Jason Walker

Jason Walker is co-Founder at Thrive HR Consulting, an Austin, TX and Denver-CO, based HR advisory firm that seeks to augment HR needs for organizations, providing fractional HR services for leading, managing, or providing guidance in all facets of HR. Thrive provides a unique model that is helpful for companies that don’t need full-time support but need expertise and guidance in the areas of executive coaching, mergers and acquisitions, employee relations, diversity and inclusion and belonging, compliance, payroll, global HR expertise, talent acquisition, and digital workforce transformation. 


Jason is a senior Human Resources Leader with over fifteen years of experience running all phases of a successful human resources operation.  His specialties include selecting and retaining top talent, building high-performance teams, and consistently meeting and exceeding external customer’s expectations. Jason has exceptional interpersonal ability to communicate powerfully to all levels of the organization and position HR as an integral part of a successful and profitable company. He also has experience in re-engineering workforces, planning for growth, and contraction throughout the last couple of decades, the dot com bust, the second economic downturn, the 2008 Great Recession, and is currently assisting companies with Covid-19 efforts. 


Jason’s speaking topics and other areas of expertise include Talent acquisition, Mergers and acquisitions, HR data and analytics, C- level coaching, Board level work, Reengineering, Budget management, HRIS. Jason is also Six Sigma trained. 


Jason holds a BA in Political Science from San Jose State University. He holds a Masters in Human Resource Development from the University of San Francisco as well as an Executive Management Certification from The University of Texas at Austin.