Jessica Perry, Chief Digital Officer


​​Jessica Perry 

Jessica Perry serves as SHRM's Chief Digital Officer, overseeing information technology and business operations that drive digital media experiences and revenue.  A highly accomplished and pioneering leader in online publishing, Perry has more than 25 years of experience directing new technology initiatives for major media operations, with an emphasis on premium and multimedia product and revenue development.

Prior to joining SHRM, Perry was Vice President and General Manager at the National Journal division of Atlantic Media, overseeing digital strategy and operations for free, membership and mobile products. Previously, she led product operations at Conde Nast Digital, responsible for defining, developing and implementing web and mobile product initiatives and enhancements for more than 20 brands, including The New Yorker, Wired GQ, Epicurious, and Glamour.  

Perry began her career laying the digital future for Dow Jones, with roles spanning editorial, marketing, business and product development.  She initiated the first web content licensing efforts for Dow Jones, and was on the founding team of the Wall Street Journal Online, responsible for revenue-driving online partnerships. As SVP of Marketing and Business Development for the company's Consumer Electronic Publishing group, she oversaw circulation and marketing for, MarketWatch and Barron's.
Perry is current chairperson of the Software & Information Industry Association, the principal trade association for B2B content and data providers, offering events, training and services in government relations and intellectual property. She has also served on the advisory boards of several online content start-ups, and frequently speaks on the subject digital media transformation. 

Perry earned Master's and Bachelor's degrees from Northwestern University.


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