Kamilah Mitchell-Thomas

Chief People Officer at The Wall Street Journal


Kamilah Mitchell-Thomas is the current Chief People Officer at The Wall Street Journal. Prior to this, they served as Senior Vice President, People & Culture at A+E Networks from March 2015 to June 2019. In this role, they were responsible for leading the people team, which included people acquisition, on-boarding experience, performance management, succession, diversity & inclusion, learning and leadership development. Kamilah also served as a senior business partner to A+E's strategic and revenue functions.

During their time at A+E Networks, Kamilah reimagined the performance management process to support culture transformation in alignment with the CEO's new strategic vision and corporate values. Kamilah also designed and implemented new global Learning & Development offerings.

Prior to A+E Networks, Kamilah served as Board Member at Dow Jones News Fund from October 2019 to July 2021.

Kamilah Mitchell-Thomas has a BA in Economics from Lincoln University, an Executive Leadership for Women from Simmons College - Simmons School of Management, and a Media Executive Management from Harvard Business School. Kamilah is also certified as an Action Learning Coach and NLP from Harvard Business School Executive Education.

They work with Jason P. Conti - General Counsel, Edward Roussel - Chief Innovation Officer, and Matt Murray - Editor in Chief. Kamilah Mitchell-Thomas reports to William Lewis, CEO & Publisher.



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