Marc Effron

Marc Effron

Marc Effron, is a top 100 Influencer in HR and founder and president of the Talent Strategy Group and Talent Quarterly magazine. He helps the world's largest and most successful companies improve the quality and depth of their talent. In light of that, Talent Strategy Group just launched the first-ever census of the global human-resource community targeting over 35K HR leaders. The 2019 Global Human Resources Census will provide HR professionals with key insights about the evolving HR community – the work they do, their diversity, capabilities and mindsets. The survey even assesses sleep, stress, engagement and balance.

His consulting work focuses on creating effective talent strategies and detailed talent management process designs, all using the One Page Talent Management approach – Simplicity, Accountability and Transparency.  

With deep consulting and corporate talent management experience, he provides a highly practical, broadly informed perspective to his clients. Prior to forming The Talent Strategy Group, he served as vice president, global talent management for Avon Products, and started and led the Global Leadership Consulting Practice at consultancy Hewitt Associates.  He was also senior vice president, leadership development for Bank of America and served as a political consultant and a staff assistant to a United States Congressman.

He co-authored the Harvard Business Press best-selling book One Page Talent Management: Eliminating Complexity, Adding Value.  He also co-authored Leading the Way, co-edited Human Resources in the 21st Century and has written chapters in eight management and leadership books. He is a regular columnist for human resources publications worldwide.

He earned a M.B.A. from the Yale University School of Management and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Washington.

He founded and leads the New Talent Management Network, a non-profit HR networking and research organization that is now the world's largest talent management organization with more than 3,000 members.

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