Jaison is a consultant who specializes in executive and broad-based employee compensation. With 20 years of experience working with companies in the financial services, high tech, biotechnology and retail industries, Jaison has extensive experience advising executive management and Boards of Directors on all aspects of compensation, as well as leading complex client engagements and teams on large-scale compensation related projects. His services include:
Jaison has tremendous insight and a strong ability to reframe client’s questions and concerns to get to the heart of an issue, and then to develop creative solutions leveraging industry best practices. He is the ultimate collaborator and works seamlessly with people at all levels of the organization to execute enterprise-wide initiatives.
Jaison holds an undergraduate degree in Diplomatic History with a minor in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania. He lives in Marin County, CA and is an avid wine collector and passionate home cook. He enjoys travelling as much as possible – both near and far — with his wife and son. Jaison can be reached by email.
“Jaison is a top drawer consultant and was a huge asset to my team. He has an uncanny ability for simplifying complex topics and making them digestible to broader audiences. I’d hire Jaison again in a heartbeat.”
~ Mark Anderson, Senior Vice President, Total Rewards, Bank of the West
Mark Anderson - Senior Vice President, Total Rewards, Bank of the West
“Jaison is truly a top drawer consultant and was a huge asset to my team. He became a trusted advisor of mine on executive compensation initiatives and we ultimately expanded his role into broad-based compensation and benefits programs. He is extremely knowledgeable about industry trends and best practices and always brings unique insights and ideas to the table. He has an uncanny ability for simplifying complex topics and making them digestible to broader audiences. In particular, his written communications skills are superb – darn near flawless. I’d hire Jaison again in a heartbeat."
Karen Shinn - Vice President, Compensation, Bank of the West
“Jaison is a smart, highly collaborative consultant and is really easy to work with. He has excellent judgement and provides thoughtful solutions that always consider broader implications and impacts. Nothing gets dropped or missed on his watch. Jaison always challenged me and my team to consider multiple sides to an issue and make sure our solutions were as robust as possible – I really value that in a consultant and partner. Working with him is a real pleasure.”
Michael Kestenbaum - former Vice President, Executive Compensation, Bank of the West
“I have known Jaison for the better part of 17 years. He was a mentor early in my career, and now, nearly 20 years later, I continue to rely on and value his partnership and guidance. Most recently, we worked closely together at Bank of the West on a variety of executive compensation initiatives. Jaison possesses tremendous insight and a strong ability to reframe client’s questions and concerns to get to the heart of their issues, and to develop creative solutions that consider industry best practices. He is the ultimate collaborator and works seamlessly with people at all levels of the organization. Jaison is a fantastic consultant and partner and I absolutely recommend him.”