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Jeff T.H. Pon

CHRO, Executive Office - SHRM.

Jeff T.H. Pon, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP is the Society for Human Resource Management's (SHRM's) Chief Human Resources & Strategy Officer. Dr. Pon has over 20 years of experience in leading organizations and transforming talent management in the private and public sectors. Dr. Pon has co-authored and developed national Human Resource standards with the Corporate Leadership Council, the National Academy of Public Administration, and Booz Allen Hamilton.

Previous to joining the Society for Human Resources Management, Dr. Pon was the President and COO of Futures Inc. Futures' mission is to help find the right jobs for returning military, veterans, and their families.

As a Principal at Booz Allen Hamilton, Dr. Pon served as a strategic human capital management consultant in support of United States Federal Government clients such as: the Social Security Administration, Department of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), Internal Revenue Service, Department of Energy, General Services Administration, and the Office of Personnel Management.

In January, 2006 Dr. Pon was appointed to the Senior Executive Service as the Chief Human Capital Officer for the U. S. Department of Energy. In 2003 he also served as the Director of the U. S. Office of Personnel Management's electronic government initiatives.

Dr. Pon earned his Doctorate in Philosophy (Ph.D., Industrial Organizational Psychology) from the California School of Professional Psychology in 1997. He also has a Master of Science Degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology. His undergraduate degree is in Psychology and Human Factors from the University of Southern California. Dr. Pon lives with Mrs. Dr. Gillian Pon and their two young children, Cordelia and Charlotte, in Ashburn, Virginia.