Jennifer Tharp, CEO and President
Jennifer Tharp has championed good governance practices for numerous Fortune 500 companies in a variety of industries. Her work has included partnering with executives on large-scale change initiatives, from sustainability programs and regulatory compliance to strategic execution.
Ms. Tharp has advised many high-tech multinationals including Vodafone, Thomson, Genentech, Nikon, and eBay, helping them improve efficiency and creating strong governance.
Unlike consultants who work from an academic or human resources perspective, Jennifer combines her experience in technology infrastructure, corporate governance, organizational development, and change management with a background in all facets of business — from marketing and sales to accounting and IT. Working seamlessly throughout the organization to assess challenges and risks, develop practical solutions, and provide implementation guidance, she helps companies reach greater control at lower cost.
Profiled by Ziff-Davis Media as a "Great Mind in Development," Jennifer speaks frequently on governance, risk, and strategy.
Jennifer holds a BS in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
You can subscribe to her blog at tharpo.com.