Jose A. Rodriguez is currently a Director of Human Resources at Burson-Marsteller and oversees the HR function for the U.S. West Coast. He is based in San Francisco and splits his time between SF and LA. Jose is also the HR Business Partner for two B-M PR Practices – Nof9 and US Technology. Jose has extensive experience as an HR Business Partner. Prior to joining Burson-Marsteller, Jose brought leadership and direction to Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. by developing and implementing end-to-end HR programs and services. Jose also served as a Sr. HR Business Partner at Logitech, Inc. and was responsible for providing HR partnership to two global business groups. In addition, Jose was a Sr. HR Business Partner at Gap, Inc., supporting the Corporate Legal Department and the Global Real Estate Department. At Gap, Inc. he also spent four years leading the HR function for Gap Brand in Texas. Earlier in his career, Jose was an HR Business Partner at Hewlett-Packard and was responsible for supporting HP Services in Latin America. Jose earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing at the University of Puerto Rico. He also obtained a Master’s Degree in Labor Relations from the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico. In addition, he holds a Strategic HR Certificate from Cornell University.