Judy Jackson

Judy Jackson

Global Chief Talent Officer at Wunderman
New York, United States

About me

Wunderman’s global chief talent officer is a thought leader in human resources management whose career includes stints as chief talent officer at IPG Mediabrands North America and Digitas, and HR roles at Time Inc. and BBDO. Known for a candid, straightforward approach and her unmistakable laugh, Judy is driven to bring out the best in others.

She has contributed to a number books on human resources management, including The Coaching Connection: A Manager’s Guide to Developing Individual Potential in the Context of the Organization and Career GPS: Strategies for Women Navigating the New Corporate Landscape. Judy is a member of the International Radio and Television Society board and a former president of BRAINY (Black Representative Association of New York).

Her chief project outside of work: being a mom to her teenage daughter.

Positions

Global Chief Talent Officer
New York, United States
November 2015 - Present (2 years 9 months)
Accountable for the leadership, development and execution of a broad talent strategy for Wunderman globally, supporting the strategic needs of the global network. Returned to Wunderman after 15 years to work with its dynamic leadership team in building for the future.
EVP, Chief Talent Officer, North America
New York, United States
September 2012 - November 2015 (3 years 2 months)
Responsible for building the IPG Mediabrands North America HR capability encompassing the full talent suite of Recruiting, Compensation, HRIS, Learning and Development and Diversity and Inclusion. Led talent programs and new initiatives across all brands including UM, Initiative, Orion, BPN and ID Media.
Chief Talent Officer
New York, United States
November 2005 - September 2012 (6 years 10 months)
Led all human resources efforts with a focus on strengthening opportunities for Digits talent. Championed Digitas' Diversity & Inclusion program, working to ensure that every employee's experience is the organization was positive and valuable. Agency won more than 20 Best Places to Work accolades during last two years of tenure.
Vice President, Human Resources
Time Inc.
United States
June 2004 - November 2005 (1 year 5 months)
Led the transition of Essence Magazine, the premier magazine for Black women into the fold of Time Inc publications.
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
New York, United States
May 2000 - May 2004 (4 years)

Education

Mass Communication/Media Studies

1975 - 1979 (4 years)

1972 - 1974 (2 years)

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