Vice President and Chief of Staff, Office of the CEO
San Jose Director
Jason Rodriguez is Vice President and Chief of Staff to the CEO of HP Inc. Jason is responsible for driving the strategic agenda and staff operations, including extensive cross-functional collaboration among operating businesses and corporate functions.
Prior to HP, Jason served as the Assistant Vice President for Foundation, Corporate and Government Relations at Santa Clara University. In this role, Jason had responsibility for SCU’s relationships with foundations, corporations and government stakeholders to create lasting partnerships and secure financial support for the University’s programs and institutional priorities.
Jason’s HP career started in government relations and concluded with his role as the Executive Director of Global Public Policy, and Government Relations for the Americas and US State and Local. Jason and his team were responsible for developing HP’s global public policy agenda as well as representing HP before U.S. state and local, Canadian, Mexican and Latin American governments on legislative, regulatory, and policy issues as well as business development opportunities. Jason and his team were also responsible for developing the strategy for and the management of trade associations, political organizations and relationship building with business and community leaders to achieve HP’s public policy goals.
Jason served as an elected trustee of the Alum Rock Union Elementary School District in San Jose, CA. Jason was the youngest person ever elected to this board. Prior to joining HP, Jason founded a community newspaper, East: The Neighborhood Voice, in East San Jose and was a Business Development Manager for Knight Ridder. Jason also has extensive experience working on campaigns and for local elected officials. Jason is on the boards of Sacred Heart Community Services, National Hispanic University Foundation and Santa Clara University’s Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education, and on the Marketing and Communications committee of the Catholic Community Foundation of Santa Clara County. He is also an American Leadership Forum (ALF) Class XXIII Senior Fellow, emeritus board member of the Bay Area After-School All-Stars, and formerly served on the advisory boards of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute and All-Stars Helping Kids. Jason previously served as a trustee of the San Jose/Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce and Chamber PAC. Jason is an avid golfer. Jason is a graduate of Santa Clara University with a degree in Marketing and a minor in Political Science.