Solange Charas, Ph.D.

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Founder, HC Moneyball | CEO, Charas Consulting | Adjunct Professor, NYU, USC, Columbia

Dr. Charas is the Founder and CEO of HC Moneyball, an Adjunct Professor, and a governance researcher and thought-leader.

Dr. Charas’ SaaS product – HCMetrix™ – delivers capabilities for subscribers to quantify the material impact of human capital on corporate performance and understand the effectiveness of human capital programs in generating HCROI. She is an expert in the area of human capital disclosures required a variety of ESG governance frameworks, the SEC and ISO 30414 and 30415.

She has served on public company boards and has held the Chairperson role for Audit and Compensation Committees. She has also served on private for-profit, non-profit and higher education boards. 

Solange is an Adjunct Professor in the Master’s Programs of Human Capital Management at Columbia, USC and NYU. She also is a Distinguished Principal Research Fellow at The Conference Board, leads the Strategic Human Capital Institute in the Human Capital Center, and serves as a Board Advisor to the Center.

Solange held the CHRO position at three global public companies and was part of the leadership team (National Director) at EY and Arthur Andersen.

Dr. Charas earned a PhD in Management (focused on Board Governance) from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management, an MBA in Accounting and Finance from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management, and a BA in International Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

She has been published or cited in more than 250 research and practitioner publications including 70+ academic citations.  Some of her noteworthy publications includeHarvard Business Review, Forbes, Agenda Magazine, Financier Worldwide, NACD, Fast Company, USA Today, LA Times, Boston Globe, Entrepreneur Magazine. She has contributed chapters for all three editions of The Handbook for Board Governance and Coaching the Team at Work: Team Coaching Handbook. Her book, Humanizing Human Capital: Invest in Your People for Optimal Business Returns was published in September 2022. She is a frequent speaker at events addressing human capital governance issues.