J. Puckett is a core member of Boston Consulting Group’s People & Organization practice and the founder and global leader of BCG U, the firm's upskilling, reskilling, and talent development offering. J. also founded and led BCG’s global work in education, employment, and welfare.

Since joining BCG in 1989, J. has served clients across a wide range of industries and functional areas. He has worked with top management teams in consumer goods, industrial goods, retail, energy, education, airlines, and more.

J. has also worked extensively to help public and private sector entities with their strategic, organizational, and operational transformation efforts. He has hands-on experience in talent and capability development, business strategy design and implementation, enterprise building, large-scale transformation, change management, and stakeholder engagement.

Prior to joining BCG, J. worked for IBM. He has also served on two World Economic Forum Councils (Future of Education and Future of Education, Gender and Work).


  • MBA, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • BS, computer science and religion, Duke University