Chris Mason Ph.D.
Head of Talent Management/L&D, Compensation, & Workforce Analytics, Patagonia

Chris Mason holds a Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from DePaul University. His career has focused on the application of these principles to HR practices in companies large and small where he has led teams in the areas of Talent Management, Learning & Leadership Development, Compensation, and Human Capital Analytics. He currently heads up the global Talent Management, Compensation, & Workforce Analytics functions for Patagonia based in Ventura, CA. His passion is the reinvention of Talent and HR processes with a focus on moving to much more dynamic, democratized, and datafied interactions enabled through new digital products and platforms.