Jodi L. Starkman (executive director)

Jodi Starkman is Executive Director of Innovation Resource Center for Human Resources (IRC4HR®), formerly known as IRC.  Prior to her role at IRC4HR, Jodi was the EVP and COO for Global Consulting at ORC Worldwide (now Mercer). She has worked in human resources strategy and organization change at PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM, leading large-scale business and HR transformation programs across multiple industries. Ms. Starkman earned her bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania and her master’s from the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy. Jodi is a board member of, a non-profit that is focused on the intersection of aging and gender in the workplace. In addition to her work at IRC4HR, she is also an organization development/effectiveness consultant and certified coach assisting businesses, non-profits, and individuals to improve organizational health and team/individual performance.