Johnny Taylor

Johnny Taylor

President & CEO

SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest HR professional society with 300,000 members in over 165 countries who impact the lives of 115 million workers every day. He frequently testifies before Congress on critical workforce issues and authors a weekly column, "Ask HR," in USA Today, the country's largest newspaper.Johnny's knowledge and perspectives are shaped by his 20+ year career as a lawyer, human resources executive and CEO in both the not-for-profit and for-profit space. His decades of leadership include senior and chief executive roles at IAC/Interactive Corp, Viacom's Paramount Pictures and Blockbuster Entertainment Group, McGuireWoods LLC, Compass Group USA and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Johnny serves on the boards of the American Red Cross, the University of Miami, Jobs for America's Graduates, and Safe Streets and Second Chances.