Executive Leadership Team

Whitney Jones

Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer

Whitney Jones serves as Sangamo’s Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer. She is responsible for people and culture, talent and acquisition, human resources operations, learning and development. She has over 20 years of experience in human resources and leadership development across the pharmaceutical, fintech and retail industries. Prior to joining Sangamo in 2020, Ms. Jones led the Human Resources team as the Chief People Officer at LendingClub, a marketplace lending company. Earlier in her career, she served as Global Head of Human Resources at Grifols (formerly Novartis Diagnostics) and held roles of increasing responsibility at Gap, Inc. from 2000 to 2013. She began her career as the Founder and Owner of Affordable Luxuries, growing a client base of Fortune 500 companies.

Ms. Jones received her B.A. in History from the University of Vermont, Burlington.