Jones will drive growth of GMAC assessment and products portfolio.
Joy Jones has joined the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) as the organization’s first-ever chief product officer and general manager of assessments. Jones will be responsible for managing the Council’s products and assessments portfolio, which includes the Graduate Management Admission Test™ (GMAT™) exam — used by more than 6,500 programs worldwide and taken each year by more than 200,000 candidates for application to graduate business programs. In addition to the GMAT exam, Jones will oversee the NMAT by GMAC™ exam, Executive Assessment, test preparation materials, and the organization’s database product — Graduate Management Admission Search Service™ (GMASS™) database. Jones will serve as an officer of the company and a member of the Council’s senior leadership team.
Jones comes to GMAC from the Associated Press (AP), where in her 13-year tenure she held a variety of product, sales, business development and operations leadership roles. Prior to the AP, Jones worked at Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, where she was an executive with the Telecom Media Networks consulting practice.
She earned her MBA at Stanford University and holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and applied sciences from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where she graduated with honors.