Jenna N. Filipkowski, Ph.D.
Head of Research, Human Capital Institute (HCI)

Jenna N. Filipkowski, Ph.D. is the Vice President of Research at the Human Capital Institute (HCI) and she lives to make work better for everyone. With her research, Jenna is responsible for providing rigorous, insightful analysis, and actionable reporting that helps business and human resources decision-makers drive results. 
Previously, she spent several years as a talent assessment consultant and research scientist Chally Group, a GrowthPlay company. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Wright State University and her B.S. degree from Ursinus College.

Because of her passions for improving people’s experience in the workplace and helping others find meaning and purpose from work, Jenna is training to become a certified professional and executive coach in an International Coach Federation (ICF) Accredited Coach Training Program at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas, Dallas. 

Over the past four years at HCI, she has authored over 30 research papers on a variety of talent management topics such as coaching, leadership development, talent acquisition, and employee engagement. She has presented her work at numerous professional conferences, magazines, and academic publications. Jenna is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Jenna lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband, son, and two dogs.