Joel Katz is Booz Allen’s chief ethics and compliance officer and head of employment law. Joel and his team are responsible for coordinating Booz Allen’s efforts to ensure compliance with laws and regulations around the world and for fostering an ethical, values-based corporate culture. Joel has significant experience building structures, programs, and training that promote a culture of integrity and compliance and drive high levels of employee engagement.
Before coming to Booz Allen, Joel was the chief integrity and compliance officer for Resideo Technologies. Previously, he held several legal leadership positions with CA, Inc., including serving as the company’s chief ethics and compliance officer and building the compliance program that contributed to CA being named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for 4 consecutive years. Joel began his career with Williams Mullen LLP, representing companies in labor and employment-related legal issues.
Selected as part of Compliance Week magazine’s class of 2016 top minds and recognized as a top ethics and compliance officer by the Ethisphere Institute in 2013, Joel earned his J.D. with distinction from Hofstra University School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan. He is a Kallman Executive Fellow of the W. Michael Hoffman Center for Business Ethics at Bentley University and former board member of the Ethics and Compliance Association and the Ethics Research Center.