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Professional Advisory Board

Strategic Advisory Board


Advisory Board


Jack W. Brooks


Jack W. Brooks is Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources for Axway. As Axway's Chief People Officer, Jack is a strategic global business transformation and HR leader who builds integrated global HR teams comprised of HR business partners, learning and organizational development functions, compensation experts, and talent acquisition teams. In the 5 years he's been with Axway, Jack has dramatically improved global HR efficiencies, kept pace with the extensive workforce demands of high growth, regularly interacting with the company's Board of Directors and Compensation Committee. Jack partners with executive leadership to develop global programs, processes and strategies to grow revenue and profitability, and his pioneering workforce strategies help ensure that Axway identifies and retains the right mix of employees to meet the business needs and goals.


Prior to Axway, Jack has had expansive experience leading global transformations in a number of companies through alignment, reorganization, and corporate culture changes as well as effective employee engagement programs. Just prior to joining Axway, Jack led global HR and Administration at Airband Communications. There he devised and directed the company's training and development program for sales and marketing teams which more than doubled annual revenues.


At Axway, and throughout his extensive executive career, Jack plays a major role in the negotiation of acquiring companies, and directs the successful assimilation of acquisitions into the company. Jack has demonstrated skill with acquisitions, and contributed at high levels to organizational performance at companies such as Broadwing Communications, Efficient Networks, Sequent Computer and other corporations.

Jack earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at The Citadel, and was an Officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, honorably discharged. On his days off, you'll find Jack mastering his golf swing, or teaching his grandchildren to say "Go Cowboys!"