + Strategy Journal
  • Evolving the Strategic Workforce Planning Strategy at PepsiCo, People + Strategy Journal