Dr. Jac, as he is known worldwide, is acknowledged as the father of human capital strategic analysis and measurement. During the 1970s he carried out the original research which led to the first human resources metrics in 1978. As founder of the Saratoga Institute in 1980, he developed the first international HR benchmarking service, eventually covering 2,000 companies in a dozen countries.
In 2007 he formed the Predictive Initiative, a group of 12 organizations and several thought leaders to develop a new model for human capital management. In October 2008, the Predictive Management system (HCM: 21) was launched. This is the first HR and human capital management system based on predictive analytics now in use in over a dozen countries around the world.
Among his many honors, SHRM cited Dr. Jac as one of the fifty persons in the past fifty years who have significantly changed what HR does and how it does it. IHRIM gave him its Chairman's Award for innovation in HR technology. HR World picked him as one of the Top 5 HR management gurus. Peru's business school, Ricardo Palma University, awarded Dr. Jac an Honorary Doctorate degree for his leading edge work in human capital management.
He is on the Advisory Board of Capital Analytics, KnowledgeAdvisors, People Report, OrcaEyes and Human Capital Management Institute.
Dr. Fitzenz has published 12 books and over 300 articles, reports and book chapters on measurement and strategic management. Dr. Jac's books have been translated into Chinese, German, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Turkish. He is a two-time winner of the SHRM Book of the Year Award for Human Value Management (1991) and The ROI of Human Capital (2001). His monthly column, Leading Edge, appears in Talent Management journal.
He has trained more than 90,000 managers in 46 countries. Although his work is widely imitated, he remains The Source" for human capital strategy, measurement and analytics.