Global Managing Partner, Gallup
Jon Clifton is the Global Managing Partner of Gallup, an advisory firm that specializes in big data analytics of employees, customers, students and citizens. Jon’s mission is to help 7 billion citizens be heard on their most pressing work and life issues through the Gallup World Poll, a 100-year initiative spanning 150 countries. Jon is a nonresident Senior Fellow at Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion. He serves on the board of Gallup, the Meridian International Center, StreetWise Partners and Findyr.
Because of his expertise, Jon has been interviewed on BBC News, C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, and Al-Jazeera, and has testified in front of the U.S. Congress on the state of American small business and entrepreneurship. He is a frequent contributor on Gallup.com and has written for The Hill, The Diplomatic Courier, and The Global Action Report. Jon received a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from the University of Michigan and a juris doctor in international law from the University of Nebraska. He was awarded an honorary doctorate in humane letters from Midland University.