EVP, Chief People Officer at JetBlue
Under the leadership of Mike Elliott, JetBlue’s People Department works to inspire a culture of humanity at JetBlue that reflects its core values of safety, caring, integrity, passion and fun. Mike’s teams are responsible for all matters that shape and govern how crewmembers relate to their work at JetBlue, including hiring, onboarding, training, professional development, employee relations, diversity, compensation, benefits and corporate social responsibility. Mike joined JetBlue in 2010 as vice president, crew relations and was named SVP, people in 2014. In February 2015, he joined JetBlue’s executive leadership team as EVP, people. Prior to joining JetBlue, Mike spent 19 years at Airborne Express/DHL. He started at Airborne as an operations supervisor working in several facilities across Manhattan. Leaving operations as regional manager for the Manhattan operation, he moved to customer service and became director, US customer service operations prior to joining the labor relations and human resources team as vice president. After graduating from Siena College, Mike served as a Commissioned Officer in the United States Army.