Jane Datta

Director of Workforce Planning and Analysis Division, NASA

Ms. Datta is Director of NASA’s Workforce Planning and Analysis Division within the Office of Human Capital Management at the Agency Headquarters in Washington DC. As a leader of the Agency-level workforce planning function, she integrates information from, and coordinates activities across, the Agency’s ten field centers. The scope of her work includes development of Agency-level workforce processes, practices and systems and integration of workforce planning with budget and strategic planning. In addition, Ms. Datta oversees Agency-level recruiting, and hiring and student programs. Prior to joining NASA in 2007, Ms. Datta was an Associate with Booz Allen Hamilton’s Organization and Strategy team. In her tenure with Booz Allen, she focused on strategic workforce planning engagements at several clients including NASA, and developed methodologies in support of that firm’s growing business. Prior to Booz Allen, she worked for ten years at United Technologies Corporation in various Human Resources disciplines, including Executive Compensation, Employee Development, and HR Generalist roles. Ms. Datta holds an M.M. (MBA) from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.A. from Yale University.

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