Jonathan H. Westover, Ph.D. is an award-winning US-based Amazon.com #1 Best Selling Author, ranked # 1 HR, Innovation, and Future of Work Global Thought Leader & Influencer (Thinkers360), ranked in the Top 30 in Management and Organizational Culture (Global Gurus), and has been included on LeadersHum’s Power List of the Top 200 Biggest Voices in Leadership to watch for in 2022. He is an entrepreneur, management consultant, teacher, and research academic based in Orem, Utah. He is the host and producer of the popular Human Capital Innovations (HCI) Podcast, Chief Academic & Learning Officer of the HCI Academy, and serves on a host of nonprofit, community, and association boards and committees and has received numerous awards for his teaching, research, and service to the community.
Dr. Westover is a professor and chair of Organizational Leadership in the Woodbury School of Business at Utah Valley University, Academic Director of the UVU Center for Social Impact and the UVU SIMLab, and Faculty Fellow for Ethics in Public Life (previously the Associate Director) in the Center for the Study of Ethics. Dr. Westover has been published widely in academic journals, books, and practitioner publications. He is a regular visiting faculty member in other international graduate business programs. Jonathan received his Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology: Research and Analysis (with minors in management and Korean) and his Master of Public Administration degree (emphases in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management) at Brigham Young University. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology (emphases in International Political Economy and Work and Organizations) at the University of Utah.