Judy Jackson

Judy Jackson

Global Head of Culture at WPP
New York, United States

About me

Judy is committed to developing productive environments of diverse and creative ideas across all WPP-affiliated organizations. She strives to invigorate employees at each level of seniority to acquire authentic and innovative ways of thinking. Prior to working at WPP, Judy had a variety leadership positions such as Global Chief Talent Officer for Wunderman, Chief Talent Officer at IPG Mediabrands North America and Digitas, and HR roles at Time Inc., BBDO and ABC-TV. Judy is a member of the International Radio and Television Society board and a former president of BRAINY (Black Representative Association of New York).


Global Head of Culture
London, United Kingdom
January 2019 - Present (1 year 8 months)
Based in New York
Global Chief Talent Officer
New York, United States
November 2015 - January 2019 (3 years 2 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
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)


Mass Communication/Media Studies

1975 - 1979 (4 years)

1972 - 1974 (2 years)

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