Jon Decoteau

2019 Speaker


Jon Decoteau is a Senior HR leader specializing in Business Partner Support, HR Strategy and Services with over 25 years of experience. He has a proven track record of getting organizations aligned, evaluating their strengths, defining projects and then driving those global projects to completion. He has done this at The Coca-Cola Company where he led their global HR Transformation in 100+ countries, at Motorola where he tripled a software development center in 18 months and at eBay where he helped the leadership team develop their three-year HR technology strategy.

Jon is currently SHRM’s Divisional Director and the California Field Services Leader based in Sacramento, California. In this role, he is responsible for leading SHRM’s Field Services team, providing membership focused services for chapters and state councils of the 300,000-member global professional Human Resources Association. He is now focused on providing strategic leadership for SHRM in California and the team responsible for the United States and Pacific Territories.


“Certification and How to Invest in Your Career”

It’s time to invest in yourself! The Future of HR is evolving and today it requires competency in HR and Business. Learn how to excel in your professions. The competency-based SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certifications will help prepare you for today’s challenges and any future challenges.

This session will provide a quick overview of the trajectory of your profession, identify the skills demanded in the future, as well as give you the details on these cutting-edge HR certifications.

Jon will cover the future of HR, the concept of HR and business competency, and will provide you with all the details. Learn more about what it takes, how to prepare, the cost and how you can sit for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP. These letters matter! They are backed by the world’s largest HR Association.

Special Bonus Round: Learn about some of the professional development tools available to SHRM members!